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Hot Cook


UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is seeking a Full-time Hot Cook to support the Nutritional Services department!


This position will work shifts between 5:30 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. Hours are subject to change based on business needs.


The Hot Cook is responsible for the preparation and service of high quality, nutritionally appropriate foods that are satisfying to the guests. They observe safe food handling procedures and maintain sanitation of work area and equipment. 


  • 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.
  • MWH Educational/Knowledge Requirements: Associates degree in Specialized Technology (Culinary Degree) or at least two years of cooking experience in a full-service hospital, restaurant or other food service establishments. Must be 18 years of age. 


  • HS Diploma/GED OR 1 year of previous job experience required in lieu of HS Diploma/GED
  • 1 year working experience in a kitchen environment HIGHLY PREFERRED

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: 

  • Act 34

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