Cook in Redding, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 1/24/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Meadow Ridge is the premier life care retirement community in Fairfield County, located on 136 acres in beautiful Redding, Connecticut. We are excited to now be a member of the Benchmark Senior Living family

In this unique and enriching environment, we offer Independent and Assisted Living apartment homes, as well as a skilled Health Center where we provide our residents with quality care and services.

Meadow Ridge is a community of residents who have dined at some of the finest restaurants in the world — and some who are excellent cooks in their own right — our dining experience simply has to be top notch. Our Executive Chef and our entire culinary team are dedicated to preparing healthful, delicious gourmet meals that are as appealing to the eye as they are to the palate.

We are currently seeking candidates for our 6am - 2pm shift.  Full time with benefits!

Meadow Ridge currently has employment opportunities for a Line Cook.

If you love what you do as a Cook, but don't enjoy the late hours required of working in restaurants, this will be the place for you!  

$1500 Sign-On bonus  for hired candidates! * Paid in 3 equal installments*


  • A minimum of two years experience as a cook in a hotel, restaurant, or club with fine dining preferred.

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!