Job Description

Job Title: Retail Cook
Job ID: 733990
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: MUH Cafe on 7th
Location: 3459 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Purpose:  We're looking for a Retail Cook to expedite all food orders, provide guidance and leadership to culinary and other staff members, and to deliver high-quality food in an open kitchen environment.  This position will work flexible daylight and evening shifts, as well as rotating weekend shifts.  If you have a passion for food and a desire to help others, apply to this position today!

  • Adhere to Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information related to the proper and safe use of chemicals in the workplace. Store chemicals and cleaning supplies away from food production areas.
  • Adhere to departmental safe food handling procedures at all times.
  • Chill, store, and record all prepared and leftover food in accordance to health department guidelines; maintain temperature cooling log documentation.
  • Complete in-advance preparation requirement for next day of service.
  • Complete a.m. daily hot and cold prep list to ensure station is adequately stocked for service.
  • Expedite and deliver food to wait staff to service customers, when applicable.
  • In an open kitchen environment maintain an inspection-ready, publically visible work area on a consistent basis.
  • Maintain an expert level of the timing of food orders and ensure that each item is properly prepared.
  • Prepare all foods within designated timeframes; monitor food usage throughout service to ensure volume needs are met.
  • Produce high quality hot food products according to standardized recipes and production sheet volume requirements.
  • Provide a courteous and helpful customer service attitude on a daily basis.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to culinary and other staff members.
  • Uses and maintains equipment according to manufacturer and department guidelines; follows all safety procedures.


  • HS Diploma/GED and 2 years of cooking/prep experience required from casual dining establishment.
  • Ability to read and write fluently.
  • Ability to follow recipes.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $13.71 to $21.49

Union Position: No

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