Dietary Cook

  • Spring Meadows
  • Woodstock, Ohio
  • Jun 22, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Dietary / Cook Responsibilities:

  • Prepare various foods depending on menu created by dieticians for each meal of the day.
  • Operate various kitchen equipment in preparation for the meal, e.g., mixer, meat slicer, food processor, oven, steamer.
  • Required to clean work surfaces following shift: sweep floors, wipe down counter space, cover, and store unused foods.
  • Must be able to create meals that are appropriate for the elderly and in large quantities. Employee is required to use institutional-sized cookware.
  • Must be able to work at a constant pace to ensure that food is ready for each meal of the day.
  • Accurately follows diet cards when serving residents.
  • Takes and documents food temperatures.
  • Follows portion control guidelines.
  • May be required to fill in gaps in kitchen help.
  • Required to ensure cleanliness of facility
  • Promptly and expediently responds to residents call pendants
  • Required to do all things necessary for the resident's health, safety, and welfare

Dietary/ Cook Qualifications: :

  • Previous experience working in food service preferred.
  • Must have a willingness to interact with senior residents daily.
  • Must be available weekends.


Job Requirements:
  • Approved meals for special dietary needs
  • Understand different dietary requirements of residents
  • Assist the dietary supervisor in food preparation
  • Sanitized according to dietary procedures
  • Serving of meals to residents
  • Stated in dietary service manual
  • Keep accurate records of residents' dietary needs
  • Loading food carts and serving meals
  • Work along with the dietary manager to prepare meals
  • Set up trays and deliver meals to residents
  • Prepare items and menus for residents with special dietary needs
  • Supervise preparation of menus to meet residents' dietary needs
  • Complete dietary schedule in advance
  • Preparing food trays, serving patients
  • Procure food supplies and equipment for the dietary department
  • Retrieve food trays from patients
  • Serving meals to residents at the proper meal time
  • Serve food in accordance with menu and dietary restrictions
  • Coordinate dietary service with other departments