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Company: Massapequa Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing
Location: Amityville
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Massapequa Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing - Position Summary:
The Cook is responsible for cooking and preparing food according to recipes and production guidelines while adhering to all food safety protocols, food handling, and sanitation procedures. The Cook should safely handle knives and equipment such as grills, fryers, ovens, broilers, etc. Essential functions and responsibilities of the position may vary based on needs.
Essential Functions:

  • Cooks and prepare a variety of food according to production guidelines and standardized recipes
  • Sets up workstation with all needed ingredients and equipment
  • Prepares ingredients by measuring, weighing, mixing, chopping, trimming, and peeling food items
  • Safely utilizes a variety of utensils including knives
  • Operates equipment such as ovens, stoves, slicers, mixers, etc.
  • Bakes, roasts, broils, steams,and uses a variety of cooking methods on meat, vegetables, and other foods
  • Arranges, garnishes, and portions food according to established guidelines (required)
  • Properly stores food by adhering to food safety policies and procedures (required)
  • Cleans and sanitizes work areas, equipment, and utensils
  • Maintains excellent customer service and positive attitude towards customers, clients, co-workers, etc. (required)
  • Has experience in following all safety policies and procedures including proper food safety and sanitation set by The Department of Health
  • Ensures security of company assets
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned by manager


    • 5 Plus years' experience as a cook in a restaurant or in LCT (Long Term Care) facility.
    • Proven knowledge of the basic principles of food preparation, various cooking methods, and food safety regulations such as proper food handling, sanitation, and storage
    • Must be able to obtain servsafe certification.
    • High School education preferred.

      Able to read, write, speak and understand English.
      Able to use simple math concepts.
      Good communication skills.

      • Demonstrates basic math and counting skills
      • Demonstrates interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
      • Requires occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling of 25 lbs. - 30lbs.

        Job Duties:

        • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
        • Follow recipes and presentation specifications
        • Operate standard kitchen equipment safety and efficiently
        • Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation
        • Assist with the cleaning and organization of kitchen and equipment
        • Restock items as needed throughout the shift
        • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes

Keywords: Massapequa Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, New Haven , Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Amityville, Connecticut

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