Cook

Levante Living
Published
May 3, 2024
Expires
June 2, 2024
Location
Levante Living
Category
Job Type

Description

Job Summary:

As a valued member of the team, the Cook demonstrates a commitment to resident safety by providing quality care in accordance with organization’s vision and mission.

Reporting to the Manager of Culinary Services, the Cook is accountable to manage basic aspects of food production, plate presentation and hospitality style dining to meet the dining needs of the residents in accordance with legislative requirements and organization standards.

The Cook is required to perform their duties in a manner consistent with the core values, ensure resident safety, and demonstrate customer service excellence.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Based on menus, sets up equipment and supplies for food preparation. Prepares food following standardized recipes. Provides for prescribed diets, at appropriate temperatures and in portion controlled quantities;

Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary foodhandling practices;

Completes all necessary documentation (food and refrigeration temperatures, dishwashing machine temperatures if applicable, menu changes) as assigned;

Complies with all provincial regulations, established food and beverage department policies and procedures and ORCA standards to ensure the department is tour ready;

In the absence of the Manager of Culinary Services assumes responsibility for departmental operations including menu changes as necessary, requisitions and purchases food and other supplies from authorized suppliers;

Maintains a clean, safe environment for residents utilizing infection control principles;

Perform other duties as required.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum one year experience in volume food preparation, catering and special event preparation in the hospitality or Retirement home industry;

Must be sensitive to the dietary needs of seniors;

Must be physically able to lift and transfer heavy, hot items and stand for majority of shift;

Effective verbal and written English communication skills required.

Minimum Grade 12.

Must have a valid Safe Food Handling Certificate, Smart Serve Certificate an asset.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Pay: From $21.00 per hour

Schedule:

Weekends as needed

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