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Cook - Seton Residence

Daughters of Charity Ministries
Evansville, IN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


9400 New Harmony Road

Evansville, IN 47720



Department: Dietary

Reports To: Dietary Manager

Supervises: No One

Education: Graduation from high school or the equivalent required. Courses in institutional or hotel cooking preferred.

Experience: At least three months experience in hospital or institutional cooking is required

Employment Type: Full Time / 80 hrs every two weeks

Schedule: The position would be primarily 10:30 am - 7:00 pm but could have occasional 6:30 am - 2:30 pm and 7:00am - 3:30 pm shifts.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Must be able to endure at least eight hours continuous work requiring physical demands including but not limited to standing, walking, climbing, stooping, bending, stretching, pushing, pulling and lifting.

2. Must know how to operate and care for institutional kitchen equipment and appliances and be alert to hazards.

3. Must know how to plan, organize, and measure ingredients in order to provide a well-balanced meal on a timely basis.

4. All job duties are expected to be completed in accordance with the mission and values of the Daughters of Charity.

Summary of Duties:

Prepares, seasons, and cooks soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other foods for Sisters at Seton Residence and as needed for special events.

Essential Functions:

1. Washes, peels, cuts and shreds vegetables and fruits to prepare them for use.

2. Prepares soups, casseroles, and salads. Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe.

3. Observes and tests food being cooked by piercing with fork or tasting when necessary to determine that it is cooked and properly seasoned.

4. Carves meats, portions food on serving plates, adds gravies, sauces, and garnishes to display attractive servings.

5. Assists AM Cook with preparation of lunch or other meals as needed.

6. Responsible for the preparation of the diet plates.

7. Responsible for the preparation of foods requested for special activities within the Mater Dei complex.

8. Assists in delivery of meals to those unable to serve themselves.

9. Removes the food from steam table and places remaining food in labeled, dated containers.

10. Assists with washing and putting away of dishes.

11. Cleans tables after every meal and resets for next meal including the filling of salt & pepper shakers, sugar containers, condiments bottles, etc.

12. May be called upon to assist other personnel with special projects where extra man-power is needed.

13. Adheres to strict safety practices and is constantly conscious of unsafe or potentially unsafe working conditions and makes every effort to correct or report hazards to the proper authority.

These essential functions identify the major requirements of the job. They are not an exhaustive list of all job requirements. An employee may be called upon to perform duties not specifically identified in this job description.

Environmental Conditions:

Wet/slippery floors

Sudden temperature changes

High humidity

Frequent exposure to hot/cold (clear and soapy) water

Equipment and machine noises

Cuts and Burns

Exposure to toxic substances (oven cleaners)

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Daughters of Charity Ministries


Evansville, IN
47720 USA



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