• Cook

    ID
    2020-2989
    Category
    Culinary Services
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Location : City
    University Place
    Location : State/Province
    WA
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    BRIDGEPORT PLACE_100 PX HIGH

     

    Welcome to Bridgeport Place, a unique blend of retirement and assisted living serving the Tacoma metropolitan area including University Place, Fircrest, Steilacoom, DuPont, Lakewood and Gig Harbor.

     

    We’re passionate about giving residents the freedom to choose. What do you want to do today? Take a fitness class. Have lunch with friends. Enjoy a cooking class. Let’s go shopping. Try your hand at billiards. Massage, anyone? Don’t forget to set aside some quiet time to curl up with a good book in front of the library fireplace. Design just the day you want without the hassles of maintaining a home or the worry of accessing health care services.

     

    Choose from studio and spacious studio alcove-style apartments, plus one-and two-bedroom apartment suites. Plus, dining and shopping opportunities are just minutes away. Our care services staff include 12 hours of nursing care daily along with a 24-hour response system. Our hallmark is listening and responding to the needs of each individual and celebrating the opportunity to enhance the lives of all residents at Bridgeport Place Assisted Living.

    Now Hiring a Part-Time 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.

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

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