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Posting Date
April 30, 2024


  • Must have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one to two years in food service, with experience in coffee and espresso preparation preferred.
  • Experience with standard kitchen equipment including espresso machine and coffee brewing equipment, ovens, Panini press grill, and other small kitchen appliances.
  • Experience handling money and balancing cash drawer.
  • Experience in preparing sandwiches, sides, salads, basic baking required.
  • Certification with the State of Wisconsin for food protection policies and Food Manager Certification (or willingness to complete within one six months of employment).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, online ordering platforms, and point of sale (POS) systems

Work Hours

  1. We are seeking a full-time (39 hours/week) Cook/Barista to work weekdays with varying shifts between 6:45am-3:30pm, and every other weekend 11am-7:30pm. Includes an every other holiday rotation.

Job Summary

The cook prepares food for the residents, patients, guests and employees.  Oversees other food service workers and prepares appropriate food (therapeutic and texture modified) for each patient or resident.  Responsible to open the department and/or close the department in the absence of the Lead Cook and follows appropriate sanitation and safety procedures.

The Barista is responsible for preparing beverages and food for our patients, guests, and employees. Responsible to open the department and/or close the department in the absence of the Bistro Lead and follows appropriate sanitation and safety procedures.

Contact Information

Southwest Health
Attn: Human Resources
1400 Eastside Rd
Platteville, WI 53818
Phone: (608) 342-4796
Fax: (608) 342-5015

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Southwest Health is truly an outstanding place to work. A full benefit package is available for employees working 20 hours/week or greater which includes: Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Also available are long and short term disability, cell phone discount, flexible spending plan, paid time off, retirement plan with an employer contribution, fitness membership discount as well as use of exercise equipment at the facility.

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Southwest Health prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by Southwest Health.