Overview"It makes me feel good knowing that we make the residents' lives better. We laugh with them, cry with them, sing and dance with them - we brighten their day. Working here is an unbelievable privilege and it will be something I carry with me for the rest of my life!"- Sunrise Team Member At Sunrise, our Lead Cook is responsible for serving the residents in our community, while ensuring all special dietary needs are met and prepare texture modified food as directed.Responsibilities Responsibilities:- Performing and coordinating food preparation so that food meets and/or exceeds quality, quantity and service schedule requirements and hospitality service standards for the community- Coordinating and supervising shift operations- Controlling food costs, inventory and maintaining product levels (ordering)- Handling all foods in accordance with sanitary procedures and standards and complies with all federal, state and local regulatory procedures regarding food production- Regular weekend and holiday availaibility is a requirement- Cleaning- Assisting the DCS with scheduling and team performance assesment- Other Duties as assigned Qualifications:- Maintains current Food Services Sanitation certificate- Associates Degree in Culinary Arts preferred- One (1) year experience as a cook in a Senior Living Community preferred- Ability to handle multiple priorities- Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication- Competent in organizational, time management skills- Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills Sunrise maintains a drug-free work environment and all offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on submitting to and successfully completing and passing a drug and alcohol test.QualificationsSunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. At Sunrise, you will Make a Difference Every DayWe deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest. Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive CommunityWe care for residents and each other, and offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best. Ignite Your PotentialYou have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, and achieve your career goals.