Senior Living Cook Lead

(Hutchinson, MN)

Century Ave near Black Hawk Ct

Cook Lead

Schedule: Full-Time – 10a-6p. 64 scheduled hours every 2 weeks

Pay: Starting hourly pay up to $21.00 depending on experience

Ecumen offers an outstanding benefits package, including:
Low Cost Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
401K Retirement with a Generous 6% Matching Program
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Collaborative Team Environment
Robust Training and Mentoring
And much more!

Ecumen Oaks & Pines is hiring a Cook Lead. Ecumen Oaks consists of 32 assisted living rental apartment homes as well as 9 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services, and Ecumen Pines offers 50 assisted living residences. Both are located in Hutchinson, Minnesota.

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota’s 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve. Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.

This position is responsible for proper food prep, cooking and service of food while recognizing special diets, resident’s dietary needs and requests. Maintains work area in proper order and follows established policies and procedures of the facility while demonstrating high levels of service. Complies with all federal and state regulations. Supervises staff in the absence, or in support, of the Leadership Team.

Essential job responsibilities include:
-Preps, prepares, cooks and serves meals to residents, families, guests and employees. Properly operates and maintains all equipment in the food preparation area.
-Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and efficiently organized work area. Products will be labeled, dated and rotated ensuring an adequate, fresh inventory of food and supplies.
-Accurately follows directions and converts recipes for various size groups. Follows production guidelines for best product usage, portion control and use of leftovers.
-Maintains adequate inventory of food and supplies.
-Assists in the supervision of dining staff in the absence or in support of the Leadership Team.
-Partners with department leaders to maintain awareness of facility special events, and activities to ensure adequate product and labor are available.
-Ensures residents with special diets receive appropriate food. Accommodates resident requests promptly.
-Integrates proper safety and sanitation techniques as part of the work.
-Partners effectively with others in a demanding and changing environment, supports all employees within the community as directed by the leadership team.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED
Commercial kitchen experience
Knowledge of kitchen equipment
Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written
Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous senior care experience
Culinary training, certification or degree
Leadership experience
Current ServSafe certification or equivalent (we offer the ServSafe class in house)

Equal Opportunity Employer
Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

We participate in E-Verify.

compensation: Starting hourly pay up to $21.00 depending on experience

employment type: full-time

job title: Cook Lead

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