Perform a variety of duties to hot and cold production of meal service for the Ornish Reversal Program sessions and other program-related events according to established procedures and quality standards. Adherence to specific dietary recipes for diet modifications, various nutrition protocols and patient safety related to allergens. Uphold all departmental sanitation and hygiene standards. Prepare menu items in advance of serving and order for cafeteria, tray-line and special functions.
One (1) year experience as a cook in a large, complex healthcare facility, hotel, or institution.
Have proven knowledge of food and food products; proven skill in all areas of quality institution food production to include tray-line, cafeteria, grill and /or catering.
Ability to maintain kitchen area in a clean and organized fashion at all times, with floor dry and equipment property cleaned and sanitized.
Knowledge of health department codes and ability to adhere to policies regarding sanitation at all times.
Possess superb customer service skills.
Experience in cooking heart-healthy, low-fat, vegetarian meals without added fats such as oil.
Experience accommodating vegan, gluten-free and other special dietary needs.
Experience with different cultural cuisines.
Experience and/or knowledge of Ornish Reversal Program guidelines and able to submit any modifications in menu/recipes to dietician.
Ability to bend, squat, stand, and walk for long periods of time.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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