Prepares and cooks a variety of foods in quantity as assigned for cafeteria, day care, meals on wheels and caterings according to recipes and/or production sheets established by the Foods and Nutrition Department. Prepares food items to order for patients from the room service menu, using recipes and guidelines to provide quality food and service. Maintains associated cleaning, sanitation, and infection control practices that ensure food safety in accordance with IDPH standards and guidelines.
Requires knowledge of basic food safety, infection control and sanitation; and good customer service skills, including service recovery.
Requirements for this position include:
High School graduate or GED equivalent
Two or more years cooking experience in restaurant or institutional setting.
Knowledge of principles of food sanitation, health hazards, and the necessary precautionary measures to ensure food safety.
Medium to heavy physical effort; with ability stand, walk and work rapidly for extended periods of time in a warm environment; push, pull and lift up to 50 lbs.
Basic computer skills, and ability to perform basic math to compute weights and measures.
Ability to interpret, understand and follow verbal and written instructions, and solve problems related to assigned work.
Ability to work well with others as a team member.
Springfield, Illinois, United States
Hours of Work
Days and Evenings
Exempt or Non-Exempt