Cook I-Plano Job

Children's Health - Food Services Careers

Job Number: 52428

Location: Plano, TX

Date Posted: 1-17-2018



This job is responsible for preparing food for patients, employees, and visitors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preview menus and work orders to determine type and quantities of foods to be obtained and prepared.
  • Assist in preparing, seasoning and cooking foods for patients, cafeteria trayline,specialfunctions, and/or special diet customers; make pizzas, bake desserts and decorate cakes.
  • Assist with setting up the trayline in the cafeteria and serving on the trayline as required; ensure that catered events are set up appropriately.
  • Inspect cooking equipment and utensils and maintain cleanliness and proper operation.
  • Observe and maintain required sanitary levels throughout the food preparation process; ensure that foods meet standards for quality, freshness, taste and appearance.
  • Assist with the care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.



  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred but not required.

Licenses & Certifications


  • One to two years of previous experience in food preparation is required.

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Knowledge of baking methods/routines, cooking methods/procedures, types of preparation and related routines.
  • The ability to follow recipes and instructions.

Physical demands

  • Exposed to hot and humid work environment.
  • Subject to cuts and burns, and exposed to hazards of steam and heat.
  • Requires physical effort for lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy objects, and for performing light manual labor.
  • Requires prolonged standing, walking or moving around the work place.
  • Requires physical ability to operate kitchen appliances.

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