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Food Service - Full-time

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Part of a nation wide family of Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Covenant Living is seeking a Cook. This position is responsible for the preparation of food for residents. This position uses standardized recipes to achieve proper quantities and consistent high quality. This position must maintain a high standard of sanitation within the department and ensure requirements are met in accordance with Covenant Living standards as well as federal, state, and local regulation.



In this role, the Cook will:

  • In this role, the Cook will:

  • Follow production and prep sheets for daily assignments
  • Prepare necessary food for breakfast/lunch/dinner according to production sheets.
  • Focus on plate presentation and garnishing.
  • Properly record daily temperature logs and other regulatory paperwork
  • Label, date, and properly store all food.
  • Follow all sanitation protocols.
  • Have assigned daily and weekly cleaning projects.
  • Work clean and organized.   Cleaning as you go.
  • Assist in other areas of the kitchen as needed. This is a team atmosphere.

    The ideal candidate will have:

  • High school education or equivalent.
  • One year of cooking experience in a restaurant or institutional setting.
  • Current state sanitation certificate.
  • Ability to read, write and speak in English effectively to use recipes, prepare meals and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to perform math to adjust recipes and convert measurements.
  • Understanding of standard food measurements and equivalents.
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and follow tasks through to completion.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff within the department and in other departments.
  • Willingness to work and interact with older adults.
  • Must be of legal driving age and have current legal driver’s license.



For full time employees, we offer a generous benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Employer paid group term life and disability
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays
  • 403(b) with a 3% employer match
  • Fitness center use at most facilities.
  • Various voluntary benefits:
    • Life, AD&D
    • Tuition assistance and scholarships
    • Employee assistance program
    • Legal services, home/auto insurance, discount purchasing program
    • Pet Insurance
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