• San Francisco Campus For Jewish Living
  • San Francisco, California
  • Jun 05, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Per Diem -Various Shifts

The nonprofit San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living serves a significant number of patients and long-term care/skilled nursing residents each year in its Jewish Home & Rehab Center. Non-residential care is offered through our short-term and rehabilitation services unit for patients who require specialized interdisciplinary rehabilitation to recover from surgery or an acute illness, and through our acute geriatric psychiatry hospital. With a complement of close to 650 compassionate, experienced clinical and allied health personnel, SFCJL provides older adults with a variety of life-enriching healthcare programs and services in a welcoming, stimulating environment.

SFCJL's transformed campus includes the new Lynne & Roy M. Frank Residences (assisted living apartments and memory care & support assisted living suites), and Byer Square, a non-residential community of programs, services, and support.



We offer benefit-eligible staff a substantial benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, paid time off, and various insurance packages. Eligible employees can sign up for a 403(b) with matching company contributions. We also offer a commuter check program. All staff can enjoy the discounted cafeteria lunch and use the weekday shuttle service provided to and from Glen Park BART station.

Position Overview

The Cook is responsible for the preparation of all food items as per standardized recipes.


Job Duties:
  • Prepares all soups, stocks, sauces; boils, braises, and roasts items as per standardized recipes
  • Prepares and serves all sautéed, fried, grilled, steamed, and baked items as per standardized recipes
  • Prepares or directs the preparation of all food served, following standard recipes and special diet orders
  • Plans food production to coordinate with meal serving hours, so that excellence, quality, temperature, and appearance of food is preserved
  • Determines amount and type of food and supplies required for daily menus and seeing that supplies are obtained from storage areas in an adequate time for meal production
  • Maintains assigned work station in a safe and sanitary condition
  • Maintains acceptable standards of personal hygiene and complies with department dress code
  • Attends in-service training and education sessions as assigned
  • Performs specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

  • A minimum of three years of experience as a cook in a hotel, restaurant, club, or similar institution
  • Ability to plan and organize work, to interpret instructions, recipes, specifications, and standards
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment operations and maintenance. Some knowledge of nutrition and diet
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicates effectively, and performs simple arithmetic. Ability to understand measurements and conversions
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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