Summary: Prepares and serves food using proper food handling and food safety techniques for patients, employees and special events, resulting in foods that taste good, are served at the proper temperature, and in an attractive manner in accordance with established standards. Maintains a clean and safe working environment in accordance with established standards. Coordinates and assists in the overall functions of the Food Service department. Works with Registered Dietitian to ensure provision of adequate nutrition services for quality patient care. Coordinates with Director to ensure the daily operations of the dietary department are carried out. Prepares, seasons and cooks food for facility patients, employees, visitors, and for special functions. Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience cooking (4 years). Able to read and write in English language. Food Services Certification preferred. Possess the basic understanding of modified diets, and three years in commercial or institutional food preparation, or two years' experience in an assistant cook position, or an Associate's Degree or equivalent in Culinary Arts.