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Cook II (Part-Time w/Benefits; Days)

Nicklaus Children's Health System
Miami, FL 33128
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**Part-Time w/Benefits; Days*

Job Summary

Assists food production of patients and retail services. Performs short-order cooking and serving of food and/or the preparation of sandwiches at the Grill and Deli/Food Station. Prepares, seasons, cooks, displays, and serves food according to recipes and specifications for patient and retail services.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • 2-4 years of volume cooking experience in a hospital, hotel, institutional, or catering setting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains food production sheets for the hot station and the grill areas by weighing food items for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Dates, labels and maintains prepared food items fresh following the FIFO (First In, First Out) method.

  • Ensures food is served at safe and proper temperatures (hot food hot, cold food cold).

  • Records temperatures daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner for patients and or/retail.

  • Ensures the service area is clean, sanitized and organized condition at all times. Performs daily cleaning and sanitizing of kitchen equipment used for cooking.

  • Prepares and cooks certain food items (e.g., burgers, fries, soups, sauces, vegetables, and entrees) according to projections and historical data.

  • Follows proper food safety and cooking techniques and methods.

  • Prepares, seasons and sets up at assigned times food that is appealing, tastes good, and is consistent with standardized recipes.

  • Records and maintains, with the assistance of Storeroom Clerks an accurate production and quality assurance records.

  • Serves food following pre-established guidelines for portion size and doing so in an orderly manner.

  • Serves food to customers (employees, visitors, and patients) in a pleasant, healthy and polite manner.

  • Floats and works in other areas of the Food & Nutrition Services department when needed.


  • High school education or equivalent preferred.

  • Able to float and cover in other areas of the Food & Nutrition Services department when needed.

  • Graduate of a cooking school with 1 year of volume cooking experience in a quality operation preferred.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with customers and co-workers.

  • Basic knowledge in use of computers and printers.

  • Ability to learn appropriate software application(s).

  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation standards based on ServSafe.

  • Knowledge of Spanish is helpful.

  • Able to follow detailed written or verbal instructions.

  • Proficiency in food safety and proper cooking techniques and methods.


Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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Cook II (Part-Time w/Benefits; Days)

Nicklaus Children's Health System
Miami, FL 33128

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