Prep Cook

  • The Palace Group
  • Miami, Florida
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Luxury Senior Living Communities

In Kendall, Coral Gables & Homestead

Is looking for


for its

Palace Suites

Independent Living Community

11377 SW 84th Street Miami, FL 33173

The #1 Priority of this position is…

Prepare & handle meals under the direction of the Chef, in accordance with the daily production schedule, to the satisfaction of the supervisor & residents.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ability to estimate quantities of food required
  • Order inventory and rotate food items as needed.
  • Meet meal schedules.
  • Apportion food items based on diet order and residents' food preferences.
  • Properly store & label food items.
  • Maintain sanitation standards & food handling procedures based on County, State & Federal regulations.


  • 2 years' experience in quantity cooking in an institutional kitchen with mechanical food service equipment.
  • Culinary school student or graduate, preferred.
  • High school degree or equivalent, preferred. Basic math skills required.
  • Ability to follow supervisor's instructions.
  • Must be able to speak, read & write English. Spanish, preferred.
  • Ability to practice The Palace Principles ("Teamwork", "Safety" & "Ask! Don't Assume!")

The Ideal Candidate

  • Polite, responsible, always on time, resourceful, accurate & conscientious.
  • Flexible as to work schedule. Must be able to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays & in emergencies
  • Work in a safe and responsible manner, including taking precautions & safe work practices.
  • Obey the established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management & security
  • Report and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair & maintenance needs.
  • Able to apply common-sense understanding to carry out oral or written instructions.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and multi-task.
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently AND as a team member.
  • Follow up with supervisor, co-workers or residents regarding complaints, problems & concerns.
  • Demonstrate good verbal communications & interpersonal skills.