Plano, TX US
Food - Nutrition Services
Area of Interest:
Texas Health Plano
Work Hours/ Schedule:
Full Time 40 Hours, 11:30 am to 8:00 pm including weekdays and rotating weekends and holidays
Minimum Education Required:
H.S. Diploma or Equivalent; Contingent upon enrollment in High School or GED program with the
requirement to graduate from the program within 1 year of hire
Minimum Experience Required:
2 years relevant experience in high volume restaurant, hospital, or Institution
***Restaurant and hotel experience highly preferred***
Minimum Licensure/Certifications Required: Food Handlers Certificate within 30 days of hire
Minimum Required Skills:
Ability to meet time standards required by production schedule.
Extensive knowledge of kitchen equipment operation and maintenance.
Good communication and organizational skills. Ability to exercise independent judgment. Demonstrate initiative in assuming responsibilities. Must be cooperative, discreet and courteous in handling visitors and employees.
-Responsible for all areas of production, including both hot and cold production. Understands how to read and prepare simple or complex recipes to department standards. Demonstrate ability to adjust recipes for quantity.
-Produce high quality products; utilize creativity and training in producing food items that are aesthetically pleasing and taste appealing. Understand department standards of food quality and recipe taste. Taste food prepared to verify flavor and texture standards. Demonstrates creativity in food presentation in both bulk service and individual plating.
-Suggest menu or recipe changes so food will be used before expiration dates. Demonstrate judgment and creativity in food utilization. Understands menus and recipes.
-Organizes work for maximum productivity; accurately reads, follows, understands production sheets, and avoids over production.
-Labels and dates foods according to HACCP standards. Ability to learn HACCP sanitation guidelines and follow for safe food handling. Knows and performs proper procedure for taking and recording temperatures of food items, both raw and cooked and refrigerated units. Demonstrates and performs procedures when temperatures are inadequate according to standards. Understands the FIFO system of food production. Ability to follow / learn OSHA safety guidelines and safe knife skills.
-Employee maintains kitchen and serving areas in a clean, neat, and orderly manner to exceed both department and TDH sanitation standards in both department sanitation and personal hygiene. Follows “clean as you go” as well as proper hand hygiene.
-Performs other job duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level III NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties. The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.