Cook, Full-time (Assisted Living/Skilled Living)

  • Friendship Village
  • Chesterfield, Missouri
  • May 04, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Job Type Full-time Description

  • Prepares all soups, stocks and 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 quality, temperature and appearance of food is preserved.
  • Determines amount and type of food and supplies required for daily menus and sees that supplies are obtained from storage areas in 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.

  • Ability to read and write in English, perform basic arithmetic, understand measurements, and follow written and oral instructions in English.
  • A minimum three years' experience as a cook in a hotel, restaurant, club or similar institution.
  • Understands basic cooking methods.
  • Ability to plan and organize work.
  • Ability to interpret instructions, recipes, specifications and standards.
  • Ability to work with others.
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment operation and maintenance. Some knowledge of nutrition and diet.

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