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Cook - Senior Living

Company: Aviva Woodlands
Location: Grand Island
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

CookGet To Know Us:We are a senior living, hospitality, and resident care organization that offers a generous wage along with paid time off and affordable health insurance. This is backed with our 40 years of experience with over 100 years of leadership experience alongside countless years of experience each associate brings. We invite you to apply for a position and grow with a fast-growing organization which is dedicated to best-in-class care.Our Culture:You are the key to making a difference in the lives of others!Our culture is built on three brand pillars that are foundational to everything we do. These pillars are more than just ideologies they embody our mission and are woven into every service and program we design. These pillars are how we bring our values to life to create a lasting impact that enhances and enriches the lives of our residents and their families every day and in every way.Position Summary:This position makes a difference in one of our residents' favorite moments, their fine dining experience! Our menu is rich in options and carefully selected by our chefs, a perfect pairing for your outstanding customer service skills in the dining room.What you will be doing:-Maintain a positive working relationship with all residents, resident family members, and associates.-Maintain a high degree of resident, family and guest satisfaction and retention through consistent delivery of high-quality services.-Effectively and appropriately communicate with each co-worker and community leader.-Prepare meals according to the planned menus. Encourages residents to eat a proper, balanced diet and adequate fluids while respecting resident's right to free choice-Prepare meals according to the menu and resident diet order in a restaurant style.-Performs prep work for evening meal and snack.-Ensure both assisted living and memory care resident meals are equally appealing and restaurant style.-Follow all proper diet orders for meals and snacks. Offers substitutions to residents to accommodate resident likes, habits, customs, or conditions.-Recognize needs of the department and report concerns to the Director of Dining Services.-Completes ongoing food inventory as items come in and are used.-Maintains refrigerator and freezer in a clean and organized manner as well as proper temperature control.-while ensuring proper food temperatures for hot and cold items.-Assure foods are prepared, stored, and labeled according to proper kitchen and food procedures.-Always assure only food serving items are present in and around the serving station.-Serve meals which are appropriate for each resident.-Recognize needs of the department and report concerns to the Director of Dining Services.-Ensure adherence to procedures regarding community infection control policies.-Use cleaners and other hazardous materials according to department procedure.-Complete and adhere to all other tasks and responsibilities set by the direct supervisor.Qualifications:-High school diploma or equivalent (GED)-One to two years of related work experience preferredSERVE Safe CertifiedGeneral Knowledge, skills, and abilities:-Ability to read and write in English-Ability to work with the elderly in a courteous and friendly manner.-Excellent interpersonal skills.-Ability to safely handle food in accordance with facility policies and procedures, as well as all state and federal regulations.Benefits:-Medical Insurance-Prescription Drug Insurance-Dental Insurance-Vision Insurance-Continuing Education Assistance-Training and Education Programs-Matching 401K-15 Days Paid Time Off-Paid Holidays-Rent Discounts-Employee Referral Program-Company Paid Life InsuranceAviva Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Keywords: Aviva Woodlands, Grand Island , Cook - Senior Living, Hospitality & Tourism , Grand Island, Nebraska

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