Cook - FT

Allegro Marietta , GA 30060

Posted 1 week ago

Our Company

Allegro Management Company is a well-respected leader and expert in the senior living industry with a long-standing reputation of efficiently managing senior communities. Allegro Management Company operates communities throughout Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, and Georgia, with a home office in St. Louis, MO.

Our Community

What does it mean to be part of a Family? What every family has in common is the people within it are valuable beyond measure, and vitally important in many ways. We are proud to introduce Alto to the Allegro family with this distinctive Assisted Living & Memory Care community in Marietta.

The Role

The primary responsibility of the Cook is to prepare food of the highest quality and taste for

residents and guests of the Community ensuring that the food presentation enhances the dining

experience of the residents and guests. Cleanliness of all Dining Service areas and the Dining

Service equipment are of the utmost importance.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Prepare delicious and attractive food that is colorful and tastefully presented making each

meal service an exceptional occasion.

  • Supervise the kitchen under the direction of the Dining Services Director (DSD) and

Chef/Lead Cook.

  • Supervise and/or assist in the proper washing of all dishes, cookware, flatware and utensils.

Properly maintain all kitchen equipment. Monitor water temperatures and/or chemical

compounds as appropriate to ensure the prevention of food borne illness and the spread of

communicable disease.

  • Maintain kitchen and food preparation areas in a clean and sanitary manner.

  • Approach residents and associates in a friendly, service-oriented manner.

  • Comply at all times with Company standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient

Community operations.

  • Prepare high quality meals consistent with local customs and tastes. Consistently adhere to

the standard recipes, the budgeted costs and Company policies.

  • Responsible for the safe working condition of all equipment.

  • When required, receive and verify by inventory and signature the correct shipment of all

food, supplies and equipment.

  • Assist in maintaining a clean and orderly kitchen and storage area and completed temperature

charts that successfully meets or exceeds all state and local health requirements.

  • Ensure that all food supplies and other goods are properly stored, labeled, dated and

accounted for.

  • Deliver all delivery slips and invoices to the DSD in a timely fashion.

  • Assist the DSD in conducting inventories of food supplies, computing monthly food cost

reports, and ordering food and supplies as required.

  • Maintain records of meals served and records of food and supplies used as required.

  • Interact with the DSD and the residents to ensure satisfaction with the Dining Services


  • Set up the food service line and cook to order. Train the Kitchen Assistant in assisting in the

food line and preparation of salads and side dishes as needed.

  • Close the line and clean the steam wells and the steam tables, clean and sanitize work tables

and cutting boards, and rotate the food to clean inserts.

  • Clean all areas of the kitchen. Follow the cleaning schedule and oversee the activities of the

Kitchen Assistant.

  • Make preparations for the next day, process leftovers, assist with the cleaning of dishes, pull

foods from the freezer and walk-ins. Train the Kitchen Assistant to assist in this activity.

  • Attend and participate in all meetings and training as directed by Company policy and the


  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the

proper uniform and name tag when on duty.

  • Be constantly watchful of signs that residents are not able to function independently or a

change in resident's behavior. Report all signs to the DSD following the Company policies

and procedures.

  • Report any and all deferred maintenance, vandalism or hazardous situations to the DSD as

discovered and take appropriate action as necessary.

  • Ensure understanding of and compliance with all regulations regarding residents' rights.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident, associate, Community and Company

information deemed as such.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Requirements/Certifications:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum one (1) year related cooking experience or equivalent preferred.

  • Some software and computer skills preferred.

  • Must be flexible/adaptable, pay attention to detail, and have a sense of teamwork.

  • Must possess good time management skills and a keen awareness of safety.

  • Must possess current manager's level food handler permit and certification of Hepatitis A

vaccinations where required.

  • Must have a positive Criminal Background Screening.

  • Must pass a physical having no signs or symptoms of a communicable disease including

tuberculosis where required. Freedom from tuberculosis must be documented on an annual

basis where required.

  • The Community is a drug free workplace; associates are subject to adherence to the

Company Drug Free Workplace policy.

Allegro Senior Living offers a wide variety of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of each associate.

Allegro is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.

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