Responsible for the preparation and cooking of food in the community. Ensure that all meals are prepared and presented according to Atria Retirement's standards.
Work closely with the Executive Chef and/or Executive Director to keep residents satisfied with food and dining programs.
Maintain kitchen and food storage and preparation areas in a clean, safe, and sanitary condition at all times.
Responsible for the opening and/or closing of the kitchen.
Adhere to cleaning schedules as assigned.
Ensure that all food is received, stored, and prepared according to company standards.
Estimate daily or weekly needs of food and supplies and communicate needs to Executive Chef/Sous Chef.
Participate in preparing and cooking meals according to established recipes and approved menus.
Document temperatures of food prior to service, refrigeration and freezer temperatures.
Prepare and ensure snacks and beverages are available to residents at all times.
Keep kitchen floors clean (sweeps and mops) and trash emptied.
Assist with the transportation and storage of food and supplies.
Adhere to standard food safety practices.
Assist with preparation and execution of special events, banquets, and theme meals.
Operate and maintain kitchen equipment in a clean and sanitary manner.
Attend pre-meal stand up in kitchen prior to meal service.
High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).
Communicate effectively in English with employees and residents, as well as read and write English.
Minimum of 1-3 years experience as a cook in a hospitality or healthcare environment.
Food handlers permit as required by provincial law and/or Company standards.
Able to read and follow recipes and printed production guides, cleaning schedules, and logs.
Knowledge of food handling, preparation, cooking and service.
Must have or be willing to get a COVID-19 vaccine, subject to legal requirements.
What's the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career? The people you serve. When you work at Atria, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What's more, you are part of an extraordinary company - one that's investing in the future of senior living by investing in you. Don't just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life.
Atria is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications.
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Every application is given due consideration. If your experience and skills are aligned with the job requirements, we'll contact you to schedule an interview.
Interviews & Assessments
Your interview will be conducted by phone or in person with an Atria recruiter or hiring manager. This process may include additional interviews, reference checks and skill assessments.
If you are chosen for the position, an offer will be made by phone and email. The email will include a letter which you'll sign electronically, return to us and can download for your records.
Post-Offer Hiring Process
You'll receive all needed forms, instructions and our contact information if you have any follow-up questions. This process may include a background check and/or a drug screen. COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of all positions - proof of vaccination is required before you can start. We will evaluate potential accommodations for anyone seeking an exemption due to a medical condition or religious belief.
Check-ins from your future team
As turnaround times vary for screening results, we'll provide any needed updates and let you know what to expect for your first day on the job.
First day and onboarding
Congratulations - we're excited to have you join our team! Onboarding varies by position, but on your first day at Atria you'll typically meet coworkers, take a workplace tour and begin any required training.
Starting at: $14.50 per hour
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Category: Culinary - Food ServicesLocation:Rochester NY, 14612
Req ID: 2022-187597
Atria Senior Living Group, Inc.