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Company: Williamsburg Landing
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Do you take PRIDE in what you do?Apply today to Williamsburg Landing where employees lead with:PassionRespectIntegrityDiversity &Excellence
Williamsburg Landing, a CARF-accredited Life Plan Community, seeks a Full-Time experienced Cook to plan and prepare food for residents, guests, and staff using standardized recipes, ensuring nutritional meals are served at the proper time, preserving flavor, appearance, and temperature. Ideal candidates must be dependable, maintain positive interactions with residents, guests, and staff, possess a high level of motivation, and follow written and verbal instructions. Candidate should have the ability to work a flexible schedule that includes day, evening, and weekend shifts.
Williamsburg Landing offers a comprehensive benefits package for all Full-Time (36+ hours/week) employees that includes:

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Legal Resources
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Corporate Wellness Program
  • Health Club & Spa Membership
  • Employee Education & Training Fund
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Credit Union MembershipJOB SUMMARYThe Cook works under the direct supervision of the Executive Chef and reports to the Director of Dining Services. The position prepares food for residents, guests, and staff, including meats, vegetables, soups, gravies, sauces, therapeutic diet items, eggs and cereals, following standardized recipes.
    • Maintains high standards of quality food production and portion control in food preparation and serving
    • Follows menus provided, making changes only with the consent of the Executive Sous Chef
    • Assists with line set up as required
    • Prepares and serves, at the proper time, sufficient quantity of food to meet the service requirements
    • Maintains proper sanitation and safety in the food preparation areas
    • Prepares food for take out trays according to any dietary specifications
    • Utilizes leftover food as directed by Executive Sous Chef
    • Washes and cleans utensils and equipment when necessary
    • Supervises and participates in cleaning of cooking area and other kitchen equipment and facilities
    • Reports repair and maintenance needs to the supervisor
    • Prepares assigned foods for special luncheons, dinners and similar special functions
    • Makes daily check of refrigerators/freezers to insure food has been properly stored and labeled
    • Maintains positive interaction with residents, guests, and other Williamsburg Landing employees
    • Assumes supervisory duties of kitchen staff when Executive Sous Chef/ Executive Chef are not present
    • Complies with all Williamsburg Landing policies and procedures including those addressing conduct, safety, dress, and personal hygiene
    • Maintains positive interaction with residents, guests, and other Williamsburg Landing employees
    • Maintains personal cleanliness and neatness; wears appropriate uniform at every scheduled shift; maintains clean uniform and infection control standards including proper hand washing, and use of hair nets and gloves
    • Follows assigned schedule; consistently arrives on time; attends line up and uses time clock and time card properly
    • Performs other duties as assignedRequirements:QUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma or equivalent; a Culinary Arts degree is preferred; Must have 3-5 years' experience in a large production kitchen, preferably serving individuals with various dietary needs and preferences; Food Handlers' Card required, SERVSAFE certification recommended
      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESAbility to read, write and make calculations used in standardized recipes; ability to follow written and verbal instructions; ability to plan food preparation and ensure nutritional meals are served at the proper time, preserving the flavor, appearance and temperature; ability to maintain open communication and effective working relationships with all levels of staff, residents and visitors; ability to withstand heat from ovens and stoves and cold from refrigerators and freezers; ability to use equipment and supplies in a safe manner; ability to regularly and safely lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds; ability to work efficiently and accurately; ability to stand for long periods and to walk short distances; considerable bending, reaching and lifting is required
      HOURS OF EMPLOYMENTThe Dining Services Department is a 7 day a week, 14 hour a day, operation. All employees are required to work on any day of the week (including holidays) according to the schedule and shift developed to meet the needs of the department.
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      EOE/Tobacco Free/Drug Free


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