Cook ***SIGN ON BONUS***

  • Covenant Living at the Shores
  • Mercer Island, Washington
  • Aug 06, 2022
Full time

Job Description

_ Offering $600 SIGN ON BONUS We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us! Our campus is located on the shores of Lake Washington, easy freeway access, just 10 minutes from Factoria Mall, access to kayaks, two on-site wellness gyms, and n__o late hours! _

We have multiple Cook positions available on campus that offer variety and flexibility. You will work as an integral part of the Dining Services team, managed by Sodexo. We are in search for Dining Service Associates who delivers a warm, welcoming, and friendly approach to quality care and hospitality support for our older adult residents.

In the Cook role, you will be responsible to:
Check production and prep sheets for daily assignments and with production supervisor for any special assignments.
Prepare necessary food for lunch/dinner according to production sheet.
Set up lunch for residents according to steam table diagram.
Prepare sandwiches as necessary for residents' lunch/dinner
Break down and clean up serving line and all other food areas.
Properly record all left-overs; labels, dates and properly store.
Prepare all necessary foods for supper meal according to production sheets.
Complete all prep items according to prep sheet.
Assist with set-up of steam table for supper.
Take and record temperatures. Correct any temperature discrepancy immediately.
Plate food for residents as ordered with attention to appearance and garnish.
Clean up steam table and all hot food areas.
Complete weekly cleaning assignments as scheduled.

The ideal candidate will have:
High school education or equivalent.
One year of food service experience in an institutional setting.
Current state sanitation certificate.
Ability to read, write and speak in English effectively to use recipes, prepare meals and communicate effectively.
Ability to perform math to adjust recipes and convert measurements.
Understanding of standard food measurements and equivalents.
Ability to take initiative, work independently, and follow tasks through to completion.
Ability to work cooperatively with staff within the department and in other departments.
Willingness to work and interact with older adults.
Must be of legal driving age and have current legal driver's license.

Specific physical characteristics and abilities are required to perform the work. Such as, above average agility and dexterity, long periods of walking, standing, bending, stooping. Ability to lift and / or carry moderately heavy items (up to 30 pounds). Mobility in and around the Dining Room and Kitchen is expected. For full time (30 hours or more) employees, we offer a generous benefits package that includes:

Medical, dental and vision insurance
Employer paid group term life and disability
Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays
403(b) with a 3% employer match
Fitness center use at most facilities.
Various voluntary benefits:
Life, AD&D
Tuition assistance and scholarships
Employee assistance program
Legal services, home/auto insurance, discount purchasing program
Pet Insurance

For more information about Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home, please visit or .

_Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances._

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $20.00 per hour

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
Mercer Island, WA 98040: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Culinary experience: 1 year (Preferred)
Cooking: 1 year (Preferred)
Chefs: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location