Relief Cook – Culinary Services AHH (FT)

Full Time Job Category: Service Shift Type: Days
Arkansas Heart Hospital Little Rock, AR

Position Summary:

Assists in the preparation and cooking of foods. Prepares, seasons, and cooks soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other foodstuffs for consumption following standardized recipes.

Primary Duties:

  • Reviews menus to determine type and quantities of meats, entrees, soups, etc. to be prepared.
  • Prepares and/or cooks food items for patients or residents, staff, visitors and special functions following standardized recipes and acceptable methods of preparation.
  • Mixes ingredients according to recipes.
  • Bakes, roasts, steams meats, fish and other foods. Makes sauces, soups, stews and casseroles.
  • Tests food being cooked by tasting, smelling and/or piercing to determine that it is cooked properly.
  • Plans cooking schedule to ensure that food will be ready at the specified time.
  • Procures foodstuffs from refrigerators, freezers or other storage areas.
  • Maintains cook area in a clean, neat and orderly manner.

 

Qualification/Specifications:

  • Education: High school graduate or GED required.
  • Experience: Minimum of two years in food service as a cook required.