Chef / Cook at The Commons in Lincoln in Waltham, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Commons in Lincoln is looking to fill a Cook position within our Assisted Living/Skilled Nursing Kitchen.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Reviews menus prior to preparation of food.
• 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.
• Having a presence in the dining room area during meals is essential for the purpose of interacting with the residents and receiving feedback about their dining experience.
• Organizes walk-in freezer, storeroom, kitchen tables, and counters.
• Assist in taking inventory.
• Assists in establishing food production line to assure meals are prepared on time.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Culinary Arts training preferred
• 2+ years dietary experience in a restaurant
• ServSafe Certification

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

• 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.

BENEFITS

We offer medical, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance and other benefits.