Cook - Dining Services

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Benefits Available:

Values Based Leadership Culture: Leadership - Impact - Friendship – Excellence
Career Paths and Leadership Development Program
Positive Approach to Care (PAC) Community Education and Training
Comprehensive benefits package: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and 403b retirement savings
Shift Differentials
Tuition Reimbursement
RN Scholarship

General Statement of Duties:

The Cook prepares and serves food in sufficient quantities using standardized recipes; cleans area and equipment in accordance with state / federal guidelines.

Essential Job Functions:

Prepares items for regular, alternate, and therapeutic menu’s for residents, guest, home bound and staff
Cook serves attractive meals following diet orders with respect to resident’s requests
Ensures adequate temperatures are maintained for both hot and cold foods
Records temperatures of food and refrigeration equipment
Labels dates unused food and leftovers. Assist with maintaining the cleanliness and checking dates on foods in the refrigerators.
Cleans and restocks the salad bar daily
Cleans equipment, washes pots and pans, sweeps floors and mops daily
Cook will assume charge duties when management is not in house

Job Qualifications:


One year food service with cook experience preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to adhere to all sanitary / food service regulations

Ability to work independently

Strong interpersonal skills

Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines

Weekend, holiday and extended shifts required.

Job Type: Full-time

Contact Information

Name: Carrie Schohl
Position: HR Generalist
Phone: 260-302-1148, ext. 3105
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