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Texas Health Resources Line Cook/Cook II -PRN (As Needed) in Denton, Texas

Line Cook/Cook II – PRN (As Needed)

We’re looking for qualified Line Cook like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Denton

  • Work hours: PRN – As Needed, Start times vary from 5:00 AM to 10:30 AM but will not work past 8:00pm

  • This position does not include medical benefits

  • Salary range: $15.36/hr. Min. to $21.47/hr. Max – Based on relevant experience

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Position Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is preferred

  • Culinary School helpful

  • 2 years relevant experience in high volume restaurant, hospital or institution required.

  • FHC – Food Handlers Certificate within 30 days of hire required

Position Responsibilities

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Line Cook will

• Responsible for all areas of production, including broth hot and cold production

• Understands how to read and prepare simple or complex recipes to department standards.

• Demonstrate ability to adjust recipes for quantity.

• Produce high quality products; utilize creativity and training in producing food items that are aesthetically pleasing and taste appealing.

• Understand department standards of food quality and recipe taste.

• Taste food prepared to verify flavor and texture standards.

• Demonstrates creativity in food presentation in both bulk service and individual plating.

• Suggest menu or recipe changes so food will be used before expiration dates.

• Demonstrate judgment and creativity in food utilization.

• Understands menus and recipes.

• Organizes work for maximum productivity; accurately reads, follows, understands production sheets, and avoids over production.

• Labels and dates foods according to HACCP standards.

• Ability to learn HACCP sanitation guidelines and follow for safe food handling.

• Knows and performs proper procedure for taking and recording temperatures of food items, both raw and cooked and refrigerated units.

• Demonstrates and performs procedures when temperatures are inadequate according to standards.

• Understands the FIFO system of food production.

• Ability to follow/learn OSHA safety guidelines and safe knife skills.

• Employee maintains kitchen an serving areas in a clean, neat and orderly manner to exceed both department and TDH sanitation standards in both department sanitation and personal hygiene.

• Follows “clean as you go” as well as proper hand hygiene.

• Performs other job duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager.

Why Texas Health At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make THR a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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