First Cook, Temporary


: $28,740.00 - $39,230.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Hospitality - Food Services

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High School diploma or GED.
Qualifying Certificate in Food Protection and a Culinary certificate, required.
Minimum of five (5) years experience with food service cooking i.e. hotels, restaurants, and hospitals, required.
Experience with all kitchen related equipment and demonstrated knife cutting skills, required.
Ability to follow directions and be a team player and work independently without supervision, required.
Strong organizational skills, leadership skills and verbal and written communication skills, required.

Our Culture:

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us:

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.

Job Description

As a First Cook you will cook and prepare all items on the menu in a timely fashion as per recipe specifications. Oversee daily work of Cook Helpers so as to assure quality of food being prepared for the patients.

Responsibilities Include: *
Cooks and prepares all items on menu in a timely fashion as per recipe specifications.

Delegates daily work between self and cook's helper.

Assures quality of food being prepared during shift such as taste, look, and temperature.

Assures sanitary standards are upheld by delegating these duties amongst cooks helpers and porters.

Follows up to be sure day dot system (a color coordinated system for freshness and expiration of food) is in place and is being used properly.

Assists other employees, as needed.

Maintains a clean, neat, and orderly workstation.

Associated topics: baking, cocinero, cocinero de la preparacion, commercial kitchen, cook, dinner, fryer, line cook, restaurant assistant cook, roasting * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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