Tufts Medical Center Cook in Boston, Massachusetts

Cook

Department: Dietary-Patient Care

Schedule: Per Diem-Variable Status

Shift: Per diem

Grade: 04

Hours: PD, morning includes weekend

Job Details:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

  • Following the menu prepares and cooks food for all regular and modified diet meals assuring quantity, quality and timeliness of the meals according to designated recipes and daily production sheets. Responsible for the uninterrupted supply of food to the service area, planning and preparing ahead for menu substitutions as necessary in consultation with Production Manager/Executive Chef. Monitors quality of foods which appear substandard or spoiled. Assures food is properly stored after each meal and consults with Manager on the use of leftovers, substitutions, and the next day's menu. Cleans and/or oversees cleaning of work area and equipment such as broiler, stoves, kettles, bain marie and etc. Prepares food for special functions or requisitions. Completes production sheets as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Ability to read and adjust recipes, measure ingredients, and cook large quantities of food as well as individual portions. Ability to apply sanitary food handling principles to minimize potential for food borne illness. Ability to stand, walk and endure heat most of the day. Ability to lift and transfer hot pans of food weighing up to 50lbs. EDUCATION: Training in an apprenticeship program, vocational or cooking school. EXPERIENCE: Must have at least one year experience