Kitchen Helper at Thomas Management LLC

Posted in Restaurant - Food Service 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Meridian, Idaho

Job Description:

We are hiring a Kitchen Helper for Cottonwood Hospital!

Your culinary career starts in the kitchens at Thomas Cuisine!  You’ll learn from, and work alongside some of the hospitality industry’s most talented executive and sous chefs. Every day on the job is a specialized training program that helps you excel, and become a leader. Learn and grow, and take the opportunity to refine your skills through our in-house training programs.

Joining the Thomas Cuisine team is the next best step on your personal and professional journey. Your leaders will inspire you, and your team members will cheer you on, to live a fulfilling life, with a dependable schedule and regular hours. We do the right thing, and support you with career development programs, goal setting, and mentorship from the minute you’re hired.

Kitchen Team

The heart and soul of every kitchen, Thomas Cuisine kitchen team members deliver on our promise to prepare scratch-made food, fresh each day. Day or night, you’ll be an integral part of a team working the line, in state-of-the-art kitchens inside hospitals, at upscale senior living communities, and in corporate dining facilities. 

Growth opportunities:

  • Enhance your food knowledge

  • Boost your organizational skills

  • Execute your job with confidence

  • Energize your team

Under the supervision of the Food Service Director, the Kitchen Helper performs a variety of food service duties, including prepping & serving food for patients, maintaining a clean organized workspace, and ensure safe food handling procedures. Also is responsible for the clean-up and stocking of the food preparation areas

Days and shifts vary

Salary Range: $15+/hr. DOE

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prep & produce patient meals as dictated by diet order, ensuring consistency and compliance with the recipes, portioning, cooking, and waste control guidelines.

  • Possess a friendly outgoing demeanor; works well with others.

  • Follow guidelines concerning dietary guidelines, food, and physical safety, maintenance and equipment/space cleaning, requirements at all times.


  • Must be able to pass State & Federal background check & drug screening

  • General kitchen knowledge and basic cooking/knife skills.

  • Food safety training required within 6 months of hire.

  • Proficient in verbal and written English language.

  • Must have the ability to work well under pressure and respond quickly.

  • Must be able to self-motivate and have time management skills.

  • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.

  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled.

  • Works at maintaining a good rapport and cooperative working relationship with co-workers and other departments’ staff

Preferred Experience:

Foodservice experience, preferably in healthcare with dietary knowledge. General kitchen knowledge, basic cooking and knife skills. ServSafe Certification

Physical Demands:

Vision, hearing, repetitive motion, and environment. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential function of the position without compromising patients care.


Thomas Cuisine ( is ‘on the grow.’ Our passionate, hardworking team delivers a fresh take on foodservice every day.

  • We’re the 15th largest contract dining management company in the country (Food Management Magazine).

  • We are ranked among the top places to work (The Denver Post).

  • We’ve been honored for our outstanding response to COVID (Senior Living Residents Council).

  • We’ve been recognized with a Dining Distinction Award (Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals).

Team Members Say

 “…so much growth, the opportunities are endless!” “Thomas Cuisine set me up for success.”

“…if you have a love affair with cooking, this is the place for you.”

Thomas Cuisine is an award-winning, privately-held contract food service company operating in 18 states and growing.  We advocate the healing power of whole foods.  We believe in preparing scratch-made cuisine fresh each day.  Our clients include hospitals, upscale senior living communities, and corporate dining facilities.  Every Thomas Cuisine team member is an ambassador, carrying out our mission, reflecting our values, and building relationships while "doing the right thing".  We seek to make a valuable difference to those we serve- one nutritious meal at a time.   

Ready to make a difference and be part of something big? Apply now!

REAL Food | Genuine Service | Enduring Relationships 



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