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Riverside Healthcare
Newport News, VA 23601


The RHS Food Service Cook I is at the forefront of customer service providing patients and guests with service above and beyond expectations to ensure a memorable food and dining experience. Works under the supervision of the Executive Sous Chef and Executive Chef and/or Director. Prepares food items for both patient and non-patient food services following all production plans and recipes to meet guidelines established by the Department management team and regulatory standards. Completes prep work including but not limited to slicing lunch meat chopping vegetables preparing salads and sandwiches short order grill cook specialty pizza prep etc. Prepares all special request food items as necessary. Serves on the patient trayline and cafeteria serving line using proper portion control and plating techniques. Demonstrates the knowledge of basic food preparation techniques including receiving storing preparation holding and chilling of food items. Possesses a basic knowledge in preparing foods to meet the needs of therapeutic diets. Possesses knowledge of weights and measures as it relates to volume measurement. Operates large volume cooking equipment such as grills steamers ovens and deep-fat fryers. Demonstrates a working knowledge of food service sanitation practices and food safety guidelines. Maintains overall cleanliness of food production work areas. Performs other duties as assigned. Promotes and maintains a safe work environment for staff as well as our customers.Riverside began serving the Virginia Peninsula community in 1916. In 1963, Riverside moved to the present 72-acre location in Newport News on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard. A 450-bed facility, Riverside Regional Medical Center is the Virginia Peninsulas most comprehensive medical facility combining the most recent computerized medical technology with a healing environment. The Pavilion is a 250,000 sq. ft., $107 million, 3-story addition to Riverside Regional Medical Center, which opened in 2013. This acute care facility provides a regional cancer care center, the Peninsula regions only comprehensive stroke center, the areas only open-heart surgery program, the regions only Level II Trauma Center, and a cornerstone neurosciences program that includes the Chesapeake, Riverside and University of Virginia Radiosurgery Center.


Education: High school diploma or GED preferred. Formal training as a prep or short order cook preferred.

Experience: One to three years or more food preparation experience preferably in a high volume restaurant, hotel or healthcare kitchen. Licensure/Certification: Food Handlers card or ServSafe certification required.



Posted: 2019-10-01 Expires: 2019-11-17

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