• Prep Cook • Part-Time Evenings

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Dining Services
  • Overview

    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 accepting applications for a part-time Prep Cook to join our team. The schedule is from Friday to Tuesday, from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Wednesdays and Thursdays off.


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

    Positions Details

    Works in an institutional kitchen that provides three meals a day to residents and guests, plus catering special functions.  Performs a variety of food service duties in the kitchen including assisting cooks and diet aides in preparing hot and cold meals for residents according to dietary requirements, menus, recipes and production orders.


    Here are some of the prep cook responsibilities:

    • Works in compliance to policies, procedures, MSDS, safety sanitation, hair, cleanliness and uniform.
    • Ensures that standards of food quality, sanitation and preparation safety are maintained.
    • Checks in and signs for deliveries. Stocks and stores properly, remembering to rotate product, and informs supervisor of any shortages or out-of-stock items.
    • Checks for all stored foods to be labeled, dated and stored according to Health Regulations. Makes certain all labels are visible.
    • Meets with supervisor to review menus and clarify prep needed for week. Reviews recipes and procedures.
    • Plans and organizes day, remembering most prep needs two-day advance. Lists all needed prep by referring to highlighted items on Week at a Glance Menu.  Submits list to supervisor when prep is completed.
    • Makes diet desserts for alternative menu.
    • Makes certain all condiments are prepared and ready for meals.
    • Checks with diet aides for the items they need prepped, such as Jello, etc.
    • Keeps work area, equipment and tools clean and sanitary. Completes daily clean-up list.
    • Makes suggestions for improvements in service, quality, efficiency and safety. Reports any accidents, incidents and items that need repair.

    Position requirements:

    • Must be a minimum of eighteen years of age and have related experience. 
    • Must be able to read, write and speak English and able to understand written & spoken instructions/directions. 
    • Must obtain a Food Handlers Permit. 
    • Must work cooperatively with management and staff. 
    • Must be patient, pleasant and understanding in relating to residents. 
    • Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position – performing food preparation, cooking tasks and stocking.

    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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