Chef / Cook in Milford, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 6/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Carriage Green at Milford is looking for a Per Diem Cook to assist our Dining Services team. Carriage Green is conveniently located off of exit 36 on I-95 both North and South bound.

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.
• Organizes walk-in freezer, storeroom, kitchen tables, and counters
• Assists in establishing food production line to assure meals are prepared on time and offers a high level of quality presentation
• Represents the community with a positive attitude and pride when interacting with potential residents and families

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

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

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Must be able to interact effectively with residents and staff.
• 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.