Sutter Health Cook - Food & Nutrition Services (Temporary) in Burlingame, California

Position Overview:

Prepares, seasons and cooks food for hospital patients, employees and visitors. This position is responsible for providing healthy, nutritious, good tasting and pleasant looking food to all patients, employees and guests. All hot food should be prepared and served at the correct temperature to increase overall satisfaction by everyone. Hot foods should be hot and cold foods should be cold. Principal accountabilities include:

  • Prepares, seasons and cooks food using a variety of cooking utensils and equipment not limited to: slicers, blenders, fryers, grills, steamers, and ovens

  • Prepares all foods by instruction in recipe binder. Portion control, tally calculations to avoid over/under production

  • Ensures that required sanitary levels are maintained throughout the food preparation process.


  • High school graduate or equivalent or relevant training/work experience. Culinary Arts degree preferred.

  • ServSafe Management Certification required - or must obtain within 60 days of hire.

  • At least 2 years experience in large-scale commercial or institutional production kitchen

  • Knowledge of volume food production, grilling techniques, sanitation serving/storage of food

  • ability to perform simple computations and record keeping; strong communication and customer service skills.

  • Strong communication and customer service skills.

Organization: Mills-Peninsula Health Services

Employee Status: Temporary

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Weekend

Schedule: Part Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 40

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.