Company: Ativo Senior Living of Yuma
Posted on: January 26, 2023
ABOUT THIS POSITION
The Cook will be responsible for cooking and baking, for ensuring
compliance with state and federal regulations and that resident
satisfaction and nutritional and special diet needs are met - in
the absence of the Dining Services Director. The Cook shall be an
active participant in the dining services team and will be the
acting dining services supervisor, in the Dining Services Directors
absence. Ideally, will have experience in both institutional &
restaurant style cooking, is able to cook and bake from scratch
utilizing fresh ingredients and is able to manage time well.
Someone who is kind, works as a team well and makes work fun will
fit right in!
Responsible for opening up the department when reporting on duty.
Checks the department organization and sanitation. Checks the
operation of all equipment (refrigerator temperatures, etc.)
Reports malfunctioning equipment as soon as possible to the
Responsible for preparation and serving the breakfast and noon
meals as indicated on the menu.
Responsible for recording meal census following each meal.
Responsible for checking all deliveries that come in during the
absence of the supervisor, checking for quality, quantity and
Is responsible for the quality and temperature of all foods offered
for the breakfast and noon meals (Temperatures to be recorded
according to policy).
Is responsible for the attractiveness of the meals-all plates to be
Completes the daily cleaning task as assigned to the position.
Responsible for the clean-up of the food production areas following
the service of breakfast and noon meals. Store and label all
leftovers, leaving an inventory for the supervisor to plan into the
following say's menu.
Responsible to assist with adjusting the recipes-recording the
adjustments so as to eliminate leftovers.
Responsible to utilize or to freeze appropriately to eliminate
waste, including foods from all meals.
Responsible for checking with food service workers to assess the
progress in completing of assigned tasks, make necessary
Responsible for briefing all wait staff regarding the menu choices
and special diet foods for the meal. Make suggestions as to how
entr--e choices can be presented to residents for
Complete all pre-prep as assigned.
Responsible to follow written policies and procedures. Follow
sanitation and safety procedures during the working day. Follow
through on resident rights, attend in services and other training
classes. Work to meet goals of the community with enthusiasm and
spirit of cooperation.
To perform other duties that may be set forth by the management
company or specified by the Community Administrator or Insight
President, completing all assigned duties which may change from
time to time according to resident's needs, staffing levels and
Responsible for closing the department when leaving duty. Checks
the department organization and sanitation. Checks the operation of
all equipment (refrigerator temperatures, etc.) Reports
malfunctioning equipment as soon as possible to the manager.
Responsible for helping the A.M. cook serve the noon meals.
Responsible for assisting with the preparation of the noon dessert
for the following day as assigned by the supervisor.
Responsible for inventory, labeling and storing all leftovers.
Leave inventory for the A.M. cook.
Responsible for closing the department; turning off all equipment
and lights, and securing the department for the night.
What makes our company a great place to work?
Our sincere approach:
Our Mission - Making a difference by cultivating purposeful
connections, bringing joy & opportunity.
Our Values - Wisdom, Excellence, Purpose, Innovation, Integrity,
Grace, Gratitude, Synergy
Pay - We know that pay is important to you, and we seek to pay our
employees well. We conduct regular wage surveys and when a
cost-of-living increase is due we pass the increase along to both
current and on-coming employees. In addition, we offer pay rate
increases at 90-days & annually.
Our Culture - We take leadership seriously and are dedicated to
creating a positive, warm and inclusive environment
We Listen - We'll check in with you often through our app just to
see how your shift went and make sure we are providing you all the
tools and support you need to be successful.
We Care - We regularly recognize team members that exemplify our
mission and values (see job description below) through our Employee
Training & Opportunities:
Grow Your Career - We offer online certification programs,
on-the-job training and may cover your cost for job related
Opportunities for Advancement - Our Team Members are considered
first for openings in Leadership positions.
Personal Growth Plans - We desire to know YOU and to support you in
your senior living career endeavors.
To celebrate YOU, you get to your BIRTHDAY OFF as a paid
Paid Time Off
Holiday Pay, including the evenings before Christmas & New
Health & Dental Insurance
Pay on Demand (similar to paycheck advances)
Discounted employee meals
Work with Friends - earn bonuses for referring the people you
Benefit Hub that gives access to discounts to over 2800
We review applications daily and will be in touch with you very
Must be 18 years of age
Fingerprint Level 1 Clearance Card
Food Handlers Card or Serve Safe Certification
TB Skin Test
This is a physically active position
Ability to stand & walk continually throughout the day
Ability to push and pull dining carts and carry deliveries
Visual and auditory acuity within normal limits
Bending, kneeling and occasionally reach above the shoulder level
and carry up to 50 pounds
Ability to use handheld device and other computer equipment for
point of sale orders
Ability to use commercial kitchen equipment safely and be exposed
to heat and cold temperatures
Sincere interest in providing quality, compassionate and innovative
services for seniors
Ability to understand the policies and procedures of the Community
including emergency plans
Follow mandatory reporting requirements and Resident Rights
Ability to work as part of a team
Good verbal and written communication skills. English skills
adequate to allow communication with residents and staff and be
able to understand written and verbal
Self-motivation and problem-solving skills
Must be comfortable with technology and the use of point of sale
Ability to multi-task with an attention to detail, prioritize and
have excellent time management
Ability to lead, in the absence of the Dining Services Director and
be an active participant in the dining services team
This community is an equal opportunity employer.
This employer participates in E-Verify, the federal program for
electronic verification of employment eligibility.
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