Cook

  • Maitri Compassionate Care
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Sep 10, 2019
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

General Duties: Under supervision of Food Services Director, prepares pre-planned, nutritionally balanced meals in a home-like environment for Maitri residents, staff and guests. Responsible for knowing dietary needs, restrictions and concerns of Maitri residents and maintaining a clean, safe kitchen environment.Essential TasksMeal Planning and PreparationPrepare nutritionally balanced meals as planned by Food Services Director and DieticianMaintain an awareness of and incorporate resident dietary needs and restrictions into meal planning and preparationAble to have meals ready for service at scheduled timesOccasional grocery shopping as neededKitchen EnvironmentMaintain a clean and safe kitchen throughout shifts, including sanitation of food preparation surfaces, service areas and appliancesWash and put away all service dishes, cookware, etc.Remove trash and sweep floor at end of shiftStore and label all foods properly and discard foods when appropriateOther TasksParticipate in periodic Kitchen and other Maitri staff meetings and trainingsInteract with residents and families in a supportive and caring mannerComplete other special duties as assigned or agreed upon with Food Services DirectorCommunicate any needs or concerns to the Food Services Director in a timely fashionQualifications:-Experience and demonstrated ability to plan and prepare nutritionally balanced meals for 25-50 people.-Thorough knowledge of universal precautions, food safety and sanitation.-Able to read English and multiply recipes-Able to work flexible hours-Experience maintaining and cleaning a kitchen-Appropriate sensitivities to working with residents and families in a healthcare and hospice facility-Able to work with little or no supervision-Criminal background check, physical and TB screening required-Experience working in a residential care, hospice or similar healthcare facility desired but not mandatoryAbout MaitriMaitri is the only remaining private hospice and care facility in SF that cares for low-income people with HIV/AIDS. Learn more at