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Ascension Health Nutrition Services Cook in Lewiston, New York

We Are Hiring

Our Lady of Peace in Lewiston, NY -- a part of Ascension Living -- has an IMMEDIATE OPENING for a Nutrition Services Cook on a Part-Time / Days / 15 Hours Per Week basis! Please apply today if you are interested and our Recruiter will contact you regarding the next steps!

Schedule: Various days and hours5A-1P, 6A-2P, 10a-6Protating weekends

Why Join Ascension?

  • We encourage a diversity of talent and thought – while offering the support of a multidisciplinary team. We work to build teams that respect each other. A team that respects each other feels good. We are on a mission to help people feel good – patients and associates. Our Nutrition Services Cooks are on the front lines of the care we provide, and for that reason, Our Lady of Peace prides itself in employing some of the best Healthcare Professionals in Western New York. As an associate of the National Healthcare System Ascension Living, you will enjoy a full Benefits Package that boasts affordable health coverage and generous PTO. In addition, you have opportunity for advancement or relocation throughout your career with us.

  • Working at Our Lady of Peace is definitely more than just a job too. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering high-quality Healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the local community. With a mission established decades ago, your role on our team will contribute to a legacy that has supported our community for nearly 20 years! We also support work-life balance and spirituality in the workplace.

What You Will Do

As a Nutrition Services Cook with Ascension Living's Our Lady of Peace in Lewiston, NY, you will have the opportunity to assist with preparation, assembly, and service of food and will have the opportunity to prepare food in accordance with current applicable Federal, State and Local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures and as may be directed by Supervisor or Director, to assure that quality food service is provided at all times.


  • Prepare food in accordance with sanitary regulations, as well as established policies and procedures.Prepare food for therapeutic diets in accordance with planned menus.

  • Insures that all food service procedures are followed in accordance with established policies.

  • Insures that food is prepared in accordance with standardized recipes and special diet orders. Insures that food is not cooked too far in advance of service and foods are held at proper temperatures.

  • Performs routine processes and methods in the preparation of food including, but not limited to: washing, basting, beating, blending, breading, chopping, dicing, dredging, folding, grinding, kneading, marinating, mincing, mixing, paring, peeling, reconst.

  • While performing multiple, ongoing food preparation tasks, insures that all food items meet established food quality standards to include, but not limited to: flavor, texture, appearance, consistency, palatability, and retention of nutritional value. Insures that safety regulations are followed at all times by all personnel.

  • Makes only authorized substitutions.

What You Will Need


  • Minimum Education: Grammar School

  • Preferred Education: Associates Degree (AAS in Culinary Arts)

Work Experience:

  • Minimum Experience: Three (3) months Cook's experience or Training in a commercial environment.

  • Preferred Experience: One (1) year experience in quantity cooking in Healthcare or Hotel/Restaurant; demonstrated culinary work experience

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:”

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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