Cook

ID
2020-2082
# of Openings
1
COMPANY
LivGenerations Senior Living
Category
Food Services

Overview

LivGenerations Ahwatukee

 

 

The Cook will prepare food in accordance with menus, diet specifications, sanitary practices and resident preferences and in a manner that reflects quality of service and community standards.

 

People First! | Live It:

Support Liv Communities LLC’s Why, People First Promise, Model, and Values. Incorporate the People First! | Live It concept into strategy, daily decision making and relationships. 

Responsibilities

  • Prepares food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, portion control and sanitary procedures meeting health department standards and community policies
  • Checks and records food temperatures prior to serving and serves meals that are palatable, appetizing and appealing
  • Reviews menus, making only necessary substitutions in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Assures that food and supplies are available for the next meal, pulling supplies from freezer as required for the next meal preparations. Notifies Chef of needed supplies
  • Prepares and assists in the preparations of special meals to meet individual resident needs and special meetings and events
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area, cleaning spills and pots regularly and carries out the daily and scheduled cleaning duties according to assignments
  • Ensures proper storage of food and supplies meeting health department regulations
  • Uses cleaners and other hazardous materials according to department procedures
  • Follows community and health department fire safety, infection control and hazardous chemicals procedures and practices
  • Reports all unsafe conditions, incidents or equipment to the Executive Chef or Director of Dining Services immediately
  • Respects dignity and confidentiality standards, promoting resident and staff rights
  • Assists the dietary department in directing the activities of the utility aides/servers as called upon
  • Executes the inventory and storage of incoming foods and supplies as requested or assigned by the dietary department supervisor
  • Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned by Executive Chef and/or Director of Dining Services

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of one year experience cooking in a restaurant or Assisted Living, hospital, or similar environment
  • Must be able to obtain a food handlers card within 30 days of employment
  • Commitment to excellence and attention to detail
  • Sufficient fluency in spoken and/or written English to safely and effectively perform the functions of your job and to understand job assignments, instructions, policies, rules, and safety-related information
  • Experience in working in a senior living community preferred
  • Willing to work flexible hours, such as evenings and weekends
  • Pass post offer TB test

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