Cook, part-time

  • Elderwood Senior Living at Lancaster
  • Lancaster, PA, USA
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Join Our Team: Join our strong and growing company today! Overview:

Cook needed for part-time(22.5 hrs/wk)- IMMEDIATE OPENING. In a world that is constantly changing, come join our stable family!

Meal times are highlights of daily life, and excellent nutrition and appetite appeal are central to the well-being of our residents. Our cooks, wait staff and kitchen staff prepare and serve delicious, wholesome menus.

In this part-time position, you will work 11am-7pm with every other weekend and holiday included in the rotation.

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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 food preparation experience required.

  • 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.

Employee Perks!: Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility, Consistent work and holiday rotations to provide you with a great work/life balance, Conveniently located on a bus route, Discounted employee meals, Enjoy a fun and diverse work environment, Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse team, Truly make a difference in our residents' lives while providing top notch care EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.