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Good nutrition is vital to supporting and maintaining total body wellness. Whether you're a registered dietitian, a nutritionist, or a food services professional, you'll promote our mission and spread good health through good nutrition when you join our team.

Cook II

Location: Lanai City, HI Job Number: 701530 Date posted: 05/17/2018
Description: Under indirect supervision, performs variety of duties pertaining to preparation, portioning and distribution of foods for cafeteria services. Functions as lead and resource for cafe kitchen helpers.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Prepares, cooks, and portions simple food items (e.g. daily specials, breakfast items, soups, vegetables, starches, meats, and grill to order menu items) for cafeteria service garnished in an attractive manner.
  • Uses recipes and/or directions provided to prepare and cook food items.
  • Assists Cook I with ensuring proper quality, quantity and appearance of product/items served, according to established standards.
  • Adheres to proper food handling, sanitation, and safety procedures, maintains temperature and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) logs as required; adheres to appropriate dating, labeling, and rotation of all food items.
  • Stores leftovers according to established standards.
  • Coordinates daily food supply inventory for cafeteria. Submits order to supervisor.
  • Assists with receipt of deliveries.
  • Assists with daily, holiday and theme menus in collaboration with supervisor and Cook I.
  • Assists Cook I to ensure smooth operation of cafeteria services during absence of supervisor.
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of equipment, food storage and work areas.
  • Completes cleaning according to daily and weekly schedules and dishwashing/pot washing as needed.
  • Assist with orienting new employees to their work area.
  • Listens to customer complaints and suggestions. Facilitates improvement of service and food quality. Resolves complaints. Implements suggestions within parameter of position. Refers more complex concerns to supervisor.
  • Instructs personnel in use of new equipment and cleaning methods. Provides efficient and effective methods of maintaining work area.
  • Participates in and/or contributes to programs, committees, or projects designed to improve quality of service and employee productivity.


  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum two (2) years ofhospital, institutional, or restaurant cooking experience to include food preparation.
    Education
  • High school diploma with post high school vocational training in basic institutional food preparation and cooking.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Current SERVSAFE certification or has successfully completed a sanitation course within the past year.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in ability to safely and effectively operate standard foodservice equipment, adaptability, decision making, customer service, oral communication, planning, problem solving, teamwork.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree in hotel or institutional food preparation.

    Primary Location: Hawaii,Lanai City,Lanai Community Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: S02 Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Nutrition / Food Services Department: Nutrition services Travel: No
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Dietitians & Nutrition Services Careers

    Dietitians & Nutrition Services Careers

    Whether you're supporting the health of our members, employees, or communities, the work you do supports our proactive approach to health. Opportunities exist in outpatient and inpatient care, health education, menu planning, food preparation, and more. In many of these roles, you may find yourself counseling members and community groups on their nutritional practices and educating them on how the right diet can help prevent disease and promote health.

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