Part Time - Chef Cook Dining Services

Commonwealth Senior Living
Cockeysville, MD
Jan 17, 2022
Jan 19, 2022
Food Service, Chef, Cook
Full Time
Part Time - Chef Cook Dining ServicesUS-MD-CockeysvilleJob ID: 2022-10527Type: Regular Part-Time# of Openings: 2Category: Dining ServicesCommonwealth Senior Living @ CockeysvilleOverviewCommonwealth Senior Living requires COVID vaccination for all employees.This is a dual role and the candidate must be as comfortable in the dining room as they are in the kitchen.All roles require working some weekends and some holidays.Do you know food and love the excitement of being in the kitchen preparing something amazing? The Cooks in our communities do too! Their role is to serve our residents amazingly delicious meals, in their home. They also support the creation and execution of our signature dining services programs. These culinary team members provide friendly, responsive service to create an exceptional and memorable dining experience for all of our residents. We serve Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner as well as two snacks, seven days a week.This position often grows into leadership opportunities at our communities through following in the steps of the Dining Services Director. In 2015, Commonwealth won a "Best Practice Award"A' from the Virginia Assisted Living Association for our Farm to Table Program. In 2016, one of our Dining Services Directors won the "Outstanding Caregiver Award. View her story here VALA 2016 Diamond Award Winner. Commonwealth Senior Living is a recognized leader in senior living, employing around 2,000 associates, and is a two consecutive year recipient of the Great Place to Work certification!Responsibilities Professional diploma or food services management experience required.Minimum 1 year of cooking experience required.Working experience in the retirement home industry preferred.Demonstrated knowledge of food and catering trends, quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation required.Knowledge of methods and procedures for serving food, principles of sanitation, and principles of safe food handling required.Ability to lift up to 50lb required.Effective communication skills.Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.Highly effective teamwork skills.Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel and e-mail required.Attention to detail in all areas of work.Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.QualificationsCaring about people. Previous work with seniors would be fantastic!Drive for doing the right thing and seeing things through to the endPassionate about a job well done, having fun, and celebrating successConfident to speak upGreat listenerTakes ownership and adds value - seeks to improve something every single day!Consistently exhibits respect in all interactionsAbility and desire to provide exceptional customer serviceServe Safe Certification and previous line-cook experience in the food service industry would be idealPI160689710