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Swedish Health Services Cook II Issaquah, Seattle, WA in Issaquah, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Cook II (Per Diem, Variable Shift) to work in the Nutrition Services at Swedish Issaquah in Issaquah, WA.

This position is responsible for preparing food products utilizing basic and advanced cooking techniques, standardized recipes and plating guidelines, meeting production schedules in accordance with health, safety, and sanitary procedures. Responsible for processing food items, ensuring proper utilization and storage of food and supplies and for maintaining the orderliness and cleanliness of equipment, supplies, and work areas. Participate in recipe and menu development, showcase culinary skills and products, and perform related tasks as required.

In this position you will:

  • Accurately completes issue requisitions as assigned. Inventories, orders appropriate amounts of product and stock supplies in work area as required, updating issue requisitions as needed during the day so that accurate costs are allocated to the appropriate areas

  • Takes and records temperatures of food, refrigerators and assures sanitizing solution is at the proper level. Records measurements throughout each shift on the appropriate log. Takes action if discrepancies are indicated. Demonstrates accuracy and attention to detail; completes daily documentation thoroughly and accurately

  • Prepares orders in a timely manner, maintaining the guidelines of the one piece flow process

  • Measures and mixes ingredients according to standardized recipes and/or plating guidelines, using kitchen utensils and equipment to prepare a variety of menu items

  • Uses advanced cooking techniques: sautés, blanches, poaches, simmers, deep fries, braises, sears, emulsifies, prepares batters, and makes recipe/ingredient substitutions. Uses basic cooking techniques: Bakes, roasts, steams, boils, grills, and fries. Slices meats, pre-portions food in serving pans or on serving plates. Washes, peels, cuts and shreds vegetables and fruits.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Culinary, or equivalent from a college or technical school or formalized apprenticeship or equivalent educ/experience

  • Current State of Washington Food Handler Permit

  • Two (2) years professional full service line cook experience in a full service establishment such as a restaurant or hotel where the majority of the products were prepared on the premises from fresh ingredients using standardized recipes

  • Must have high-volume line cooking experience

About the Issaquah Campus.

With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Cook/Chef

Location: Washington-Issaquah

Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029

Req ID: 329207