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Food and Nutrition

Varies; Full Time

Standard Hours/Week:

General Description:
Under the direct supervision of the Executive Chef and Sous Chef, the primary function of the position is to prepare quality, wholesome foods for patients, café, and catered events. The Cook must follow standardized recipes to insure accurate consistencies, maintain appropriate nutritional values and to assure the proper amounts are prepared. All duties must follow a designated timeline in order to provide timely food products and meal services. The position shall exemplify the desired Culture of Choice® and philosophies of Parrish Healthcare.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepares and cooks foods according to menu rotation and standardized recipes as well as verbal instructions and production sheets. Batch cooks for freshness, as appropriate, and prepares accurate numbers of portions.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area throughout the shift and follows department cleaning, sanitation, and closing procedures
  • Practices prescribed safe food handling techniques, in both food prep and service, and sanitizes work area according to established HACCP procedures. Follows "clean as you go" procedures. Completes all required HACCP temperature, leftover/waste and cooling logs throughout shift.
  • Follows prescribed labelling and dating procedures. Uses foods prior to expiration dates and discards any expired foods, etc.
  • Plan for next day meals to include attending production meeting, completion of production records, prepping for next day, as appropriate.
  • Knowledgeable of therapeutic diets, altered food consistencies and the proper use of diet extensions for patient line. Plates hot foods for patient trayline.
  • All foods prepared and served are presentable and appropriately garnished.
  • Effectively communicates with co-workers for successful completion of duties.
  • Assists management, as appropriate in performing tasks conducive to efficient and effective operation of the department.
  • Assists others as necessary and asks for help when, needed.
  • Checks out with manager or supervisor before leaving for breaks and at the end of the day.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned.


Formal Education:
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Work Experience:
  • 2 years to < 3 years

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • NA

Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.