Cook

Cook
Available: Now
Full-Time
We are looking for a Cook for our Dietary Department that will fit the Rowntree Gardens Community. Ours is a community built on the highest respect for every person and unwavering integrity guided by our faith. We consider everyone in our community to be a member of our extended family including staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare meals for dining room, trayline diets, special menus, and catering functions.
  • Set up trayline, assist with service, and keep serving lines stocked.
  • Check product rotation and utilization.
  • Carve meat entrees on hot buffet line as needed.
  • Make sure frozen items for the day are in the walk-in to defrost.
  • Must clean any machinery used such as slicers, buffalo chopper, mixers, etc.
  • Properly cook and put away all food intended for later consumption.
  • All items are to be dated the day they are first prepared or opened. The time and temperature of each food item is to be entered in a log accordance with the HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point).
  • Food reception, preparation, storage, and sanitation will be in accordance with HACCP procedures.
  • Properly clean and sanitize all counters and work areas. Maintain a clean and organized work area at all times.
  • Must attend any scheduled meetings and/or training sessions.
  • Duties and responsibilities may be added as needed and requested by the Director that are within the scope of this position.
JOB SPECIFICATION:
  • Full-time AM Shift 
    • Includes weekdays and weekends
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
  • Knowledge of safety procedures, including safe temperatures and accurate food preparation
  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating on complex dishes
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of people, such as food servers, dishwashers, bussers, management, and community members
  • Calm demeanor to work in a high-stress, fast-paced environment
  • Comprehension and organization to follow direct orders and recipes and to correctly prepare dishes to the highest standards
  • Ability to handle kitchen tools, such as knife techniques for chopping, slicing, cutting and dicing
Due to California State Regulations, we are required to have all our applicants pass a Background Check, Physical, and TB test.
I'm Interested

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– Tracy Allspaw