Cook

Posted Date 2 months ago(9/26/2023 9:22 AM)
Requisition ID
2023-27422
# of Openings
2
Area of Interest
Dining
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
part-time and full-time available
Salary
Pay: $15.50 - $23.00 / hour

Salary

Pay: $15.50 - $23.00 / hour

Overview

Help us care for our residents by preparing nourishing meals.  Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca is searching for part-time or full-time cooks.

 

Starting rates increase with relevant food prep experience.  Weekend availability required - no late nights!

 

Meal times are highlights of daily life, and excellent nutrition and appetite appeal are central to the well-being of residents and patients. Our chefs, wait staff and kitchen staff prepare and serve delicious, wholesome menus.

Join Our Team

Are you ready for a rewarding career? Join a company that cares for you, too.

Responsibilities

  • Review menus and production sheets to determine food quantities needed for regular, mechanically altered and other special diet needs.
  • Prepare specified food items, as assigned.
  • Test cooked foods by tasting and smelling samples.
  • Ensure that sanitation and safety standards are met in the preparation, cooking and production line stages of food production.
  • Maintain cleanliness and upkeep of specified equipment and the general kitchen work area.
  • Supervise food being cooked; ensures that food is held and served at correct temperature.
  • Assist with preparation of and distribution of foodstuffs.

Base wages increase with experience

Qualifications

  • Minimum 18 yrs. age required. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Previous food preparation experience required.

  • Ability to understand and organize food preparation activities required.

  • Ability to carry out cooking tasks at a safe and efficient level of performance required.

  • Knowledge of food preparation and production process necessary.

  • Pride in quality of food and service necessary.

  • High degree of personal cleanliness and good hygiene; health status suitable for service of food required.

  • Respect for residents’ privacy and rights; respectful and dignified treatment of residents required.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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