Cook

 

Palm Coast, FL
Posted 4 months ago
As a cook in our Community, your responsibilities include preparation and serving of meals, sanitation of food service areas, accurate record keeping, receiving, rotating and inventory of products and regulatory compliance. You will provide quality dining service by ensuring the food service is presented in an attractive, gracious and timely manner.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conducts meal preparation, service, and clean-up in accordance with nutritional guidelines, regulations and prescribed resident diets
  • Assists with weekly menu planning
  • Communicates with all culinary vendors
  • Ensures presence and visibility in the dining room for resident satisfaction
  • Ensures food service is presented in an attractive, gracious and timely manner
  • Performs pre-preparation for meals later in the day, week, or weekend or for special events
  • Ensures the proper use of equipment and supplies and upholds cleaning and safety standards
  • Responds in a timely manner to requests of residents, families and guests
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Able to read, write, speak and understand the English language
  • Must be able to communicate in a warm, friendly and caring manner
  • Must be able to follow recipes and menus
  • Must fully understand the importance of reliability and timeliness
  • Must possess a passion to work with and around senior citizens
Education Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • SERV Safe Certification
Experience Requirements
  • Two (2) years’ experience in professional food service preferred
  • A culinary apprenticeship or training is preferred
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Position requires the ability to stand, reach, bend/stoop/crouch, push/pull/lift/carry up to 50lbs, twisting/ turning and repetitive motion

PHYSICAL ABILITIES
Must have good vision, hearing and speech

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhausted list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Job Features

Job CategoryCulinary Arts

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