COOK

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Location
Santa Barbara, California
Industry
Restaurant & Food Service (Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Salary
US$ 18.00 - US$ 20.00 per hour, $18 - 20 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_26989
Contact
Miller,Brooks, Spherion
Phone
805.973.0950
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Job Description

plans and prepares products according to recipes that meet standards of quality and quantity and meet portion control guidelines. Temperature control, sanitation and timeliness are equally important.

- Reviews menus and production orders to determine type and quantities of meats, vegetables, soups, and use of leftovers to be prepared.
-Directs and prepares all food in sufficient quantities to cover all food service requirements, timing preparation to meet service schedules, and food handling in accordance with sanitary standards.
-Follows standardized recipes to control food waste and costs to assure high quality products.
- Measures and mixes ingredients according to standardized recipes, operating a variety of kitchen equipment
- Plans cooking schedules so that foods will be ready at specified times.
- Confers with Chef for modification of recipes. The Chef will confer with Clinical Nutrition Manager to review and approve changes of any modified diet recipes.
- Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams meats, fish, poultry, vegetables and other foods to assure proper finish, texture, and taste.

- Carves portions of meat, fish and poultry for individual servings and directs distribution of foods to appropriate serving areas.
- Maintains high standards of sanitation
- Demonstrates professionalism, communication, and compassion with regard for human dignity.
-Maintains the highest standards of conduct in hospitality, excellence, appearance, attitude, respect and teamwork.
- Uses best judgment in all interactions with customers
- Demonstrates responsibility in maintaining confidentiality of hospital information and data

Working hours: 8am-4:30pm

Skills:
Certification: California Food Handlers Card or ServSafe Certificate

Knowledge/Skills:

1. Knowledge of institutional and commercial food preparation cooking, serving and storage with ability to follow standardized recipes.

2. Knowledge of menu planning and food portion control.

3. simple arithmetic used in standardized recipes.

4. Knowledge of commercial kitchen equipment operation

5. Ability to communicate effectively

6. interpersonal skills that reflect a positive attitude and a sense of commitment to our patients, work associates and community.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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