Room Service Cook II

Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Manager and Production Coordinator according to established recipes and procedures prepares seasons and cooks food for hospital patients and the cafeteria. Responsible for maintaining established standards of quality food production. Prepares main menu entrees such as meats sauces gravies and the like. Assists in cooking menu entrees salads cold plates etc.
 

Responsibilities:
Reviews menu entrees in order to ensure that menu items are prepared on a timely basis and those items which require advanced preparation (meats sauces etc.) are prepared/cooked and ready for their assigned menu. Reviews food production figures in order to determine the quantity of main entrees to prepare; coordinates food preparation quantities with supervisor in order to minimize spoilage and waste. Measures weighs and combines ingredients of quantity preparation of soups meats sauces gravies and the like in accordance with specific recipes. Cooks regular and special diet foods according to recipes; inspects and tastes food for correct seasoning quality and proper serving temperature. Operates a variety of manual and automatic kitchen equipment such as ovens microwaves grills fryers blenders slicers mixers and the like. Estimates food requirements and controls serving portions in order to control costs and reduce waste and �leftovers�. Ensures that all equipment utensils and work areas are maintained in an orderly and sanitary condition. Ensures that all foodstuffs are properly covered stored and dated. Performs other duties as assigned.
 

Other information:
BASIC KNOWLEDGE:
Associates Degree in Culinary Arts preferred. Manager Certified in Food Safety License. 


Work requires that ability to read write and speak English and perform mathematical calculations. The ability to plan food preparation in order to ensure that menu items are properly prepared for their assigned menu. The physical ability to work for long periods in a standing position and to lift moderate to heavy food supplies. The ability to operate a variety of kitchen equipment efficiently and safely.

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of six (6) years of extensive production experience in quantity food preparation (entrees sauces soups etc.) or an Associates Degree in Culinary Arts with a minimum of one (1) year experience. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Works in the kitchen where there is some discomfort due to temperature and noise. Physical ability to work for long periods in a standing position and to lift moderate to heavy food supplies. Continuous walking standing and lifting is required. Exposed to equipment which could result/cause cuts and burns.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None. 

 

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence

 

Work Type: Part Time

 

Shift: 1

 

Union: IBT


Work schedule: 

8:00AM-4:30PM  Tues Wed & Every wknd Holidays as needed.