Cooks meals according to established recipes and menus.
Assists Culinary Services Director in creating menus that meet the residents’ nutritional needs and accommodat...
Knowledge of menu planning for geriatric residents.
Excellent cooking and baking skills.
Knowledge of restricted diets such as diabetic, low fat, salt free, liquid, etc.
Interpersonal skills to communicate with residents and staff.
Must show compassion and genuinely care for the elderly.
Must be knowledgeable of the location of the MSDS sheets on hazardous materials and able to understand the guidelines.
Must be able to work independently and prioritize work load as emergencies arise.
Must be able to expand recipes
Education/Experience: Must possess education that provides skills to read, comprehend, and follow recipes and procedures. High school graduate or equivalent. Culinary training preferred. Has appropriate health certification as required by local state and federal health departments.
Working Environment/Physical Requirements: Work environment is a restaurant style kitchen containing heat, steam, and cold temperatures. Duties and activities are fast paced, following strict scheduled time frames. Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 20 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally and perform full range reaching abilities. Must be able to read and follow directions and recipes. Position requires stirring, sifting, cutting, slicing, reaching, bending, standing for long periods of time, and ambulating from kitchen to dining room carrying trays, plates, silverware, and accessories.