The Cook and Kitchen Aide will work with Dietary Manager and other Kitchen staff to ensure that all food for residents is prepared to the specifics of the facility, resident's food requirement, and state and federal laws and regulations.
Reads and follows menu and recipe for each meal.
Provides prepared food for each special diet.
Inspects equipment for cleanliness and functional operation.
Assumes shift supervisory duties in absence of department manager(s).
Performs cooking duties with other workers.
Reads production orders on menu cards on trays to determine items to place on tray.
Places items such as salads, desserts, and nourishments on trays.
Apportions and places food servings on plates and trays according to diet list on menu card.
Examines filled tray for completeness and places on serving counter.
Collects and stacks dirty dishes on cart and returns cart to kitchen.
Washes dishes, cleans and sanitizes work area, tables, cabinets, and equipment.
Collects and places garbage and recycling in designated containers.
Completes general cleaning of assigned monthly items
Minimum of one (1) year to (3) years' experience in long term care.
Experience in food orders, sanitation, budgeting and nutritional assessments
Works well as part of a team.