Highland Ridge Hospital is an 83-bed psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility located in the heart of the Salt Lake Valley. Highland Ridge is owned by Acadia Healthcare, a national leader in the behavioral healthcare industry. We are the oldest specialty treatment program in the state of Utah and are fully accredited by the Joint Commission.
Food services is a vital department for the facility. The cook implements menus and coordinates food preparation and service of meals.
Job responsibilities include:
Cook food according to menus.
Direct activities of workers who assist in preparing and serving meals.
Clean and inspect equipment, kitchen appliances and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
Take inventory of supplies and equipment.
Work with Food Service leadership or Dietitian to ensure menus are varied, nutritionally balanced and appetizing.
Perform and coordinate food production, cleaning, maintenance, and inventory control activities.
Ensure compliance with established policies and procedures, quality standards, cost parameters, and appropriate regulatory requirements.