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Cook at Charter Senior Living - Cookeville


Charter Senior Living - Cookeville Cookeville, TN (Onsite) Full-Time


Why Charter Senior Living?

“I love that Charter does not send us menus and tell us what we have to cook. I get to cook what our residents love. Charter give use the resources to thousands of recipes that give me the nutritional information. So I can be free to be creative. When I prepare the resident's favorites, I see their smiles and know I am enhancing their lives through my cooking.” -Charter Senior Living Associate

Offering Health Insurance for Full Time Associates

Charter Benefits

  • Competitive Hourly Wage
  • Perfect Attendance bonus offer monthly- Earn an extra $100 per month (after taxes). For non-management positions.
  • Health Insurance
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Resident Referral Bonus

Your potential is unlimited. As a small boutique company, we are committed to helping each of our Associates have more than just a “job”. We want each of our associates to feel like they a career and an opportunity to grow. Learn more about Charter and how you can become part of an organization that is committed to the future of their Associates.


The Cook is responsible for the preparation, presentation of highest quality meals and service and to perform duties as required for the smooth operation of the Dining Services Department.


  • Promptly discuss and resolve any potential food services problems with all involved team members and team leaders.
  • Prepare breakfast, lunch or dinner and assist with production or service lines.
  • Prepare hot and cold items as designated by First Cook or Dining Services Director.
  • Follow all health department practices, safety practices, and infection control practices.
  • Break down service line and clean work area as scheduled or instructed by First Cook or Dining Services Director. Properly care for and clean all work areas and equipment.
  • Store all food, label and date accordingly. Keep storage areas clean and organized.
  • Assist utility person in performing his/her duties.
  • Always maintain a professional attitude. Handle all resident concerns and complaints with finesse and in a caring, polite, and professional manner.


  • Must be a Serve Safe Certified if necessary, per state regulations.
  • Has familiarity and willingness to work with the elderly population. Previous experience preferred, but not necessary.
  • Preferred proficiency in English. Must be able to routinely follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Attend in-services monthly required for position.
  • Push, pull, and lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, and bend for periods of up to eight hours with breaks as provided for in the employee handbook.
  • All offers of employment are subject to passing background check.

Equal Opportunity Employer

MISSION: To Enhance The Human Spirit

CORE VALUES: To Serve with Heart, To Serve with Purpose, To Serve with Courage and To Have Fun While Serving


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