Cook- FT and PT positions available

  • Mercy Circle
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 13, 2020
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Mercy Circle is a newly constructed continuing care and retirement community sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy located on Chicago's south side. Mercy Circle provides retirement apartments, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing care to individuals 62 years of age or older.

We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our team in the Dining Services department as Cook. The Cook should possess a passion for creating exceptional meal experiences for our residents, have the ability to follow recipes and create flavorful meals while maintaining a sanitary environment. The candidate should have previous cook experience and be able to work well on a team. The candidate will need to be available to work flexible hours including early morning and evening hours, plus rotating weekends and holidays.

Job Requirements:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and serve three exceptional meals per day
  • Must be able to follow menus and recipes
  • Maintain sanitation in kitchen and dining rooms
  • Work well on a team


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • One (1) year experience as cook
  • Current Serv-Safe certification
  • Current Food Handler certification
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays
  • Customer service oriented
  • Willing to learn and grow
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language

Mercy Circle offers a number of generous and competitive benefits to associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, 403b retirement savings plan, paid time off and tuition reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer