Tufts Medicine First Cook, Cafeteria Cook in Lowell, Massachusetts
Full Time / Rotating Shifts / 40 hours a week Hours vary between 5:30am- 8:00pm and E/O/W No late Nights
We are seeking a First Cook, Cafeteria Cook to join our growing organization !
Accurately and efficiently prepare, portion, grill, broil and present a variety of hot and/or cold food items for various meal periods: to include Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Special/Catered Events. This includes all areas of food production –Patient, Retail and Catering. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Hospital / Department may identify other responsibilities of the position as needed.
Reads food order or receives verbal instructions on food required by patron, and prepares and cooks food according to instructions.
Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times.
Follows basic recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other food items for consumption in eating establishments.
Prepares foods by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding fruits and vegetables, and trimming and cutting meat, poultry or fish for culinary use.
Tastes products, reads menus, estimates food requirements, checks production, and keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment.
Cleans and sanitizes work stations and equipment and must follow all Hospital / Department and regulatory rules and procedures.
Complies with all Hospital and department HACCP policies and procedures.
Prepare meals for customers requiring special diets.
May produce some batch goods using basic cooking techniques for café service.
Ability to work a flexible schedule
Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds
Able to adapt to the needs of the department on short notice.
High school diploma or GED
Minimum of 1-3 years of experience
Culinary production experience
What We Offer:
Competitive salaries & benefits
403(b) retirement with company match
Free on-campus parking
About Lowell General Hospital:
Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second-largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors.
Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer