Cook (PT)- Arnold
Company: Cedarhurst Senior Living
Posted on: June 12, 2021
We have a new and exciting opportunity to serve as a part-time
Cook within the Cedarhurst Living organization! If youre looking
for a rewarding opportunity and desire to work for a company who
truly cares about the people it serves apply now!
To Cedarhurst Living, LLC, our residents are family; and as
such, we take great pride in providing superior, compassionate
health care services and support to residents in our Independent
Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities. Our approach
to Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care is shaped by
respect and understanding of the unique lives of our residents. We
believe our communities are more than just a place to live, they
are a place to call home, and most importantly; a place to
About the role
Cedarhurst Living, LLC believes in serving our residents to the
best of our ability. This includes providing our residents with a
quality dining experience and excellent customer service. We
envision dining within our communities to be that of a fine dining
restaurant. As a Cook at Cedarhurst Living you will provide a
top-notch dining experience for our residents and their families.
You will be responsible for preparing food as well as addressing
any special dietary needs for all residents within the community.
Additionally, youll assist with all catering services, special
party needs and marketing functions.
You will work alongside the Dining Services Director to ensure
the best dining experience for our residents and create a pleasant
and sanitary cooking and dining area. Like Cedarhurst, you are
committed to excellence, understand the importance and impact of
quality person-centered care and are passionate about seniors. You
thrive on building relationships with a goal of making a difference
in peoples lives. You will promote our community lifestyle, its
amenities and life enriching programs, and achieve a level of
customer service that identifies with our servant-heart standards
Responsibilities, Qualifications, Education and/or
The following duties are normal for this position. This list is
not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may
be required and assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
- High School diploma or equivalent AND previous experience in
fine dining, as well as at least 1 year of experience as a
- Basic knowledge of all Federal, State, and facility regulations
regarding sanitation and infection control.
- Ensures the proper preparation, portioning, and serving of
foods as indicated on the menu cycle and standardized recipes. -
Tastes and prepares food to determine quality.
- Prepares all special dietary needs as directed by the Dining
Services Director and/or menus assigned
- Determines food and supplies needed and coordinate meal
production with serving hours.
- Monitors all food items to see that at least the minimum
guidelines for temperature, taste, and quality are upheld at all
- Maintains or exceeds standards of appearance, cleanliness,
hygiene, and health standards.
- Assists with proper documentation of temperature logs, taste
panel forms, and cleaning schedules.
- Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times with the
ability to effectively perform conflict intervention and resolution
for residents, families, employees and others as needed.
- Must be able to meet all physical demands of the job which
includes, but is not limited to: seeing, speaking, touching,
walking, standing, bending, reaching overhead, crouching/kneeling
or crawling, as well as the ability to regularly lift/move up to
50lbs independently and up to 100lbs with assistance.
- Ability to work well with others and take direction from
management, as well as take initiative willing to go above and
beyond to ensure our residents needs are met and they are
comfortable in their living environment.
- Self-motivated to accomplish identified goals with a strong
sense of accountability for results.
- Must remain flexible and have the ability to work weekends as
Manager on Duty, when necessary.
- Must possess a general knowledge of laws and restrictions
regarding senior living care, as well as a solid understanding of
opportunities and limits of other levels of care within senior
- Knowledgeable in computer applications such as: Microsoft
Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
What you need to know when considering a career with
Cedarhurst professionals use their expertise and genuine respect
for our residents to serve in ways that encourage independence,
dignity and individuality. We believe its important to take time to
get to get to know the residents youll be serving and to put into
practice our company values:
- Passionate about what you do and the care you provide.
- Trustworthy trust is earned by outstanding service and
dedication to our residents.
- Empathetic toward the residents we serve; and be there to
listen, assist and above all else care.
- Positive in your interactions with our residents providing them
with a memorable and pleasant experience.
- Respectful toward the residents and others, giving them the
attention, dignity and independence, they deserve.
- Approachable together we are family. Honest care and
personalized service cannot be faked.
We seek out team members and leaders who exhibit and promote a
high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and
friendliness towards all residents, visitors, employees and the
overall community. In addition, we seek out team members and
leaders who are driven to provide a successful and enriched life
experience to the seniors residing within our communities.
If you feel you would be the right fit for our organization, we
encourage you to apply. Be part of making a true difference in our
This employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide
reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with
disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to
discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
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