Dietary Cook
Tomball Rehab & Nursing
Tomball, TX Posted 5/11/2021 Full Time General, Healthcare, Hospitality / Hotel, Restaurant / Foodservice

Dietary Cook  


We have an exciting opportunity for a Dietary Cook with prior experience working in a long-term health care community. It is our mission to compassionately light the way in senior care, with respect, for independence and affordability. Our care services, programs and activities promote a resident’s dignity, independence, and overall wellness. Our employees are friendly, skilled and encourage our residents to be as independent as possible while providing them with a safe, maintenance-free setting. Furthermore, we value partnering with hospitals, physicians, employees and community organizations to create the best options for our residents.


The main function of the Dietary Cook Prepare, cook and serve food for residents, by following established sanitation, safety and dietary procedures. Duties consist of, but may not be limited to:

  • Prepares food in quantities according to the menu, recipe and number of persons to be served
  • Serves meals to residents, including the set-up and tear-down of food-service equipment
  • Carries pans, kettles and trays of food to resident dining areas and various workstations throughout kitchen
  • Prepares plates for residents from steam table
  • Distributes supplies, utensils and other portable equipment
  • Cleans work areas, equipment and utensils according to the proper procedures
  • Washes cooking equipment, pots, pans, dishes and utensils
  • Removes garbage as needed
  • Stores food in designated areas
  • Monitors and records temperatures in refrigerators and freezers
  • Delegates tasks to the Prep Cooks/Dietary Aides as approved by the Dietary Manager
  • Reports any issues or problems that may arise to the Dietary Manager
  • Complies with state and federal sanitation standards
  • Complies with state, federal, and all other applicable health care and safety standards
  • Attends in-services and other required meetings
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE an equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

  • High School diploma or equivalent; minimum of 1 year of previous experience in food preparation preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience in a long-term care or hospital setting preferred



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