Company: Lovington Healthcare
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Lovington Healthcare - Job Type: Full-time
Your Job Summary
The Cook will be responsible for preparing and serving meals
according to the menu, monitoring methods of food handling,
preparation, meal service, and equipment cleaning. Safely and
efficiently provides nutritionally appropriate food to residents
for the purpose of mainting and enhancing their overall health.
Ensures the provision of quality food service and nutrition care in
accordance to Federal, State and Local regulations.
--- Prepares meal items according to planned menus and standardized
recipes; refers to supervisor or dietitian the need for menu
--- Reviews menus, resident census information, production guides
and pre-prep sheets to determine type and quantities of food to be
--- Prepares food according to safe food handling guidelines per
company policy and procedure and state and federal codes and
--- Assists with food ordering, storage and preparation as
designated by the supervisor; Prepares food in a timely manner to
preserve food quality and serve meal on time.
--- Maintains standards for food preparation and quality of food
service; uses nutritionally equivalent substitutes when required;
Follows standardized recipes.
--- Operates a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment such as
blenders, mixer, food slicer, steamer, food processor, convention
oven, range and tilt skillet; Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams
food items to prepare for consumption
--- Prepares consistency modified and diet foods appropriately;
Prepares and assists with special function meals.
--- Completes pre-preparation as needed or assigned including
washing, peeling and cutting vegetables and fruits to prepare for
use; Slices meat and measures or weighs for menu compliance and
--- Prepares and serves food attractively using gravies, sauces and
garnishes as on menu; Tests and observes food by tasting for
--- Monitors and records food temperatures prior to meal
--- Makes and records menu changes under the direction of the
supervisor; Uses nutrition equivalent substitutes when required and
refers to supervisor or registered dietitian for approval.
--- Uses proper hand washing techniques; Thaws foods appropriately;
Stores food using correct packaging and labeling; Uses gloves
appropriately and changes when required; Checks refrigerators and
freezers for correct temperatures.
--- Follows the cleaning schedule; Cleans the equipment and work
area after each use; Sweeps and mops kitchen floors when assigned;
Takes trash to dumpster if assigned; Washes pots and pans when
--- Assumes responsibility for meeting meal schedules.
--- In the absence of the Dietary Manager, Dietary Aide is
accountable to the Cook.
--- Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or
assigned at any time with or without notice.
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