Cook- Part-Time, River Bend

  • Cassia
  • Rochester, MN
  • Jun 19, 2020
Part time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Are you a Cook looking for purpose and balance in your work schedule? Are you passionate about preparing healthy meals for those who truly value your cooking? If so, we have a wonderful opportunity for you!

River Bend Assisted Living, a 94-unit assisted living and memory care facility located just east of downtown Rochester, is currently seeking a Part-Time Cook to join our beautiful assisted living and memory care community. Your experience and passion for cooking nutritious and tasty meals will be valued by our residents.

Safety is our number one priority. Staff are provided with personal protective equipment. We take pride in providing compassionate care to our residents by focusing on our 8 pillars of excellence (Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Stewardship, Unity, Respect, and Collaboration). If you would like to be a part of something special, please apply to this ad today. We would love to talk with you!

This is a Part-Time position working a a combination of weekdays and weekends. Hours: 6:00 am to 2:30 pm. 

Listen to what one of our Executive Chef's has to share about working with us:

Cook responsibilities:

  • Deliver exceptional service to residents by providing fast, friendly and excellent customer service to all guests.
  • Prepare and cook all meals to ensure adherence to recipes and quality standards. This will also include feature/specials and grill service.
  • Inspect kitchen for conformance to government and company safety and sanitation requirements.
  • Review planned meals and take note of special diet requests.
  • Observe and report on low stock or high-demand choices.
  • Assist in orders and schedules delivery of food and supplies from local vendors.
  • Observe and report on resident change of condition or changes in ability.
  • Participate in meetings and required training to maintain regulatory standards of food service at the community.
  • Perform other duties as required. 

Cook skills and requirements:

  • 2+ years related experience in culinary services, cooking, etc. and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior experience with food service in a commercial kitchen and/or in senior living communities is strongly preferred. 
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Able to pass a MN DHS background check.


  • Paid Time Off (PTO), Holidays
  • Free Parking
  • Competitive wages with credit for experience
  • Retirement with employer match
  • Tuition Discount Opportunities
  • Work with an amazing team with decades of experience

If you enjoy working in a team environment and are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those we serve, then please apply for this position!

About Us:

River Bend is a riverfront Assisted Living and Memory Care community that offers picturesque views and access to the Zumbro River walking path. We take pride in providing compassionate care to our residents by focusing on our 8 pillars of excellence (Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Stewardship, Unity, Respect, and Collaboration).  

Cassia, an affiliation between Augustana Care and Elim Care, is a Christian mission organization with over 200 years of combined experience caring for those in need. We strive to inspire residents to live the lives that are most fulfilling to them. We take pride in the longevity of our management team and invite you to apply to learn more!

Cassia is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran​