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Cook | Full-Time at Lehigh Acres Place at Enlivant in Lehigh Acres, Florida

Posted in Restaurant - Food Service 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Enlivant is seeking an Assistant Chef

at Lehigh Acres Place in Lehigh Acres, FL!


Who we are:

At our core, we believe the care and service for America’s aging population is not only a moral obligation, but also an honor and a privilege.  By combining our fundamental values with our mission to enrich lives through meaningful relationships and vibrant communities, we seek to earn the right to be viewed as the nation’s most trusted senior living provider.  We employ compassionate people with integrity who embody excellence and promote these values.

Enlivant and its subsidiaries operate more than 200 assisted living residences comprising more than 9,000 resident units across the United States.  Enlivant assisted living residences are intimate, vibrant communities where our staff treats residents like family and serves them with the utmost integrity and compassion.  Enlivant employs nearly 5,000 people.

Enlivant is a certified “Great Places to Work” for four years in a row, and we believe in not only making an impact in our industry but also with each other. We’re also proud to earn the WELL Health-Safety Rating across all our communities for the second consecutive year, recognizing their ongoing commitment to support the health and safety of everyone who walks through their doors.


How others describe us:

“Enlivant is where compassion for residents and their families trumps all else.”

“Employees enjoy the people they work with every day, and they find leadership cares and invests in their development and the company's culture.”

“I find Enlivant places value in becoming a company where everyone's personal diversity is valued and respected, and where everyone can reach their full potential. There’s a warmth and employees seem to genuinely care about each other.”

What we have to offer you:

  • A commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

  • Professional development and career growth opportunities

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Additional coverage options, including Short Term Disability, Accident, Legal, Critical Illness, and pet insurance

  • A variety of family centered leaves, including New Child Leave

  • Flexible paid and unpaid time-off benefits

  • 401k Matching

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Discounts on products/experiences through Purchasing Power/Perks at work

As the Assistant Chef, you will: responsible for assisting the chef with operations of the kitchen and presenting the highest quality meals according to individual resident dietary needs and state regulations.

What you’ll do here:   

  • Under the direction of the Chef, ensure correct preparation, portioning, serving, storage, and disposal of food in a safe and sanitary manner

  • Coordinate and prepare all meals for the community and events

  • Assist with the capturing of resident food preferences by capturing feedback through table visits and menu chats/food committee meetings

  • Maintain kitchen sanitation and safety standards, by ensuring that all work/storage areas are clean, safe, free of hazards and properly arranged

  • Ensure compliance with Enlivant, state, local, and regulatory food service standards

  • Uphold Enlivant’s mission, vision, and values 

  • Exhibit good time management and organizational skills 

  • Additional duties as assigned

We’d love to talk if:   

  • You are currently ServSafe Certified or have the ability to obtain certification within thirty (30) days of employment

  • You have experience with dining services in a Chef, Cook, Sous Chef, or Dietary Aide role

  • You meet, have, or are eligible to obtain all applicable state requirements and certifications

  • You exhibit good time management and organizational skills 

  • You have basic written and oral English communication skills  

  • You care about serving seniors  

Bonus points if:     

  • You have 1 to 3 years’ hospitality dining experience

  • You have experience in senior living, restaurant or banquet settings

  • You are proficient with Microsoft Office and can learn new applications

  • You have experience interacting with individuals diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease 

Pay Range: $14 - $16 / hour, based on experience.

You are required to complete any necessary health requirements which may change from time-to-time, such as vaccination.

Enlivant is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified individuals will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, gender (including gender expression and identity), nationality and origin, disability (mental or physical), sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other applicable characteristics.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


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