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What will you be doing in this role?
With minimal oversight, the First Cook ensures high quality of food processing by strict adherence to proper production techniques and the production order resulting in timely service to the customer. This position is responsible for the sanitation of all specialized cooking equipment assigned to the area. Performs all duties with sensitivity and attention to the cultural age, developmental, and environmental safety issues of the populations serviced. Works in collaboration with leadership staff to provide high-quality nutrition care and food service.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Accurately assembles trays according to prescribed diets in a timely manner.
Accurately prepares food items according to standard production orders and/or recipes and completes frozen food production orders as assigned.
Demonstrates standard procedures for preparing meals for service.
Properly processes diet orders and mens; runs all required reports from nutrition software.
Prepares food inventory and requisitions in an accurate and clear manner
Accurately follows instructions and guidelines for the proper storage of food and supplies
Properly operates, sanitizes, and maintains equipment in the work area.
Demonstrates the correct services are cleaning and dish-washing procedures.
Accepts assigned duties in a cooperative manner.
Complies with policies and adapts to change in the unit as required.
High School Diploma/GED preferred.
At least four (4) year of cooking or comparable work experience
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.