Cook / Full-time
Company: Bedford Wellness and Rehabilitation Center
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Bedford Wellness and Rehabilitation Center - *Benefits available
for Full Time employee's*
Job type: Full Time
*****Five Star Facility*****
Come experience and embrace the highest level of care at Bedford
Wellness. We are a proud five star facility that recognizes its
outstanding employees and celebrates their excellence. Come apply
today at 2001 Forest Ridge Dr, Bedford, TX 76021, USA or call us at
-(817) 571-6804 for expedited interviews!
The Cook will be responsible for preparing and serving meals
according to the menu, monitoring methods of food handling,
preparation, meal service, and equipment cleaning. Safely and
efficiently provides nutritionally appropriate food. Ensures the
provision of quality food service and nutrition care in accordance
to Federal, State and Local regulations.
--- Highschool diploma or equivalency preferred.
--- Two years as cook in a large-scale cooking operation,
--- One year's work experience in long term care preferred.
--- Prepares meal items according to planned menus and standardized
recipes; refers to supervisor or dietitian the need for menu
--- Reviews menus, resident census information, production guides
and pre-prep sheets to determine type and quantities of food to be
--- Prepares food according to safe food handling guidelines per
company policy and procedure and state and federal codes and
--- Assists with food ordering, storage and preparation as
designated by the supervisor; Prepares food in a timely manner to
preserve food quality and serve meal on time.
--- Maintains standards for food preparation and quality of food
service; uses nutritionally equivalent substitutes when required;
Follows standardized recipes.
--- Operates a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment such as
blenders, mixer, food slicer, steamer, food processor, convention
oven, range and tilt skillet; Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams
food items to prepare for consumption
--- Prepares consistency modified and diet foods appropriately;
Prepares and assists with special function meals.
--- Completes pre-preparation as needed or assigned including
washing, peeling and cutting vegetables and fruits to prepare for
use; Slices meat and measures or weighs for menu compliance and
--- Prepares and serves food attractively using gravies, sauces and
garnishes as on menu; Tests and observes food by tasting for
--- Monitors and records food temperatures prior to meal
--- Makes and records menu changes under the direction of the
supervisor; Uses nutrition equivalent substitutes when required and
refers to supervisor or registered dietitian for approval.
--- Uses proper hand washing techniques; Thaws foods appropriately;
Stores food using correct packaging and labeling; Uses gloves
appropriately and changes when required; Checks refrigerators and
freezers for correct temperatures.
--- Follows the cleaning schedule; Cleans the equipment and work
area after each use; Sweeps and mops kitchen floors when assigned;
Takes trash to dumpster if assigned; Washes pots and pans when
--- Assumes responsibility for meeting meal schedules.
--- In the absence of the Dietary Manager, Dietary Aide is
accountable to the Cook.
--- Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or
assigned at any time with or without notice.
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