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Job Title: Prep Cook

Company: Mt. Alverno Center

City/State: Warwick, NY

Category: Service/Trades

Department: Sub Accute Dietary

Position: Part Time

Hours: 3 day a week

Shift: Variable

Req #: 19409

Job Details:

Job Summary:

The Prep Cook prepares and oversees all food preparation for residents, cafeteria, Meals-On-Wheels, day care center and special functions to ensure a high quality of food services are provided.


Oversees portion control and food quality. Follows standards of local, state, JCAHO, and other regulating agencies to ensure efficient operations of food preparation with optimal quality and takes appropriate action. Proper labeling and storage of all left over foods. Ensures proper food handling and sanitation. Prepares food in sufficient quantities to cover all service requirements. Takes daily food sample (one per meal). Times food preparation to meet service schedules. Records food temperatures. Inspects and maintains equipment and work area for both cleanliness and operation. Responds to customer concerns as soon as possible. Reports any non-functioning and unsafe equipment to supervisor. Participates in data collection for quality improvement. Communicates to immediate supervisor any food services issues or concerns. Adjusts to changing situations and work assignments. Performs related duties as assigned

Qualifications / Requirements:


Previous food preparation experience in an institutional setting. Therapeutic diet is required.


A high school diploma or GED required

Licenses / Certifications:



The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials.