Culinary Aide

American Senior Communities Valparaiso , IN 46385

Posted 4 months ago

Job Description:

Caring people make the difference at American Senior Communities!

American Senior Communities has proudly served customers since the year 2000 with a long history of excellent outcomes. We are Indiana-owned and operated, and we aren't ever going to forget our roots. We take great pride in our Hoosier heritage with Hoosier hospitality ingrained in everything we do. As experts in senior care, we are not just doing a job, but following a calling.

Compassion, Accountability, Relationships and Excellence are the core values for American Senior Communities. These words not only form an acronym for C.A.R.E., they are our guiding principles and create the framework for all of our relationships with customers, staff, family members and the community at large.

We are currently accepting applications for the following position:

Culinary Aide

The Dietary Aide performs designated work and cleaning responsibilities in accordance with sanitation standards.

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains high sanitation and personal hygiene levels.

  • Assists in preparation and portion of meal items according to menu and diet requirements.

  • Assists in the service of meals in accordance with sanitation standards. Any substandard quality of food must be brought to the attention of the Dietary Services Manager.

  • Sets up trays and carts according to menu and diet requirements.

  • Monitors food and beverage to assure proper temperature for service.

  • Collects soiled trays and washes dishes.

  • Cleans equipment as assigned.

  • Prepares dietary supplements/snacks and other foods according to standardized recipes or manufacturers instructions.

  • Maintains food service area in clean condition at all times in accordance with facility procedures.

  • Prepares and maintains supply of food substitutes to accommodate resident choices, cultural, ethnic, and religious preferences.

  • Handles, stores, and disposes of food supplies, and prepares food in accordance with departmental procedures and in compliance with state and federal regulations.

  • Cleans workspaces, cooking and serving equipment, trays, and dishes according to department procedures.

  • Loads and unloads the dishwasher. Stores clean equipment and dishes.

  • Uses food supplies and equipment in an efficient manner to prevent waste.

  • Uses food preparation equipment properly and follows proper cleaning techniques and preventative maintenance schedules.

  • Communicates with Dietary Services Manager or Supervisor throughout the shift as needed to best meet needs of the residents.

We offer attractive compensation and an excellent benefits package including:

  • Group medical/dental/ vision/life insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Professional Career Growth

  • Referral Bonuses up to $1000

  • 25% off tuition at any Harrison College Location!

Job Requirements

Demonstrates C.A.R.E. values to our residents, familymembers, customers and staff.

Prior foodservice experience is preferred.

Certificationin sanitation/Safe Food Handling is preferred.


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