Posted on: May 15, 2022
Cook Position Summary:
As a cook, your main job function is to prepare daily meals for all
the residents in the living facility. You may also be asked to
prepare special meals for facility events and parties.
Benefits offered Example:
Paid time off
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance for full-time employees
Retirement plan options 401k
FT/PT and on call shifts available
Paid HCA Training
Free parking, meals, and a great team!
Responsibilities of the Cook:
Prepare and cook all food items and meals in accordance with
planned menus and recipes ensuring all -meals and food prepared are
of high quality, palatable and appetizing
Assist in food preparation for special meals, parties, events,
Prepare and serve substitute foods to residents who refuse foods
Make only authorized food substitutions and consult with and advise
Dining Services Director on menu changes
Prepare food and serve in accordance with sanitary regulations, as
well as with established policies and procedures.
Report any incidents or infractions to Dining Services
Inspect special diet requests and orders to assure that the correct
diet is being served.
Plan the timing of food production to coordinate with meal serving
hours so that quality, temperature, and appearance of food are
Maintain control over meal portions and food consistency.
Estimate food requirements and controls serving portions thereby
eliminating waste and leftovers.
Ensure that the next day's items are in stock and pulled and
thawing under refrigeration as dictated by the menus.
Open or close kitchen as dictated by department scheduling.
Assist, when requested, in the purchasing, inventory, checking in
and storing of food and supplies.
Ensure that stock levels of staple/non-staple food, supplies,
equipment, etc., are organized and maintained at adequate levels at
Work closely with the Dining Services Director in specifying and
selecting food products.
Ensure that food storage areas are clean and properly
organized/arranged at all times.
Responsible for all cleaning items assigned and/or posted on
Ensure a sanitary work environment and conform to all local codes
and policies regarding proper storage, handling and serving of
Dispose of food and waste in accordance with established
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Education and Experience:
High School diploma or (GED); as well as a one-year certificate
from a college or technical school preferred.
With a minimum of six months of food preparation experience
Special Licenses and other Special Requirements:
Current Serve Safe Certification required. Obtain/ hold any local,
state and /or required food handling/ sanitation licenses or
Successful candidates must be able to pass a background check,
pre-employment TB and Physical if hired.
COGIR Management USA delivered the Happy Living brand by listening
attentively to the -needs of American seniors, their families, and
Every Happy Living community is a unique and dynamic place, shaped
by the residents themselves and led by an empowered on-site
executive team. We promote local leadership so decisions are made
on-site, quickly, and in the best interests of the community. -We
are proud of our teams.
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