This position is responsible for preparing food in accordance with established menus, recipes and sanitary standards.
•Prepare or direct the preparation of all food served in the facility.
•Assure adherence to menus, including those for special diets ordered.
•Provide input into development/revision of master menus and modified diet menus.
•Assure optimal quality, temperature and appearance of meals.
•Act in compliance with federal and state sanitary regulations as well as facility infection control guidelines and dietary policies and procedures.
•Maintain a clean, hazard-free work area.
•Assist with the purchase, storage and inventory of the food supply.
•Maintain knowledge of current nutritional practice.
•Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
•Perform other duties, as assigned.