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Gadsden, AL 35901
The Dietary Cook is responsible for each resident receiving a nutritious and appetizing meal as ordered by the physician. Food must be handled with care, must be prepared according to recipes, be served in the proper amounts and at proper temperatures.
•Prepares meals and serves, using portion control directives.
•Make sure all foods are pulled and thawed in proper time and stored properly.
•Check menus and make sure any pre-preparation in completed.
•Check daily menus and review daily production sheet with Food Service Supervisor.
•Safely operate equipment, making sure it is properly cleaned and sanitized after each use. Report equipment problems as per facility policy.
•Maintain cleaning schedule to verify proper cleaning is completed on a daily basis and document.
•Label and date foods and rotate properly.
•Take temperatures of foods for each meal and document.
•Check daily temperatures of cooler/freezer and document.
•Record meal substitutions, if applicable.
•Maintain effective communication with residents, families and facility staff.