Cook

ID
2020-3882
Category
Culinary Services
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
City
Mentor
State/Province
OH

 

SYMPHONY AT MENTOR_100 PX HIGH

 

As soon as you step into Symphony at Mentor, an inclusive Alzheimer’s and Dementia community, you will immediately know why this is the place for your loved one to call home. Here you will find a warm, intimate, home like setting that will welcome your family member. On hand, we have a dedicated staff that will treat your loved one as one of their own. Each staff member trained in understanding the various stages of Alzheimer’s that will allow them to care for each resident with kindness, compassion, and dignity.

 

We tailor plans unique to each individual, allowing residents in our care to experience life, laughter, and joy through routine, personalization and flexibility. We also believe in giving our residents a voice. Through our resident inspired activities calendar, your loved one will be able to participate in the planning of the upcoming month’s activities based on what they want to do, inspiring them to be active, engaged and socializing every day.

Now Hiring a Full Time Cook!

 

This position works under the Director, Food Service and supports all activities of the Food Service Department and Dining Room. The position is responsible for quality of meals served, quality of service delivery during meal service, and for compliance with special diets offered by the community.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Director, Food Service with planning, directing, controlling, communicating, and coaching in the Food Service Department.
  • Respond to resident likes and dislikes maintaining high resident satisfaction. Ensure that all foods are prepared to satisfaction of residents and in accordance with safe food handling practices.
  • Maintain food temperatures and time controls during storage, production, and serving according to required food safety standards.
  • Circulate in the dining room to ascertain resident preferences and satisfaction with meals.
  • Maintain a clean kitchen and dining area.
  • Foster teamwork with co-workers, show initiative in overcoming obstacles, take actions to assist others beyond job responsibilities, and have a positive impact on co-workers, residents, and visitors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or needed.

Qualifications

  • Must have compassion for and desire to work with seniors!
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum one year of experience in food service required. Minimum three years’ experience in food service preferred.
  • Obtain Food Handlers Permit (as required by state regulation).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, personnel skills, and community relations skills are essential.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.

Apply with your resume TODAY to schedule your interview for this exciting opportunity!

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