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Job Description

Job Title: Hot Cook
Job ID: 876530889
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 5:00am-1:30pm, 10:00am-6:30pm, 9:00am-5:30pm
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Avalon Place
Department: Dietary
Location: 3410 W. Pittsburg Road, New Castle PA 16101

Description

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Make a true impact at our senior living facilities, where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.


Responsible for the preparation and service of high quality, nutritionally-appropriate foods that are satisfying to the guest. Observes safe food handling procedures and maintains sanitation of work area and equipment.

 

The Hot Cook may be required to complete responsibilities that would normally fall under the responsibility of a Food Service Attendant. The Hot Cook will be paid their normal hourly wages for any of these completed responsibilities.

 
Responsibilities:

  • Complete in-advance preparation requirement for next day of service.
  • Produce high quality hot food products according to standardized recipes and production sheet volume requirements.
  • Prepare all foods within designated timeframes; monitor food usage throughout service to ensure volume needs are met.
  • Adhere to departmental safe food handling procedures at all times.
  • Maintain an inspection-ready work area on a consistent basis.
  • 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.
  • Uses and maintains equipment according to manufacturer and department guidelines; follows all safety procedures.
  • Provide a courteous and helpful customer service attitude on a daily basis.
  • Chill, store, and record all prepared and leftover food in accordance to health department guidelines; maintain temperature cooling log documentation.

 

Qualifications

  • HS Diploma/GED OR 1 YR previous job experience required in lieu of HS Diploma/GED
  • Food service experience preferred

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

 

Salary Range: $13.27 to $19.77 / hour

Union Position: No

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