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Dining Services Cook - ALF at Prestige Care, Inc

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Job Description:

Prestige Assisted Living at Claremont is located in a quiet, easily accessible area just off Highway 95 nestled in the rustic hills overlooking breathtakingly beautiful Lake Havasu. We are just minutes away from glorious golf courses and the Havasu Regional Medical Center.

Built in 1994, Claremont was the first assisted living community in the Lake Havasu area. Our welcoming staff is always eager to provide all the service and support our residents need to fully enjoy the elegant surroundings and warm hospitality found at Claremont.Whether you favor water aerobics in our indoor heated pool, visiting with friends in our private patio retreat, taking part in the annual London Bridge Days event, or participating in an one-day excursion to the casino among friends, you will always find fun activities to do and great companions to share them with at Claremont.

Job Summary:

Cooks prepare food in accordance with menus, diet specifications, sanitary practices, and resident preference, and in a manner that reflects quality of service and facility philosophy.

Essential Functions:

Prepares food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, portion control and sanitary procedures meeting health department standards and company policies.
Checks and records food temperatures prior to serving and serves meals that are palatable, appetizing and appealing.
Reviews menus, making only necessary substitutions in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Assures that food and supplies are available for the next meal, pulling supplies from freezer as required for the next meal preparations. Notifies dietary services supervisor of needed supplies.
Prepares and assists in the preparations of special meals to meet individual resident needs and special meetings and events.
Maintains a clean and safe work area, cleaning spills and pots regularly and carries out the daily and scheduled cleaning duties according to assignments.
Ensures proper storage of food and supplies meeting health department regulations.
Uses cleaners and other hazardous materials according to department procedures.
Follows community and health department fire safety, infection control and hazardous chemicals procedures and practices.
Reports all unsafe conditions, incidents or equipment to dietary department supervisor or executive director immediately.
Respects dignity and confidentiality standards, promoting resident and staff rights.
Assists the dietary department supervisor in directing the activities of the dietary aides as called upon.
Executes the inventory and storage of incoming foods and supplies as requested or assigned by the dietary department supervisor.
Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

A minimum of one year experience cooking in a restaurant or the dietary department of a hospital or similar environment.
Meet job-related health department or state regulations by holding required state certification or service license.
Proficient at reading written menus and direction, comprehend verbal instructions, and write at a level necessary to meet job expectations.

Keywords: Chef, Cook, Prep Cook, Line Cook, Sous Chef, Executive Chef, Senior Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Food, Restaurant, Fast Food, Bistro

The normal schedule will be 4 long shifts and 3 days off.