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Hot Prep Cook


Position Summary

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.

The mission of Orlando Health Advanced Rehabilitation Institute (ARI) is to improve the health and quality of life of the individuals and communities we serve. Our vision is to be a trusted leader inspiring hope through the advancement of health. ARI's Purpose Statement is “Through interdisciplinary rehabilitation we will relieve, restore and reintegrate.”


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, café 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.


 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.
Six(6) months of fast food production or kitchen food production.