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  • Prepares upscale meals for patients and guests with an understanding of modified diets.

  • Prepares high-volume special meals for cafeterias and patients.

  • Develops, tests, and standardizes recipes.

  • Exercises creativity and advanced culinary skills.

  • Develops menus.

  • Serves patients and guests in a professional, polished manner.

  • Cleans and sanitizes the work area and equipment.

  • Prepares hot and cold menu items using solid, efficient cooking and culinary fundamentals.

  • Presents and displays food using artistic creativity and garnishes. Demonstrates proficiency in traditional, international, and trendy cuisines.

  • Possesses and applies an understanding of common diets.

  • Provides courteous, personalized meal service to patients and guests.

  • May solicit meal requests, deliver meals, and fulfill requests.

  • Plans menus with creativity.

  • Cleans, sanitizes, and organizes the work area.

  • Understands and adheres to county, state, and federal regulatory agency requirements.

  • Observes all safety and infection control policies and procedures and uses required protection devices to prevent the transmission of food borne illness to patients, customers, and staff.

  • Reports any safety hazards.

  • Operates large and small institutional cooking equipment.

  • Cleans equipment and performs preventive maintenance as recommended by the manufacturer.

  • Develops, tests, and standardizes recipes for upscale and general applications.

  • Reviews recipes and ingredients with a Clinical Nutritionist to ensure suitability for modified diets.

  • Utilizes a personal computer to access recipes, menus, and patient information.

  • Requisitions food and supplies from the storeroom according to policies and procedures.

  • Maintains stock securely and conducts inventory.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • An associate's degree in culinary arts or the equivalent in training under the leadership of an executive chef.

  • Four years of experience in restaurant, hotel, catering service, or other similar foodservice establishments.

  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Exposure to the hazards associated with an institutional kitchen.

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Job Number 61835

Job Type Temporary Part-Time

Division Emory Univ Hosp-Midtown

Department EHM Food & Nutrition

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Location : Name Emory Hospital Midtown

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta