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Cook - Dietary-Cafeteria

Department:  Support Services
Status:  Full Time
Shift:  2nd

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Cook projects an image of professionalism in communication, appearance and conduct. Displays and practices a work-style that reflects the mission, vision and values of the department and hospital. Participates in the continuous quality improvement (CQI) process by completing Quality Control forms and preventive maintenance logs. Maintains a working knowledge of departmental standard operating procedures.


The Cook prepares foods according to recipe specifications while preventing waste contributing to financial stewardship. The Cook contributes to the effective operations of the department through preparation of food for the patients, cafeteria, catering and childcare. Food preparation may include retail, production, or catering performing such tasks as portioning and serving food, transporting food to service areas, catering, busing dishes, storing and issuing of supplies, and cashiering. Demonstrates the ability to ensure food, equipment, and work surface sanitation standards are maintained. Follows food storage standards according to regulatory agencies and best practice. Contributes to the positive customer service by “owning” customer interactions and providing safe and high-quality foods. Additional duties may be assigned by supervisor.


Education and Experience


  • Ability to speak, read and follow verbal directions in English.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend written recipes.
  • Ability to perform simple calculations by hand or with use of a calculator.
  • Must be able to work well with others and perform a variety of tasks under supervision.
  • Knowledge of food production and service. Ability to delegate duties and maintain efficient standards of operation.



  • Previous food service experience.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Nutrition, Law, Fundraising, QC, Healthcare, Legal, Nonprofit, Quality

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