A Cook assists with meeting appropriate dietary needs for all residents and should have basic comfort level in food prep, handling and safety precautions.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Performs daily household duties, responsible for the general cleanliness of the kitchen and food storage areas.
Understands food operations within a defined budget
Understands universal precautions of food safety (meal temps) and infection control protocols. Assists building in maintaining & following health code regulations.
May assist in the inventory and ordering/purchasing food & supplies.
Maintaining appropriate meal schedule for multiple meals served daily (24/7). Has active knowledge of monthly meal planning.
Participates/attends staff meetings and training sessions, as directed
Effective communication & teamwork is expected.
A successful candidate possesses the following:
Must be at least 18 years of age
Has a high school diploma or GED minimum
Serve Safe food license a plus
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions related to the dietary needs of each resident (i.e. follow a meal plan or menu)
Must demonstrate a professional attitude, appearance and work ethic
Must be able to safely lift a minimum of 50 pounds and complete job functions which require repeated body motions
Edgewood maintains a drug-free work environment and offers of employment are contingent upon successfully completing and passing a drug and alcohol test.