First Cook
New York, NY 
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NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children's hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the , a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center, and , which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go to nyulangone.org, and interact with us on , , and .

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a First Cook.

In this role, the successful candidate Performs work of moderate difficulty in preparation of various menu items which involves a variety of cooking operations as instructed by immediate supervisor or designee. Oversees and leads all other cooks

Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
  • Prepares and cooks a wide variety of food including meats, poultry, and seafood
  • Utilizes all types of kitchen equipment to prepare food.
  • Oversees preparation of all foods
  • Attends meetings and in-services for food production employees
  • Maintains open communication and good relationships with others
  • Follows established departmental sanitation standards
  • Provides assistance and contributes new ideas to the department.
  • Plans work assignments accordantly and utilizes time effectively.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a High school diploma or equivalent. Four years of responsible cooking experience as a Second Cook in a high volume health care facility or commercial food service institution. Must be able to read, write and speak English. Must be able to give and follow written and verbal instructions. Knowledge of portion control, forecasting procedures and recipe adherence with an emphasis on the timely production of menu items. Must be able to follow recipes, expand and reduce recipes to desired yields. Must be knowledgeable of HACCP and follow this in all operations. Must know food presentation and service.

Preferred Qualifications:
Culinary degree or certificate

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Variable days and shifts
Required Experience
4+ years
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