Cook

ID
2021-4611
Category
Culinary Services
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
City
West Mifflin
State/Province
PA

 

LOCUST GROVE_100 PX HIGH

 

At Locust Grove, we believe in giving residents control over their lives and encouraging independence and socialization all while providing exceptional care. You'll love how our friendly and relaxed atmosphere makes it easy to meet new friends and fill your day with a number of fun and engaging activities. Located close to premiere shopping, dining, and medical services, we offer all the things you need to fill your days with fun and give you peace of mind.

 

Our activity programs offer many choices both on site and out on the town, so whether you like cooking, art, crafts, exercising, or just visiting with friends and neighbors, you stay as busy as you want to be. Locust Grove creates a place you'll love to call home – so come enjoy the easy living! Our caring associates are focused on providing you with the very best personalized care to ensure that you're comfortable and at ease

 

 

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.

 

Looking for a flexible schedule that will work around your school or family? Working as a Cook in our Senior Living community allows you to engage your passion for working with seniors and balance your school or home schedule.

  • Control Your Schedule: View your schedule, pick-up shifts & request time off anytime, anywhere from the OnShift mobile app.  
  • Earn Rewards: Track your progress and earn award points for clocking in & out on time, answering surveys and for other contributions in the community.
  • Provide Feedback: Answer short community surveys and provide feedback about your day – all from your mobile phone.
  • Access Funds: Access your earned, but unpaid wages before payday for just a small transaction fee.  

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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