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Cook

Job Title: Regular Full Time/Regular Part Time Cook
Location: Tanglewood Manor, The Magnolia

SUMMARY:
Prepare, serve, and handle food in accordance with federal and state regulations and the residence policies and procedures.   Maintain clean and sanitized dining service areas and assist in the receiving, rotation, and storage of products.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Food and Inventory

  1. Identify and report food and supplies needed for the next week’s menus.
  2. Assist in the receiving, rotation, and storage of products.

 Food Preparation and Dining Service

  1. Prepare menus and cook food in accordance with nutritional guidelines, regulations, and resident’s individual prescribed diet and food preferences.
  2. Present food in an appetizing and attractive manner.
  3. Assist in fostering residents’ independence with eating by providing adaptive equipment when needed.
  4. Ensure that food is delivered on time and in a pleasant manner.
  5. Visit with residents at each meal when available and ensure quality service.
  6. Prepare food and coordinate food service for special events as requested.
  7. Encourage residents to participate in the food service program and provide a forum for their input.
  8. Notify food service director of any malfunctioning kitchen equipment or appliances.

Regulatory Compliance and Sanitation

  1. Ensure compliance with HACCP, local health department regulations and the residence policies and procedures.
  2. Maintain a clean, organized and safe kitchen environment.
  3. Ensure proper storage and handling of food in accordance with infection control standards.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
To fulfill job requirements, employee must be able to perform key physical task for extended periods of time.  Proper body mechanics and safety measures as prescribed by the residence must be used.

In a typical eight- hour day, employee will:

  • Stand/walk up to eight hours a day
  • Sit up to two hours a day
  • Frequently support up to 30 pounds
  • Frequently lift/carry up to 50 pounds
  • Frequently kneel, bend, and reach

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other status legally protected by federal, state, or local law.

The safety and security of our current and future residents is our top priority. We are admitting new full-time residents after a professional health screening. Employment opportunities are also available. Tanglewood Manor, Memory Garden, The Magnolia, and Field of Dreams are open for limited visitation.Learn more.
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