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Base Pay $12.00 - $14.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID MWJHT66Y6GL5J016JCF4B

Job Description

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Sagewood, Life Care Services senior community in NE Phoenix is seeking a hospitality minded full time Cook.  The Cook is responsible for preparation of all food items as per standardized recipes. Successful candidates must have three years of Cook experience in a senior living community, hotel, restaurant, or club and must possess excellent hospitality skills, be respectful, detail oriented and passionate about their work.

Essential Job Duties:

1. Prepares all soups, stocks, sauces; boils, braises and roasts items as written in established recipes.

2. Prepares and serves all sautéed, fried, grilled, steamed and baked items as written in established recipes.

3. Prepares or directs the preparation of all food served, following established recipes and special diet orders. Plans food production to coordinate with meal serving hours, so that excellence, quality, temperature and appearance of food are preserved.

4. Determines amount and type of food and supplies required for daily menus and sees that supplies are obtained from storage areas in adequate time for meal production.

Other Duties:

1. Maintains assigned work station in a safe and sanitary condition.

2. Maintains acceptable standards of personal hygiene and complies with department dress code.

3. Attends in-service training and education sessions as assigned.

4. Performs specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Sagewood fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, we include the following hospitality promises in all of our job descriptions:

▪         I greet residents, employees and guests warmly, by name and with a smile.

▪         I treat everyone with courteous respect.

▪         I anticipate your needs and act accordingly.

▪         I listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.

▪         I hold myself and co-workers accountable.

▪         I make residents feel important.

▪         I embrace and value differences.

▪         I ask “Is there anything else I can do for you?”

▪         I maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.

▪         I pay attention to details.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Ability to understand and follow instructions, communicate effectively, and perform simple arithmetic. Ability to understand measurements and conversions.

2. A minimum of three years experience, as a cook in a senior living community, hotel, restaurant, or club.

3. Ability to plan and organize work, to interpret instructions, recipes, specifications and standards.

4. Knowledge of kitchen equipment operations and maintenance. Some knowledge of nutrition and diet.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Must be able to stand or walk for up to eight hours per day. Must be able to bend, stoop, and stretch frequently throughout the day. Moderate to heavy physical effort needed infrequently. Manual dexterity for preparing food. Ability to use standard industrial kitchen appliances required. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. independently. May be exposed to extreme temperatures (freezers and stoves-range burners) for short periods of time. May be exposed to industrial cleaning chemicals.

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