Full Time Cook


Fountain Court Senior Living

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ø Ensure that food preparation is in accordance with accepted state regulations, and community standards/policies.

Ø Attractively prepares and presents meals that are appealing and tasty, and served at the right temperature per the menu and schedule.

Ø Promotes rich living experiences for residents living within the community, promoting the Artegan “Art of Living” philosophy.

Ø Prepares special limited diets per policy.

Ø Identifies menu errors and makes appropriate corrections as needed, bring the necessary changes to the Culinary Services Director’s attention.

Ø Properly stores, dates and rotates food per food handling guidelines.

Ø Interacts with residents in dining room after everyone is served to determine resident satisfaction of meals.

Ø Prepares attractive and tasty alternatives per the menu.

Ø Keeps kitchen clean and orderly following cleaning schedule.

Ø Assure kitchen is clean and ready for next meal preparation before leaving at end of shift.

Ø If working last shift of the day, assure that all cooking surfaces and cooking equipment is cleaned, turned off and secured for the night.

Ø Be familiar with state Health Codes and instruct all Members in following the rules and regulations.

Ø Respond personally to all resident/visitor food complaints in a professional and helpful manner.

Ø Work as a team player with all coworkers from yours and other departments.

Ø Attend to all details necessary in ensuring sanitation in all work and storage areas.

Ø Maintain cooperative relations with all community staff and departments.

Ø Know the fire and disaster preparedness plan and your responsibilities associated with a community disaster.

Ø Attend required in-service and all staff meetings.

Ø Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Special Requirements:

· High School Diploma or Equivalent.

· Institutional food preparation experience is preferred.

· Ability to follow recipes and prepare food from scratch a must.

· Prefer a background working with elder adults in declining health.

· CPR and first aid certification may be required.

· Able to withstand sudden temperature changes from the heat of the kitchen or the cold of the freezer.

· Able to taste and smell food to determine quality and palatability.

· Have the ability to handle and manipulate equipment in food preparation and serving.

· May be required to work weekends, holidays and after-hours as scheduled.


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