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Company: Glencroft Center for Modern Aging
Location: Glendale
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARYUnder general supervision of the Executive Chef the Cook performs a variety of duties involving food preparation and cooking. The Cook will possess a genuine interest in and concern for geriatric, chronically ill and/or disabled persons.PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITYA working knowledge of the practices and procedures in cooking and food preparation techniques. A professional appearance is to be maintained at all times. Must be able to fluently communicate in or to take or give direction or guidance in the English language.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSRegular attendance is considered an essential function of this position and is necessary for the efficient operation of the businessProvides assistance in food preparation, cooking and meal service utilizing approved and required tools and methods.Cuts meats and vegetables.Inspects deliveries ensuring proper items and quantities are delivered and that temperatures are recorded and handling procedures are adhered to regarding safe food handling and sanitation procedures.Tastes and smells prepared food to determine quality and palatability.Maintains HACCP records on a daily basis, monitoring temperatures of hot and cold foods throughout food preparation and service including prior to, during & cool down to ensure established temperature goals are met.Stores leftovers; plans for use of leftover foods in accordance with sanitation regulations.Cleans equipment and work areas as assigned by supervisor or Lead Cook.Keeps the supervisor informed with regard to the need for supplies and to any problems arising from the sanitation procedures.Assists with various duties relating to special activities and functions.Ensures that the production area has been secured at the end of the shift. All equipment and lights are turned off and all doors and gates are locked.Practices a safety first attitude reporting any unsafe behavior or working condition in accordance with Glencroft Safety Policies and Procedures.Cleans and sanitizes work area and equipment as assigned.Assists with various duties relating to special activities and functions.Attends departmental staff meetings, in-services and other related meetings as required.Assigns duties to the other production staff to prepare foods and perform sanitation duties as needed.Performs other duties as may be assigned.Company DescriptionGlencroft Center For Modern Aging, located in Glendale, is the largest senior living community in Arizona and the 4th largest in the nation. The community sits on 40 lush acres of citrus trees and grass. We offer all-inclusive services to our residents, which consists of housekeeping, security, meals, transportation, and activities.With a community of up to 900 residents and more than 500 staff to service their needs, we always have a wide range of positions available. From skilled nursing and certified care positions, to support staff such as maintenance, landscaping, security, or servers, we select only the best employees for these jobs in Glendale.If you are passionate about working with seniors in a team-orientated work environment, then we want you to help us continue to provide high quality senior services in a manner that demonstrates Christian love and compassion.BenefitsHealth InsuranceDentalVision Insurance401(K)Paid Time OffLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Program

Keywords: Glencroft Center for Modern Aging, Glendale , Cook, Other , Glendale, Arizona

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