Cook in Bedford, NH at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 7/1/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Fulltime - Sunday through Thursday position

Pay Rate: Starts at $17.25 plus/based on experience

Connect with your calling. Join, stay, and grow with Benchmark.

We at The Arbors of Bedford are looking for a cook to join our team! As a Benchmark cook, your main role will be to make a difference in the lives of our residents by providing delicious and healthy meals. As a cook you will prepare food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations with established Benchmark policies and procedures. The Food Services Director will oversee these duties to ensure that quality food service is provided at all times.

If you possess a dedication for creating quality cuisine, provide an energetic presence to your work, and are looking for a company that aligns with those values, then this opportunity is made for you! Take control of your work life balance with reliable, schedule-stabilizing hours.

Cook Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assures all dietary procedures are followed.
  • Must be able to operate all kitchen equipment safely and effectively. Equipment may include a meat slicer, food processor, mixers, ovens, grills, steamers, dishwasher, dumb waiter, warmer cabinets.
  • Assists in establishing food production line to ensure 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 meals, ensuring high-quality presentation and flavorful meals for our residents.

We believe in offering our employees meaningful benefits. Below is a sampling of the benefits we offer our associates. To find out more, please apply today!

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance provided by Blue Cross Bule Shield 
  • Spring Health Wellness Program
  • aHealthyMe Wellness Program
  • 401(k) offering with Auto-enrollment feature
  • Life insurance benefit available date of hire, company sponsored.
  • Long Term disability, company sponsored.
  • Voluntary benefits that include Critical Illness, Accident Insurance and Hospital Indemnity
  • BJ’s Club membership
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Working Advantage Discounts: including Movie Theaters, Theme Parks, Hotels, Sporting Events & Online Shopping
  • Cell phone discounts with AT&T and Verizon
  • Vacation and Health & Wellness paid time off.
  • Up to 10 Holidays
  • and more!

Job Requirements

Cook Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Culinary Arts training preferred.
  • 2 years of dietary experience
  • Must have knowledge of dietary procedures, as 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.
  • Be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • This is primarily a standing position, may need to stand in one place for extended periods of time.
  • ServeSafe Certification