• Cook

    ID
    2019-1824
    Category
    Culinary Services
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Part-Time
    Location : City
    Boise
    Location : State/Province
    ID
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    HEATHERWOOD_100 PX HIGH

     

    Welcome to Heatherwood Senior Living, a vibrant, energetic independent living community. On any given day, you can walk through our front doors and see residents letting off steam in a Laughter Yoga class, listening to a lecture as part of our Silver Scholars continued education program, or watching a political debate. That’s because we believe that retirement is a time to stay physically, socially and intellectually engaged by practicing old hobbies and finding new ones.

     

    We’ve taken extra effort to ensure each detail at Heatherwood is above par when it comes to your enjoyment and convenience. In our studio, one and two bedroom apartments, you’ll enjoy well-appointed finishes, kitchenettes, and generous apartments sizes. Frequent trips around Boise will enable you to continue your active lifestyle while still enjoying extras such as weekly housekeeping, linen service, and landscaping. Escape to Heatherwood and join us for the good life.

    Now Hiring FT/PT Cook!

     

    This position works under the Director, Food Service and supports all activities of the Food Service Department and Dining Room. The position is responsible for quality of meals served, quality of service delivery during meal service, and for compliance with special diets offered by the community.

    Responsibilities:

    • Support the Director, Food Service with planning, directing, controlling, communicating, and coaching in the Food Service Department.
    • Respond to resident likes and dislikes maintaining high resident satisfaction. Ensure that all foods are prepared to satisfaction of residents and in accordance with safe food handling practices.
    • Maintain food temperatures and time controls during storage, production, and serving according to required food safety standards.
    • Circulate in the dining room to ascertain resident preferences and satisfaction with meals.
    • Maintain a clean kitchen and dining area.
    • Foster teamwork with co-workers, show initiative in overcoming obstacles, take actions to assist others beyond job responsibilities, and have a positive impact on co-workers, residents, and visitors.
    • Perform other duties as assigned or needed.

    Requirements:

    • Must have compassion for and desire to work with seniors!
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
    • Minimum one year of experience in food service required. Minimum three years’ experience in food service preferred.
    • Obtain Food Handlers Permit (as required by state regulation).
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, personnel skills, and community relations skills are essential.
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test; including marijuana.

    Apply with your resume and cover letter TODAY to schedule your interview for this exciting opportunity!

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