Using standardized recipes and a full range of equipment, performs a variety of tasks in the preparation, seasoning and cooking of large food quantities for patients, cafeteria customers and special functions. Ensures timely meal service within an assigned schedule. Maintains the cleanliness of assigned area throughout scheduled shift ( clean as you go ).
A high school diploma or G.E.D Certificate is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview.)
Must possess activeState of Illinois or City of Chicago Foodservice Sanitation Certification. (Must provide proof of certification at time of interview.)
Two (2) years of full-time institutional quantity cookery experience, preferably in a hospital, is required.
Successful completion of an approved Culinary Arts Program is preferred.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and write English. Ability to understand and do simple arithmetic for weights, measures and tallies. Knowledge of methods and techniques of institutional cooking. Knowledge of the operation of a wide range of institution cooking equipment. Ability to follow standardized recipes for volume cooking utilizing accurate weights and measures. Ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instructions. Ability to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds utilizing proper technique. Ability to withstand a very warm work environment, going in and out of a refrigerator and sudden changes in temperature. Ability to withstand long periods of standing, walking, pushing, pulling, reaching, lifting, stooping, twisting and turning.
COOK COUNTY GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.