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Cook

Posted 4 months ago

Job Description

SUMMARY:

Texas Township/Kalamazoo

Vineyard Assisted Living

Ganton Senior Communities

Ready to join a close-knit team where you are valued, appreciated, and welcomed? Vineyard Assisted Living is a family owned and operated facility and we are hiring multiple full time cooks. If hired you will be working in a state of the art kitchen on our beautiful grounds. The Ganton family consider each member of the team a part of their family. If you enjoy working with a talented and caring team while serving the greatest generation, please contact us. 

The primary purpose of this position is preparation of three meals a day for the residents of Vineyard Assisted Living Community. You will be responsible for the quality and portion control of the food prepared while providing assistance in menu planning. This key role is critical in providing the best, most nutritious meals for our elders. 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience as a restaurant cook or for a group of at least 25 people is desirable
  • Knowledge of infection control practices 
  • Ability to interact effectively with staff, other departments, and residents
  • Basic knowledge of nutrition to assure well balanced, appealing meals with minimal loss of nutritional content
  • Knowledge of body mechanics

Experience

  • Professional cooking, 1 year (Preferred)
  • Cooking, 1 year (Preferred)
  • restaurant, 1 year (Preferred)

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to withstand continuous repetitive motion tasks (i.e. stirring / whisking, kneading, etc.)
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds from floor level to chest, stoop, bend, turn and stretch
  • Must be able to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time and assist residents as needed

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $10.00 – $14.00 per hour (based upon experience)

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

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