Chef / Cook in Shelton, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 4/5/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Full time cook needed for Sunday-Thursday 11:30AM - 7:00PM.

Total hours 32 benefit eligible.

Benchmark Senior Living at Split Rock is seeking caring individuals who want to be part of a dynamic community that focuses on making a difference in the lives of seniors.

At Benchmark Senior Living at Split Rock our most important asset is people. We are a community of people serving other people. We take pride in providing world class service built upon staff excellence, innovative programs, and personalized services. If you would like to join an amazing team that elevates the human connection with a serving heart, then Benchmark Senior Living at Split Rock is the place to be!


• Reviews menus prior to preparation of food
• Performs administrative duties such as completing forms, reports, etc.
• Assures all dietary procedures are followed
• Must be able to operate all kitchen equipment safely and effectively. Equipment may include: meat slicer, food processor, mixers, ovens, grills, steamers, dishwasher, dumb waiter, warmer cabinets.
• Organizes walk-in freezer, storeroom, kitchen tables, and counters
• Assists in establishing food production line to assure meals are prepared on time
• Represents the community with a positive attitude and pride when interacting with potential residents and families

• Prepares and serves nutritious meal and ensures high quality presentation and flavorful meals for our residents.


Job Requirements


• High school diploma or equivalent
• Culinary Arts training a plus
• 2 years dietary experience 


• Must be able to interact effectively with residents and staff.
• Must be able to work effectively with residents and personnel.
• Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
• Must have knowledge of dietary procedures, was well as related laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to food service operations.
• Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.


• Lift up to 50lbs
• This is primarily a standing position where an employee may be required to stand in one place for extended periods of time. They also will be exposed to extreme heat and cold temperatures.


We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!