Cook – Wilmington, MA

AdviniaCare Wilmington
Posted 12 months ago

AdviniaCare in Wilmington is searching for an experienced Cook. The Cook assumes the responsibility for the preparation and delivery of quality food to the residents of the facility. He/she has the total responsibility for the preparation, appearance, temperature control and presentation of meals to our residents. He/she also assumes the total responsibility for the following of house and therapeutic menus according to regulatory guidelines.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares and cooks food according to standardized recipes and menus.
  • Adheres to appropriate amounts of food supply needed for menus of the day and time.
  • Adheres to therapeutic diets as ordered by resident’s physician.
  • Assumes responsibility for temperature control of food served to residents.
  • Assumes responsibility for the efficient functioning of the dietary department.
  • Adheres to regulatory guidelines in the storage of frozen food, perishables and dry goods.
  • Adheres to regulatory guidelines in the cleaning of equipment used in food preparation. Knives/Ovens /Blenders/Slicers/Pots and pans
  • Adheres to establishes policy and procedures in food sanitation.
  • All dishes and equipment are clean and free from food particles.
  • All dishes and equipment are allowed to dry thoroughly before being stored.
  • Oversees dietary aides in performance of their duties and responsibilities.
  • Monitors sanitation in the dietary department.
  • Food preparation area clean and neat. This is to be done by cook.
  • Stove, stove range and hood and ovens to be free of grease and spilled food after each meal.
  • Grill cleaned and free of grease and food particles after each meal. This is to be done by cook.
  • Dishroom and hallway to be cleaned after each meal.
  • Securing the kitchen from unauthorized personnel.
  • Locking the dietary food freezer, refrigerator and dry food storage area at end of the day.
  • Monitors back door – must remain closed at all times.
  • Locking dietary department doors at the end of the day.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of institutional sanitation, food preparation and serving techniques.
  • Minimum of one year institutional cooking preferably in a long term care setting.
  • Experience in therapeutic diet management and cooking preferred.
  • Ability to, stand, walk, lift, carry, push, pull, balance, kneel, stoop, reach and grasp.

Benefits

  • 401k
  • 401k matching
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Family Medical Leave
  • Life insurance

Job Features

Job CategoryDietary

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