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Senior Living Cook

Company: Inspirations of Tempe
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Pay up to $18.00/hourInspirations of Tempe seeks compassionate and caring individuals who are dedicated to supporting exceptional senior living experiences. Working at Inspirations of Tempe means you are part of the family. Each day is an opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of those around you.Full-time benefits include:PTO (Paid Time Off)Daily PayHoliday PayHealth/Dental Insurance401KLife InsuranceShort and long-term disabilityReferral BonusesTuition ReimbursementEmployee Assistance ProgramSummary of Duties of the CookThe primary responsibility of the Cook is to provide wholesome, nutritious, and attractive food that is served at the appropriate temperature. The Cook reports to the Dining Services Director.Essential Functions of the CookPrepare and serve all food items using high quality ingredients and appropriate garnishes.Use recipes and correct portion sizes to provide a consistent product while controlling costs.Record and monitor food temperatures during storage, preparation, cooking, and serving.Label, date, and properly store all foods.Monitor and record temperatures of all kitchen refrigerators and freezers daily.Control overproduction and waste of all food items.Comply with all state and local rules and regulations for a clean, safe, and sanitary kitchen.Responsible for washing and sanitizing food service equipment.Responsible for general cleaning of cook's area, freezers, refrigerators, and storage areas.Follow established safety procedures while operating kitchen equipment.Responsible for storage of items received from vendors.Check inventory of needed supplies daily to ensure proper stock levels for the preparation of menu items.Mop and clean kitchen as needed.Removes garbage to dumpster as needed.Reports equipment and safety issues to the Food Service Director.Work as a team member to maintain a pleasant, effective work environment.Perform other duties as assigned.Non-Essential Functions of the CookSupports and participates in the resident centered activity programs.Participates in projects or committees as assigned.Attends all associate meetings including in-service education and associate functions, as requested by supervisor.Assists in variety of tasks involving residents as assigned.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and ExperienceHigh School Diploma or GED at a minimum.Minimum two years cooking experience preferably within the healthcare or hospitality field.Serv-Safe Certification preferred.Physical requirements include the ability to communicate by speaking, seeing, and hearing sufficient to serve the residents.Professional and neat appearance and presentation, adherence to the dress code, and good personal hygiene are expected.Must have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills to work with various levels of people, associates, and residents.Be free of communicable disease.Ability to read, write, and speak English.Ability to relate to residents and associates in a courteous and diplomatic manner under all circumstances.Completion of drug testing and criminal record background check upon hire and upon request of supervisor.Physical requirements include bending, standing, lifting, stooping, sitting, walking, stretching, and ability to lift/carry up to 40 pounds.Adhere to and carry out all policies and procedures.

Keywords: Inspirations of Tempe, Tempe , Senior Living Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Tempe, Arizona

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