Dietary Cook

Solaris Healthcare Merritt Island , FL 32952

Posted 2 days ago

This is a Full-Time Position! Must have weekend availability! Our community offers "Restaurant Style" Dining.

Purpose of Your Job Position

The primary purpose of your job position is to prepare and serves nourishing and attractive meals and other foods as required to support the menu specific to diet orders and other center events, in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and Solaris HealthCare's established policies and procedures.

Job Functions

  • General Responsibilities

  • Residents Rights

  • Safety

  • Staff Development

  • Food Preparation/Production Responsibilities

  • Reviews menus, production and prep guides to determine type and quantities of food to be prepared.'

  • Prepares all meal items according to planned menus and standardized recipes in a sanitary manner to ensure the utmost in quality with a minimum of waste.

  • Uses nutritionally equivalent substitutes when required.

  • Operates a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment, such as blender, mixer, fryer, slicer, steamer, food processor, convection oven, stove, conventional oven, steam table and tilt skillet.

  • Operates a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment, such as blender, mixer, fryer, slicer, steamer, food processor, convection oven, stove, conventional oven, steam table and tilt skillet.

  • Wash, peel, cut, and shreds vegetables and fruits to prepare for use.

  • Tests and observes food by tasting for palatability.

  • Slices portions of meat for individual servings.

  • Follows recipes.

  • Add gravies, sauces, and garnishes as required.

  • Prepares and assists with special function meals.

  • Completes work assignments.

  • Meal Service Responsibilities

  • Food Safety

  • Administrative Responsibilities

  • Special Activities/Attributes


High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Ability to read and write, required.


One to two years as cook in a large scale cooking operation, preferred.

Solaris Senior Living Merritt Island is A 501(c)(3) Nonprofit. Solaris offers competitive compensation that includes healthcare, vision, dental, supplemental benefits and 401K.

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