Prep Cook / Stock Person

Lorien Health Services
Columbia, MD
Oct 12, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
Lorien Harmony Hall is actively seeking an experienced and compassionate Prep Cook / Stock Person to join our team. The hours of this position are every other weekend from 10:30am - 7:00pm. The ideal candidate must possess a vibrant and dynamic personality with a lot of energy and a sincere passion for working with seniors while providing peace of mind through quality care to seniors and their loved ones. As a Prep Cook / Stock Person, you will assist the cook in preparation and service of items on the menu in accordance with applicable guidelines and regulations while ensuring that quality food service is provided at all times. You will also be responsible for adhering to sanitary and safety regulations. Job responsibilities include: Assisting in the preparation of various food items such as salads, sauces, soups, pantry items, and the preparation of ingredients for entrees. Perform various kitchen duties including dishwashing, general cleaning, and storing food and non food items. Properly balance time use, material and equipment to avoid unnecessary expense and waste. Cleaning and inspecting kitchen equipment and kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation. Portioning and serving food to the residents. Taking inventory of supplies and equipment and reporting any discrepancies to the head chef and/or Dietary Director. Job requirements for this position are as followed: * High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or basic training from a culinary arts school or a vocational school * Minimum of 1 year of dietary experience in a hospital, assisted living facility, or other related medical facility, preferred * Ability to cook a variety of foods in large quantities * Must possess knowledge of dietary procedures * Ability and willingness to work with other personnel in a professional manner