Cook in Chicago, IL at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 12/3/2022

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About Us

Weiss Memorial Hospital has been serving Chicago’s North Side and surrounding communities providing excellent health care services for over 60 years. We are a 236-bed, Joint Commission-accredited facility providing a full range of health care services to meet the needs of our diverse community. We have grown to better serve our community to include more than 450 doctors representing 42 medical specialties and more than 800 employees, all committed to providing you with personalized care. We are looking for exceptional people who share our mission and values to join our team!

**(Must be available for 5:30am-2:00pm shift & 10:30am - 7:00 pm shift)**


Prepares high quality, nutritious meals for patients and the dining room in a cost efficient and sanitary manner.


  • High school diploma or GED or five years comparable experience
  • Two years previous high volume institutional cooking experience preferred. Must be able to work from recipes
  • Must have healthcare/dietary experience
  • Basic math skills required
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to read write and speak English.
  • Ability to work under time constraints
  • Certified in Food Service Sanitation by the State of Illinois and City of Chicago.


  • Demonstrates the WMH Customer Service Values, which are key in providing quality service to patients and customers.
  • Prepares high quality food that is also visually appealing.
  • Prepares hot food by following the appropriate recipes and using the correct portion size.
  • Follows production records to determine the proper amount to be prepared. Fills out production records at the end of the shift.
  • Utilizes perishables by FIFO inventory method.
  • Participates in patient tray line by assembling trays in a timely and efficient manner. Pays close attention to plate appearance and food temperatures.
  • Prepares food a timely basis to be ready for use during the required meal period. Pre-preparation of food are done for the next days meals as appropriate.
  • Follows the board of health and JACHO guidelines for safe handling of food and equipment. Uses proper sanitizing techniques after cleaning equipment.
  • Maintains food at proper holding temperatures. Always wears proper hair covering, and keeps hands clean at all times.
  • Keeps work area clean and orderly through out the shift and at the end of shift. Puts food away according to HAACP guidelines.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for own professional practice and growth by ensuring knowledge and skills are maintained and enhanced. Supports and maintains current knowledge of organizational and unit policies and procedures.

Weiss Memorial Hospital provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.