Job Details

Cook - Full Time

Job Number: 529622
Categories: Campus Services
Dallas, TX

Department: University Hospitals
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

High school or equivalent education required and minimum two (2) years cooking experience required, preferably in high volume environment. Requires knowledge of standard cooking and sanitation methods and procedures.

Job Duties

Completes and maintains all job performance requirements and standards as established by department specific procedures. Maintains all standards as required in department and hospital policy and procedure manual.
Follows production guides, standardized recipes, menu and assmebles food, supplies and equipment for daily preparation of salads, cook menu items and sandwiches. Labels and dates food for sale or storage appropriately. Cuts and trims meat, fish, poultry and vegetables. Spices and seasons as required by recipe. Cooks, bakes etc. in appropriate utensil and/or cooking equipment. Carves, slices or otherwise portions foods to assure effective portion controls and optimums.
Weighs, measures, and mixes ingredients using appropriate procedures to prepare food items. Measures and mixes ingredients according to standardized recipes. Utilizes variety of butcher utensils and equipment including grinders, slicers, mixers and blenders. Reports supply shortages and/or low stock levels. Detects and reports spoiled or unattractive food or defective supplies or unusual conditions. Maintains required records as directed, such as temperature records. Serves on patient trayline. Assures quality consistency and attractive presentation.
Follows procedures for sanitation of work area and equipment during food production. Cleans and sanitizes work area and equipment at end of shift. Inspects that all equipment is in good working order and reports any defective supplies or equipment to supervisor.
Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings and training sessions. Attends meetings as required.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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