Lead Cook in Lincoln, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Join The Commons in Lincoln where you’ll enjoy many employee perks, incentive bonuses, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off and more. We will help you flourish in a vibrant, elegant and state-of-the art community.

The Commons in Lincoln is looking for a full time Lead Cook for our Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facility. S/he prepares food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations with established Benchmark policies and procedures. The Dining Services Director will direct these duties to ensure that quality food service is provided consistently.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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 meals and ensures high quality presentation and flavorful meals for our residents

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

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

Job Requirements

Think senior living sounds boring? Think again. At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured?  Then our core values match. Connect with us!