• Cook

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/9/2018 2:20 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-5212
    # of Openings
    1
    Area of Interest
    Dietary
    Company
    Elderwood
    Location
    Elderwood at Williamsville
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Shift
    variable day and early evening hours
  • Overview

    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.

    You must have previous experience in a high volume commercial kitchen in order to be considered for this position. 

    Exception to experience requirement will be made for recent grads of culinary schools.

    We serve approximately 190 persons for each meal time. 

    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.

     

    Qualifications

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

    • Previous commercial food preparation experience required in hotel, banquet centers, hospitals or nursing facilities.

    • 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.

     

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