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Cook

Location: North Aurora, Illinois
Job # 9840019
Date Posted: 08-30-2017
Job Title: Cook
Department: Dietary


POSITION SUMMARY:
The Cook prepares and serves food including texture modified and therapeutic diets according to the facility menu. Prepares food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, in line with our established policies and procedures, and, as may be directed by the Dining Services Director or Chef, to ensure that quality food service
is provided at all times.

The Cook assists in assuring proper receiving, storage, preparation, serving, sanitation, and cleaning procedures are followed. The Cook must be detail-oriented, well-groomed, act professionally and must be a team player who works well with others. Also, must assist dietary aides as necessary. All other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Specialized training in food service is preferable.
  • May be required to successfully complete an approved sanitation and safety course. 
  • Ability to read, speak and understand English, follow directions and complete tasks. 
  • Ability to follow time schedules for meal preparation and serving. Maintains a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance. 
  • Dependable, with experience working in facilities utilizing quantity food production methods. 
  • General knowledge and understanding of nutrition. 
  • Ability to accurately apply requirements of food tray cards.
  • Ability to maintain records and complete reports as required. 
  • Written and oral communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of quantity food production and serving techniques, food safety/sanitation requirements and procedures. 
  • Ability to interact positively with residents, client and other personnel and the public.
Our five core values compassion, honesty, integrity, respect and passion must be incorporated into the daily job function

Additional Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift/carry a maximum of 50 pounds, push/pull a maximum of 50 pounds,
  • stand, sit, bend and walk for extended periods of time. 
  • Must be able to work around food and cleaning products. 
  • Must live in service area. No relocation costs
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