Cook

  • Elegance Living
  • Jul 30, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Cook

Symphony at St. Augustine is the premier memory care community nestled in a quietly convenient neighborhood near one of the most beautiful beaches in Florida. Residents enjoy an unrivaled attention to detail that is evident in everything from our elegant accommodations to our on-staff medical professionals - with literally everything in between.

Now Hiring Full Time Cook!

This position works under the Director, Food Service and supports all activities of the Food Service Department and Dining Room. The position is responsible for quality of meals served, quality of service delivery during meal service, and for compliance with special diets offered by the community.

Responsibilities

Support the Director, Food Service with planning, directing, controlling, communicating, and coaching in the Food Service Department. Respond to resident likes and dislikes maintaining high resident satisfaction. Ensure that all foods are prepared to satisfaction of residents and in accordance with safe food handling practices. Maintain food temperatures and time controls during storage, production, and serving according to required food safety standards. Circulate in the dining room to ascertain resident preferences and satisfaction with meals. Maintain a clean kitchen and dining area. Foster teamwork with co-workers, show initiative in overcoming obstacles, take actions to assist others beyond job responsibilities, and have a positive impact on co-workers, residents, and visitors. Perform other duties as assigned or needed.

Qualifications

Must have compassion for and desire to work with seniors! High School Diploma or equivalent required. Minimum one year of experience in food service required. Minimum three years experience in food service preferred. Obtain Food Handlers Permit (as required by state regulation). Strong written and verbal communication skills, personnel skills, and community relations skills are essential. Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.