Transforming Age Cook • Full-Time in Seattle, Washington
Parkshore, a Transforming Age community, is a lakefront retirement community located in Seattle's picturesque Madison Park neighborhood. We emphasize serving others, team work, dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.
We are looking for a culinarian who is passionate about cooking. The schedule is Friday to Sunday, from noon to 8:00pm and Monday and Tuesday, from 6:00am to 2:00pm.
Parkshore provides an impressive benefits package for our team members including comprehensive medical, dental, generous paid time off and other outstanding programs.
Educational scholarships available! We encourage continuing education and promote internal advancement opportunities.
Works in an institutional kitchen that provides three meals a day to residents and guests, plus catering special occasions. Responsible for preparing hot and cold meals for residents according to dietary requirements, menus, recipes, and production orders.
Here are some of the cook responsibilities:
Prepares and cooks a variety of meals for residents according to menus, recipes & production guidelines that meet or exceed their needs and expectations. Understands the special dietary restrictions of senior adults.
Assures that food is ordered and on hand. Informs Director or Chef of any shortages.
Serves meals as prescribed. Maintains foods, kitchen, and equipment as required.
Meets with Director/Chef to review and plan menus for the month and week; forecasts numbers. Reviews recipes for meals and items on the menu.
Turns in food and supply orders to Director/Chef. Checks in and signs for deliveries if necessary.
Checks for all stored foods to be labeled, dated, and stored properly.
Monitors kitchen staff for compliance to policies, procedures, MSDS, safety, sanitation, hair, cleanliness and clothing. Monitors procedures to ensure that standards of food quality, sanitation, and preparation safety are maintained.
Checks for notes, telephone messages, order changes, and other communications.
Assists in directing and monitoring support employees as necessary.
Presents and garnishes meals in an appropriate and appealing manner - at buffet line and kitchen serving line. Prepares foods for catering / tray service. Prepares foods for special events.
Assures safe handling and storage of foods and leftovers; and that they are stored properly and at the correct temperature. Performs daily routine of checking cooler temperatures and related duties.
Keeps work areas, equipment, and tools clean and sanitary. Monitors the kitchen operation for hazards, such as wet floors, chemicals, and other sources of injury.
Makes suggestions for improvements in service, quality, efficiency, and safety. Reports, immediately in writing, any accidents, incidents, and items that need repair.
Wears and maintains uniform as required.
Assists in maintaining production sheets and temperature logs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must be a minimum of eighteen years of age and have a minimum of three years of related experience.
Food Handlers Permit required.
Must be able to read, write, and speak English and able to understand written and spoken instructions/directions.
Must be able to communicate clearly with residents and staff.
Must work cooperatively with management and staff, and be patient, pleasant, and understanding in relating to residents.
We are a drug and alcohol-free employer. Criminal background and drug test will be required upon contingent offer of employment.
Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age!
External Company URL: http://www.transformingage.org/