Overview

The Cook is responsible for preparing meals for our residents and operation of the kitchen.

Cook essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Instructs and kitchen staff
  • Complies with and enforces all sanitation polices/procedures
  • Maintains temperature logs for all equipment and prepared food
  • Participates in menu planning
  • Participates in ordering goods
  • Accurate record keeping (checklist, production counts, food/equipment temperature)
  • Speaks with residents in the dining room(s) regarding meal satisfaction
  • Helps to organize, plan, cook and serve the daily meal as well as catered and special events
  • Keeps food storage areas neat and in order
  • Ensures proper food handling and storage according to established policies/procedures
  • Prepares food according to established recipes
  • Assumes responsibility of left-over food to avoid waste
  • Tastes food to ensure quality standards are met
  • Reviews menu with production staff

Related Experience: Proven culinary skills; 3 to 5 years’ experience and/or formal training.

Education or Degree Requirements: High School Graduate or Equivalent. Graduation from an accredited secondary (vocational tech) culinary program, or post-secondary training or graduation from a culinary training program

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations: ServSafe Certification

Company name::
Wesley Enhanced Living
Upon employment offer, a background check is required::
Yes
Upon employment offer, a drug screen is required::
Yes
Benefits::
Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k), Paid Time Off, and more!
Does the position require prior experience in the restaurant industry::
Yes
No
This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent:
yes
Are benefits available for this position::
Yes
This position pays::
Hourly
Is a credit check required::
No

About Wesley Enhanced Living

Our Dining Team is dedicated to maintaining the highest customer service and quality standards. Our commitment goes beyond preparing and serving meals; Wesley Enhanced Living is proud to be part of a green initiative that uses eco-friendly products and containers. Every meal is created in our kitchens and is prepared by experienced culinarians and served with a smile.

If you are inspired by our mission to make a compelling difference in the lives of seniors, are enthusiastic about life-long learning, and are seeking employment in a close-knit community where your strengths will be valued, Wesley Enhanced Living is the place to be! Our unique leadership initiative, workplace culture, and vision of lifelong learning for our entire staff promotes innovation and excellence within an inspiring, rewarding work environment.

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