Company: Elderwood at Waverly
Posted on: October 11, 2021
This job is located in Waverly.
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Elderwood of Waverly is Hiring a
Full Time Lead Cook
Meal times are highlights of daily
life, and excellent nutrition and appetite appeal are central to
the well-being of residents and patients. Our chefs, wait staff and
kitchen staff prepare and serve delicious, wholesome
We are located at 37 N
Chemung St, Waverly, NY 14892
Shift: Days and
Elderwood offers an excellent benefits package, including health,
dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays
Assistance Programs: We enthusiastically support staff
members with the drive and desire to advance their health care
career. Through scholarship and tuition assistance programs,
Elderwood helps staff members pay for higher education and gives
them the opportunity to advance in their career.
Referral Bonus: Come on board with us, refer a friend or
colleague and be eligible to earn additional money!
- Assists and directs kitchen
staff involved in the preparation, cooking, and execution of meal
service to residents.
- Participates in menu planning,
recipe development, and appropriate utilization of foodstuffs
consistent with resident needs/requests.
- Coordinates prep/pull amounts
and procedures for meals based on facility production needs
including therapeutic and modified-consistency diets.
- Oversees and ensures appropriate
methods of food preparation and cooking by staff
- Ensures adherence by all meal
service personnel to correct portion sizes based on production
sheets and resident meal tickets.
- Conducts quality assurance
audits for taste, temperature, and appearance on all prepared food
items prior to service to residents at each meal.
- Ensures that sanitation and
safety standards are met in the preparation, cooking, and delivery
of all food items.
- Leads training programs for
kitchen staff specifically focused on the preparation and cooking
- Maintains cleanliness of food
preparation equipment and the general kitchen work
- May participate in inventory and
ordering of food items.
- Attends in-service programs and
department meetings as required.
- Performs all job duties
according to safety rules and practices required for this job
position to ensure the general safety of staff, residents and
visitors of this facility.
- Provides information to the
Director and Supervisor on the work performance of
- Support and abide by Elderwood’s
and affiliate’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
- Must abide by Elderwood’s and
its affiliated businesses code of conduct, corporate compliance and
- Demonstrates knowledge and
understanding of all policies and procedures and ability to
- Performs other duties as
assigned by the Director of Dining Services or
- Minimum of 18 years of age
- High school diploma or
- Minimum of 3 years cooking
experience required; 5 years preferred.
- ServSafe certification
- Supervisory experience
- Working knowledge, and
experience in, the preparation of therapeutic and modified
consistency diets required.
- Experience in batch cooking and
recipe development required.
- Working knowledge of CMS and DOH
regulations as they relate to food service required.
- Experience with the DOH survey
Excellent verbal and written
communication skills required.
Elderwood expects all current
and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you
will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees
may request a medical or religious exemption from
EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and
employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without
regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion,
gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or
veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other
protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the
performance of the work involved.
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