Prep Cook

  • Ever Well Health Systems
  • Stockton, California
  • Nov 22, 2022
Full time

Job Description


Ever Well Health Systems is hiring a Cook to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about our mission, to care for adults with severe mental illness, as well as offering delicious and nutritious food, hospitality and service to our residents.

If you're looking for a new opportunity and would like to learn more about the Ever Well Health Systems family, then introduce yourself - We're looking forward to learning about you!

  1. Perform food service activities that meet CCR Title XXII, and other regulatory health and safety standards. Able to prepare quality food in a timely and creative manner, ensuring resident's satisfaction and eye appeal.
  2. Follows recipes at varying levels of difficulty so completed menu items are ready at the correct temperature and time.
  3. Cooks meats and vegetables, prepare baked goods, cut and trim meat, and cook a variety of regular and special diet foods and meals for the residents and employees. Responsible for creating menus and cooking daily.
  4. Examines foods for quality and freshness, monitor temperatures and steam pressures, and turn and baste meat for flavor and proper cooking.
  5. Maintains food storage, preparation and cooking areas in a clean, neat, and orderly manner.
  6. Cares for and uses equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Cleans and maintains food cooking equipment including but not limited to ovens, sinks, freezers, refrigerators, slicers, stoves, dishwashers, walk in coolers, utensils, etc.
  7. Provides transportation in agency vehicle for agency business (residents, s upplies, food, etc.).
  8. Follows established procedures and standard of cleanliness, health, and safety. Reports and removes any safety hazards.
  9. Maintains personal appearance, hygiene and uniform policies and standards.
  10. Supports teamwork and interpersonal interaction with residents and staff members.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal records clearance as required by Title XXII, licensing regulations, reference checks, health screening.
  • Valid driver's license & DMV pull program
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; additional education in food service preferred.
  • Minimum of one-year related experience; two years preferred. Experience in a residential facility but not required.
  • Ability to read, write and understand documents such as safety rules, operating manuals and maintenance instructions.