NANA Regional Corporation Cook - ANMC (Entry level to Sous Chef) in Anchorage, Alaska

Cook - ANMC (Entry level to Sous Chef)

Description

Built on a culture of safety and integrity, NMS delivers award-winning support services to a variety of clients every day. Our clients have peace of mind, knowing that we are committed to delivering best-in-class service. NMS brings creativity, technology and experience to every project.

The Cook position prepares, seasons, and cooks soups, meats, vegetables, desserts or other food items to restaurant quality. High volume, fast paced hospital kitchen environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Prepares food as indicated by par level sheets and in accordance with both Nutritional Services and Health Department standards.

  • Ability to work independently with very little oversight.

  • Review the needs of the day with assigned supervisor(s).

  • Is responsible for quantity and quality control in food production as well as overall sanitation of assigned area.

  • Participates in daily temperature and taste panels to assure quality and provide suggestions for continuous improvements.

  • Follows standardized recipes to meet nutritional needs.

  • Expertise to record all portions produced and any waste.

  • Attractively presents all items with appropriate garnish and correct portion size.

  • Follows all HACCP protocol, temp logs, and sanitation logs.

  • Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure quality presentation and sanitation.

  • Conduct taste panel on all foods before serving.

  • May be required to place orders or check in freight.

  • Neat and clean personal appearance.

  • Follows dress code according to departments policies.

  • May assist other food service personnel.

  • Actively supports and participates in performance improvement activities.

  • Assists coworkers during staffing shortages.

  • Provides back-up assistance for dish room and patient tray assembly.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Management Team.

  • Other related duties may also be assigned.

Qualifications

THIS POSITION REQUIRES:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Alaska Food Workers Card or ServSafe Certification.

  • Minimum two (2) years of work experience or documented vocational training sufficient to demonstrate a knowledge of cleaning equipment, food preparation, and general cleaning processes or a suitability for this type of work.

  • Minimum three (3) years of related work experience in the food service industry.

  • Demonstrate ability to portion all foods properly and ensure that proper yields are obtained.

  • Must pass a fingerprinting background investigation that complies with The Crime Control Act, Child Care Worker Act and the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.

  • Must be fluent in speaking, reading, and writing English.

PREFERRED:

  • Certain positions require a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years to be eligible under NMS’ vehicle insurance policy.

  • Proficient in using the following equipment: Calculator, steam tables, coffee machines, dish machine, trash carts, knives, ovens, writing utensils, slicers, blenders, mixers, steam ovens, grill, grinder, fryer, broiler, hot tops fat fryer, counter mixer, roasting ovens and kettle.

  • Able to follow standardized written recipes.

  • Knowledge/training of usage of food production equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment. The employee is occasionally required to walk, use hands, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Certain positions may require the employee to have the physical stamina to work long hours every day for extended periods of time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

The above is not intended to list all possible essential functions or requirements as they are subject to change. The employer reserves the right to revise or change this description. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. All employees are expected to work varying hours of compensated overtime to accomplish various duties. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the above essential duties and meet the physical demands. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to meet these conditions.

VACCINATIONS (must provide prior to first day of work):

  • Proof of immunization for measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Varciella (chicken pox), TB, and any other immunizations and screenings designated in the current ANTHC Employee Health Program for Infection Control in Hospital Personnel.

  • Annual flu vaccination documentation to Contractor.

  • Contractor may be required to maintain all employee health records on site

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Non-Exempt/ Hourly

APPLICANTS MUST PASS A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST, A POST OFFER PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT AND A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

NANA Shareholder Preference

Job: Food Preparation & Service

Company: NANA Management Services

Primary Location: US-AK-Anchorage

Shift: Variable

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Aug 2, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: ANM00546