Icon hamburger

Create Job Alert.

Enter your email below to save this search and receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Thank you. We'll send jobs matching these to
You already suscribed to this job alert.
No Thanks
What job do you want?
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Create an account to get recommended jobs that match your resume and apply to multiple jobs in seconds!
On the next page, you'll build a resume in 3 steps thanks to our AI technology
8-15 characters
Contains Number
Contains Lowercase
Contains Uppercase
Contains Special Character

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Cook II (Days/Evenings) - Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital at Houston Methodist

Cook II (Days/Evenings) - Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Houston Methodist Houston, TX Full-Time
Apply on company site

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email


Work Week:  rotating weekends/holidays Full Time Flexible work hours between 6am-730pm

Job Summary

Responsible for the preparation and cooking of entrees, side dishes and other specialty products using the recipe collection provided.  Prepares specialty dishes for catered events including physician dinners, employee recognition ceremonies, and other big profile events.  Must maintain adequate production to support the needs of the patients, café, catering functions, and doctor's lounge.    Reviews and maintains production records and cooling charts according to HACCPS guidelines.

Neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.

1. Cook food products for patients, café, catering functions, and doctor¿s lounge.  Maintain high quality, proper temperatures and garnish all plates. (EF)
2. Coordinates with the Production Chef and Food Service Coordinators to ensure scheduled meal preparation and/or meal delivery.  (EF)
3. Follow HACCP program to include but not inclusive of: proper storage; cross contamination; proper food storage, thawing, cooking, cooling, reheating temps; wrapping, labeling & date marking; documentation of food temps and cooler/freezer temps.  (EF)
4. Maintaining sanitation in work area.  Cleaning immediate work area as you go and cleaning large equipment per posted cleaning schedule. (EF)
5. May assist in ordering and receiving of food deliveries.
6. Attend daily production meetings.
7. When preparing food for patients (cooking for trayline), must have knowledge of dietary restrictions.
8. Prepare food in timely manner.
9. Demonstrates proper portion and cost control.
10. Demonstrates I CARE Values.
11. Follows safety rules on the job.
12. Performs all other duties as assigned.

High school diploma/GED or 2 years of experience in lieu of education.


  • 1 year of experience in restaurant, food services, health care or hotel setting.
  • Experience with recipe conversion is highly preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to be creative with recipes, be able to multi-task and work under limited supervision.  
  • Line cook experience

Texas Food Handlers Certificate through American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is required upon hire


  • Interpersonal skills to exchange factual information with various personal when preparing foods and to greet customers.
  • Analytical skills to read and interpret recipes can calculate measures in order to prepare quantities.
  • Knowledge of special diet cooking methods and basic cooking skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment


  • Includes kitchen, cafeteria, and office. 
  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals, and blood borne pathogens. 
  • Employee must be able to pull, push and lift items weighing greater than 25 pounds. 
  • Extended periods of walking and standing are required. 
  • Exposure to extreme heat, cold and moderate noise level.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of  race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital opened its doors to Northwest Houston in December 2000. In May 2010, a major expansion on the 52-acre campus doubled the size of the hospital, brining more expertise, more state-of-the-art technology and more specialized care to the community. With 251 licensed beds, 16 operating rooms and over 1,600 employees, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital was specifically designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.


Recommended skills

Restaurant Operation
Food Services
Health Care
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

Help us improve Careerbuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team

Job ID: PGM-CC-Covid-4191_59058

Careerbuilder TIP

For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using Careerbuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the Careerbuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.