This is anything but your standard Cook job! This is for a cook that loves people and wants them in and near the kitchen! This is for a cook that wants to make a house a home through the smells of food and comfort that it brings!
Cedar Sinai Park is hiring 6 full-time Cooks for our Green House Homes. Green House is a new model of long term care for seniors that feels like a real home. Each beautiful home is the residence for 12 unique people and the kitchen is the heart of the home!
This position assumes responsibility for Green House meal production and provides the highest possible level of service and food quality for the benefit of residents and their guests.
Additionally, this is a kosher kitchen, serving a therapeutic diet.
Interact with our residents in a kind and loving way while you…Prepare ingredients to use in cooking. Cook food using a variety of techniques. Ensure great presentation of food. Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen. Ensure all food and other items are stored properly. Check quality of ingredients. Monitor, stock and place orders. Responsible for maintaining a clean and OSHA approved, safe work environment. Responsible for maintaining facility, staff and self to the standards required by the supervising government health departments and pass all health/state survey inspections with high scores. Responsible for keeping the facility and food program within Kosher/Kashruth principles and practices at all times.
A big heart and great cooking skills! Prefer high school diploma or equivalent. Required Culinary School certificate and 1-3 years of experience. Additional years of experience will substitute for certificate.
Competencies- High quality cooking, food handling skills. Sense of urgency. Must possess working knowledge and judgment skills for food preparation, storage, rotation, par levels fluctuation, proactive freezer "pulls", handling, production and over production solutions focusing on further usage, and remedies. Must be able to consistently follow recipes. Must be able to multi-task. Must be able to follow the composition of special diets and how to follow a therapeutic menu. Must be able to prepare foods of altered textures. Apply/learn an understanding of medical, nutritional, kosher/Kashruth principles and requirements, and other technical and respectful requirements. Listening skills and people skills - the ability to be courteous and gracious: use open body language, pleasant manners and tone of voice. Must be able to work gracefully with the geriatric population. Very good comprehension, organizational, takes initiative. A willingness to take responsibility for all aspects of food preparation and service, and to engage in honest and open communication in an open, team-oriented environment. Must be able to read, write and follow oral and written instructions and recipes in English. Perform basic mathematical computations.
This will be an experience unlike any other Cook job in all of Oregon! That's because these are the first four Green House Homes to open in Oregon, all on our 27-acre campus. Our Green House Homes have been open nearly 2 years. Our Culinary Department has been doing most of the cooking, but now it's time for our Green Houses to have their own personal chefs!
Cedar Sinai Park is a Portland based non-profit that provides residential and community-based care to our elders and adults with special needs allowing them to live with comfort, independence and dignity in a manner and environment based on Jewish values. We have a person-centered approach to care at the heart of our mission which empowers both residents and staff to be their best. The scenic Cedar Sinai Campus known for its lush green trees, walking trails and historic significance and connection to the local community.
In addition to great working conditions and our friendly staff and residents, Cedar Sinai Park offers opportunities for fulfilling work, career growth and the satisfaction of knowing that you've made a difference. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including a 403b matching retirement plan, flexible spending account and employer paid short-term and long-term disability benefit. All benefited employees are eligible to receive paid holidays, medical, dental and vision benefits. Each employee is entitled to one free meal each shift that they work.
Our motto is Love, Honor, Respect. We're a special team, with big hearts and high standards. If you are someone will love, honor and respect our residents and fellow employees as much as we do, please apply to be part of the CSP work "family".
Apply Now! Your kitchen and your new work family are waiting!