As a cook at Heritage Senior Living, you will not only get a great work/life balance (with no shifts ending later than 7 p.m.) but you’ll also be able to use your culinary expertise to make a real and lasting impact on the lives of our residents!
As one of the country’s industry leaders, Heritage Senior Living provides exceptional senior care and services throughout Wisconsin. Our goal is to enhance and enrich residents’ quality of life – and preparing amazing food is one of the best ways to do that!
Our cooks work closely with our executive and sous chefs to provide an unparalleled dining experience – from dietary planning and food preparation to serving residents and planning specialized culinary events.
Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesAdhere to menus and recipes, special dietary needs, correct portioning of food, food presentation, and proper serving methods as instructed by the executive chefMonitor food preparation and timeliness of serving, including compliance to allHSL policies and procedures and state guidelinesWork under the supervision of and take instructions from the executive chef and sous chefAssist with planning and preparation for life enrichment special events and activities as requestedProvide customer service to residents during meals, including brief visits to monitor satisfactionMonitor inventory of supplies, labels, dates, and rotates as needed per HSL and state guidelines; communicate needs to the executive chef and ensure proper storageEnsure compliance with state and local health department guidelinesMonitor and ensure cleaning schedules and infection control procedures are being followedMonitor equipment condition, including the temperature and chemicals in dishwasher; report any problems to executive chef or executive directorAssist with other duties as assigned by the executive chef
Education/QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalent; certification in food service preferredPrevious experience in food preparation requiredExperience in health care setting preferredMust be able to read, write and speak EnglishStrong organizational and time management skillsAbility to use good judgement to problem-solve and make good decisionsStrong management and communication skillsThorough understanding of sanitation and infection control practicesStrong customer service orientation; ability to multitaskAbility to work collaboratively with all coworkersMust submit and pass all applicable pre-employment and annual tests and meet all training and other applicable state and federal regulations
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please submit a resume and a detailed cover letter explaining your interest in the position and working for Heritage Senior Living.