• Lead Cook • Full-Time ** $1,000 Hiring Bonus **

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/11/2018 6:50 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1701
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Dining Services
    Community
    Parkshore
  • Overview

    ** $1000 Bonus. $250 paid at hire, $250 paid after 60 days and $500 paid after 120 days of employment **

     

    Parkshore, a Transforming Age community, is a lakefront retirement community located in Seattle's picturesque Madison Park neighborhood. We emphasize serving others, team work, dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

      

    We are looking for a culinarian who is passionate about cooking, has lots of ideas to implement and is willing to be a part of the creative menu process. We offer great freedom in menu development and implementation. Are you that dynamic cook wanting to take your skills to the next level? Apply today!

     

    The schedule is Wednesday to Sunday, from noon to 8:00pm. You will work in a beautiful kitchen on the 15th floor with expansive views. The restaurant is a medium paced environment with very appreciative residents.

     

    Parkshore provides an impressive benefits package for our team members including comprehensive medical, dental, generous paid time off and other outstanding programs. 

     

    Educational scholarships available! We encourage continuing education and promote internal advancement opportunities.

    Positions Details

    Works in a high-energy kitchen environment that provides meals to residents and guests, plus catering of special occasions.  Responsible for preparing hot and cold meals for residents according to dietary requirements, menus, recipes, and production orders.

     

    Here are some of the lead cook responsibilities:

    • Leads preparation and cooks a variety of meals for residents according to menus, recipes & production guidelines that meet or exceed their needs and expectations.  Understands the special dietary restrictions of senior adults.
    • Assures that food is ordered and on hand.  Informs Director or Chef of any shortages.
    • Serves meals as prescribed.  Maintains foods, kitchen, and equipment as required.
    • Meets with Director/Chef to review and plan menus for the month and week; forecasts numbers.  Reviews recipes for meals and items on the menu.
    • Turns in food and supply orders to Director/Chef.  Checks in and signs for deliveries if necessary.
    • Checks for all stored foods to be labeled, dated, and stored properly.
    • Monitors kitchen staff for compliance to policies, procedures, MSDS, safety, sanitation, hair, cleanliness and clothing.  Monitors procedures to ensure that standards of food quality, sanitation, and preparation safety are maintained.
    • Checks for notes, telephone messages, order changes, and other communications.
    • Directs and monitors support employees as necessary.
    • Presents and garnishes meals in an appropriate and appealing manner - at buffet line and kitchen serving line.  Prepares foods for catering / tray service.  Prepares foods for special events.
    • Assures safe handling and storage of foods and leftovers; and that they are stored properly and at the correct temperature.  Performs daily routine of checking cooler temperatures and related duties.
    • Keeps work areas, equipment, and tools clean and sanitary.  Monitors and protects the kitchen operation of hazards, such as wet floors, chemicals, and other sources of injury.
    • Makes suggestions for improvements in service, quality, efficiency, and safety.  Reports, immediately in writing, any accidents, incidents, and items that need repair.
    • Wears and maintains uniform as required.
    • Manages and maintains production sheets and temperature logs.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Position requirements:

    • Must be a minimum of eighteen years of age and have a minimum of three years of related experience.
    • Food Handlers Permit required.
    • Must be able to read, write, and speak English and able to understand written and spoken instructions/directions.
    • Must be able to communicate clearly with residents and staff.
    • Must work cooperatively with management and staff, and be patient, pleasant, and understanding in relating to residents.

    We are a drug and alcohol-free employer. Criminal background and drug test will be required upon contingent offer of employment.

     

    Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age!

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