Culinary Specialist / Cook - Fulltime - Full Time - Mainly First Shift

Location:  Oconomowoc
Job Type:  Day/PM Rotation
Weekly Hours:  40

We Are Hiring: Culinary Specialist / Cook - Fulltime - Full Time - Mainly First Shift  


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Schedule Details: 5:30-2:00pm with 1-2 afternoon pm shift. Every other weekend  


From $18/hour (increases with experience) + shift differential


About Us:


Within our open concept dining spaces, patrons can find amazing cuisine ranging from gourmet hand crafted salads, scratch made comfort-food recipes, and our own interpretation of ethnic and global cuisine. Grab-and-Go items offer excellent nourishment for those on the move, and our weekly specials and promotional events provide the necessary Spice-of-Life variety. Our High-End Catering Team can compete with any 5-star establishment and easily erases the stigma attached to “Hospital Food”. We are also proud to support our local vendors by brewing and serving Door County Coffee in addition to sourcing the freshest ingredients available. No need to continue your search; culinary excellence awaits!


What You Will Do:

It is the responsibility of the Culinary Specialist to perform a variety of duties to support the effective functioning of the department including, but not limited to: food preparation for patients, guests, retail outlet(s) and catered functions. The Culinary Specialist executes all necessary tasks to a high degree of cleanliness, quality and sanitation in all areas specific to food production and catering.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintains high standards of hygiene, cleanliness and safety throughout all kitchen areas at all times.
  • Responsible for preparation and cooking of patient food by following detail parameters of prescribed therapeutic diets.
  • Responsible for preparation and cooking of food products in retail outlet(s), catered events, and Meals on Wheels/Caring Place programs (if applicable) according to provided recipes and Food Service Policies and Procedures. 
  • Responsible for maintaining food temperature logs for all hot and cold food items in holding in accordance with  HACCP, The Joint Commission, County, State and ServSafe guidelines.
  • Responsible for cash register operations as assigned.
  • Has the ability to perform and/or produce basic culinary fundamentals including, but not limited to: emulsified vinaigrette, béchamel sauce, skin and sear salmon fillets, break down different primal cuts of meat. Able to demonstrate proper knife skills and plated meal presentations.

You Will Need:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Associates degree in culinary arts or another food related degree preferred.
  • Experience in culinary arts or food services required
  • ServSafe Certified at time of hire or within 90 days of hire.

About Us:


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ProHealth Care is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive work environment and values the perspectives of our people. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


This Position Will Offer You:


  • Engaging and community focused culture
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Opportunity for professional career growth
  • Robust benefits including: Generous PTO; Choices in insurance; HSA; Tuition reimbursement; immediate 401K match; discounted tickets to various entertainment, social and sporting events

Do You Fit at ProHealth Care?

Here at ProHealth Care, we strive to be the best we can be, while continually improving the care we deliver. With patient care at the center of all we do, it is ingrained into our culture to attract the best and the brightest to ProHealth Care. We have a promise to our patients and employees: The way you should be treated. We live by this commitment and remain dedicated to creating a warm, safe and welcoming environment.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee