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Hot Prep Cook


Hot Prep Cook

Department: DPH Food and Nutrition Svs
Pool/Per Diem
ReqID: req32967

The Hot Prep Cook Prepares all hot food items for both patient and non-patient food services, following all production plans and recipes as assigned by the Executive Chef, Food & Nutrition Supervisor or Production Leader.


  • Ability to read and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers.

Essential Functions

  • Assists as needed in tray assembly, preparing of special diet needs (puree meals, supplements or non-patient services.
  • Knows basic food preparation techniques including receiving, storing, preparation and holding of food items.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of food service sanitation and practices infection control procedures. Is familiar with all practices and procedures of the HAACP guidelines and adheres to them.
  • Communicates proper information regarding patient, non-patient or department needs to the Executive Chef, Food and Nutrition Supervisor, Group Leaders and peers of the food service team.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to help on work that needs to be done, will help in other areas of the kitchen when necessary (i.e., cold prep, bakery, store room, cafĂ© serving line, dish room or tray line.)
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • Participates in monthly departmental AQ/QI activities and all related services.
  • Observes all departmental rules and regulations.
  • Follows proper portion controls and menu preparation.
  • Is knowledgeable about all cold food preparation procedures and performs these duties when necessary. Follows all universal precautions as they apply to food services.
  • Prepares meat roasting charts, temperature logs, leftover logs, etc. as needed.

ADDRESS: 9400 Turkey Lake Rd. (Dr. P. Phillips Hospital) Orlando FL 32819


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