Cook, LeadPay Range: $14.60/Hr. - $22.00/Hr.Make Lives Better Including Your Own.The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you'll receive competitive compensation and a benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. But you'll earn more than a paycheck; you can enjoy opportunities to grow your career, as well as ongoing programs catered to your health, financial, mental, and emotional needs. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.We believe that in order to best serve our residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates. One way we do that is through our benefits. Our offerings include, but are not limited to:Full-time and part-time associate benefits: 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan Benefit plan package Employee Stock Purchase Program Pre-tax Commuter Benefit Associate Compassion Fund Associate Discounts Identity theft protection Pet savings and insurance plans Voluntary benefits availableFull-time associate benefits: Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account and more. Paid Time Off Adoption Benefit Tuition Reimbursement Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) Voluntary STD and LTDPlease note, Brookdale has adopted a policy requiring all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions based on medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, or applicable state laws and regulations.ResponsibilitiesResponsible for maintaining high quality standards of kitchen operation, including assisting with all food preparation and plating of food.Prepares meals from standardized recipes in accordance with the menu and ensures proper preparation, portioning, and serving of foods in a safe and sanitary manner.
Assumes responsibility for total kitchen operations and handles all situations in the kitchen according to policy. Oversees proper food handling and utilization of all foods to prevent contamination, increase quality, and reduce cost.
Sets up food service line and workstations with needed condiments and ensures all required condiments and garnishes are prepared and served with appropriate foods.
Assists in coordinating prep for the following day's menu.
Assists in training new kitchen employees.
Assists in ordering food and kitchen supplies.
Assists in creating menus.
Assists in execution of special events and functions.
Fills in for the Sous Chef when absent and may be required to supervise other staff positions.
Responds to community issues or concerns that may occur in the dining room.
Keeps stock rooms, coolers, and freezers clean. Ensures that food supplies are rotated and all perishables are labeled, dated and stored properly.
Maintains kitchen cleanliness and proper food preparation according to state and local health department code requirements and departmental procedures.
Keeps food waste to a minimum by utilizing food storage and food recycling techniques.
This job description represents an overview of theresponsibilitiesfor the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list ofresponsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.