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UPMC Hot Cook in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



Responsible for the preparation and service of high quality, nutritionally-appropriate foods that are satisfying to the guest. Observes safe food handling procedures and maintains sanitation of work area and equipment. This position will be various shift times, and will include weekends, nights, and holidays.


  • Complete in-advance preparation requirement for next day of service.

  • Produce high quality hot food products according to standardized recipes and production sheet volume requirements.

  • Prepare all foods within designated timeframes; monitor food usage throughout service to ensure volume needs are met.

  • Adhere to departmental safe food handling procedures at all times.

  • Maintain an inspection-ready work area on a consistent basis.

  • Adhere to Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information related to the proper and safe use of chemicals in the workplace. Store chemicals and cleaning supplies away from food production areas.

  • Uses and maintains equipment according to manufacturer and department guidelines; follows all safety procedures.

  • Provide a courteous and helpful customer service attitude on a daily basis.

  • Chill, store, and record all prepared and leftover food in accordance to health department guidelines; maintain temperature cooling log documentation.


  • HS Diploma/GED OR 1 YR previous job experience required in lieu of HS Diploma/GED

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran REQNUMBER: 237151206