Chef / Cook in Watertown, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 7/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Benchmark Senior Living is growing, and we are excited to welcome our 59th community; Adelaide of Newton Centre. Our beautiful state of the art, all memory care community is opening this summer!  We will be conveniently located steps away from the Newton Centre T stop on the green line.

We can't open without chefs/cooks to prepare meals for our residents!

Do you want to be part of team who will change the way memory care support is being delivered to seniors?  If you are, then Adelaide of Newton Centre is looking for YOU!  

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CHEF/COOK 

• 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

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 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.

 

BENEFITS

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