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Lead Cook

Artis Senior Living

Location: Commack,NY, USA

Date: 2024-07-11T15:29:37Z

Job Description:

** Lead Cook**

** Commack**

**MUST BE AN HHA - ALL SHIFTS FT and PT available**

Part Time Cook Sunday-Monday Flexible Schedule 20 hours. **Summary**

The Lead Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking a wide variety of food for residents, employees and visitors. He/she prepares food according to recipes and plans cooking schedules to meet mealtime schedules. In addition, the Cook performs related duties and cleaning duties, as assigned. The Cook directs other Dining Services employees in the absence of the Director of Culinary Services.

**Essential Position Functions**

* Handles and prepares food in accordance with sanitary regulations.

* Prepares palatable and appetizing meals, as prescribed for the residents.

* Meets required meal schedules.

* Takes necessary measures to avoid food waste.

* Properly cares for Dining Services equipment and productions sheets. Cleans and sanitizes all cook related equipment and work area as he/she works.

* Follows menus and special diet instructions.

* Communicates freely with the Director of Culinary Services.

* Cooperates with other Dining Services staff and community personnel.

* Follows procedures to ensure that kitchen sanitation is maintained at all times.

* Concerns his/herself with the safety of all residents in order to minimize the potential for fire and accidents. Also, ensures that the location adheres to the legal, safety, health, fire and sanitation codes by being familiar with his/her role in carrying out the sites fire, safety and disaster plans and by being familiar with current MSDS.

* Puts Customer Service First; ensures that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals needs and rights.

* Performs all other duties as requested.


* Must have Dining Services experience and is sensitive to needs or others and disabled individuals.

* Certification in accordance with regulatory agencies governing the community.

* Ability to read, write and understand the English language.

* High school diploma or graduation equivalent preferred.

* Experience in institutional food handling is preferred.

*An equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or otherwise. Minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.*

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