Dining Services Cook - ALF

Prestige Care, Inc Gresham , OR 97030

Posted 5 months ago

Position Details:

Status: Full-Time/Part-Time/On-Call

Shift: Day/Evening/NOC

Schedule: Various

Working Hours Start: Various

Working Hours End: Various

Job Summary:

The Cook will prepare food in accordance with menus, diet specifications, sanitary practices, and resident preference, and in a manner that reflects quality of service and facility philosophy.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, portion control and sanitary procedures meeting health department standards and company policies.

  • Checks and records food temperatures prior to serving and serves meals that are palatable, appetizing and appealing.

  • Reviews menus, making only necessary substitutions in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Assures that food and supplies are available for the next meal, pulling supplies from freezer as required for the next meal preparations. Notifies dietary services supervisor of needed supplies.

  • Prepares and assists in the preparations of special meals to meet individual resident needs and special meetings and events.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work area, cleaning spills and pots regularly and carries out the daily and scheduled cleaning duties according to assignments.

  • Ensures proper storage of food and supplies meeting health department regulations.

  • Uses cleaners and other hazardous materials according to department procedures.

  • Follows community and health department fire safety, infection control and hazardous chemicals procedures and practices.

  • Reports all unsafe conditions, incidents or equipment to dietary department supervisor or executive director immediately.

  • Respects dignity and confidentiality standards, promoting resident and staff rights.

  • Assists the dietary department supervisor in directing the activities of the dietary aides as called upon.

  • Executes the inventory and storage of incoming foods and supplies as requested or assigned by the dietary department supervisor.

  • Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • A minimum of one year experience cooking in a restaurant or the dietary department of a hospital or similar environment.

  • Meet job-related health department or state regulations by holding required state certification or service license.

  • Proficient at reading written menus and direction, comprehend verbal instructions, and write at a level necessary to meet job expectations.


Just minutes from fast-paced Portland and next door to the beautiful Columbia River, Prestige Senior Living Huntington Terrace offers residents high-quality senior living in an excellent location.

Cozy common areas, activity centers and a restaurant-style dining room make it easy for residents to catch up with one another or build new relationships. And, when it's time to venture into the surrounding area, residents enjoy the benefit of trained, on-site transportation staff to get them out and about.

In addition, our Huntington Terrace community offers our innovative Celebrations wellness program, designed to nurture mind, body and spirit, and give you the choices and freedom to celebrate life. As your partner in active aging, it is our goal to help you achieve an optimum level of health and wellness throughout all aspects of your life.

Questions? Contact HuntingtonTerraceED@prestigecare.com

Build Your Healthcare Career with Prestige Care

Prestige Care is a family-owned and operated industry leader in the skilled nursing, assisted living, and rehabilitation space. As a Prestige Care team member, you are more than just an "employee," you are part of our family. With a company focus on career development and advancement, there are many opportunities for advancement at our over 80 communities and care centers in 8 Western states. The healthcare career opportunities are endless and we look forward to collaborating with you to achieve your professional goals. Check out the career path that you can take with Prestige Care below:

Join our nationally-recognized and award-winning care center! We were 1 of only 17 care centers in the entire state of Oregon to receive a 2019 "Bronze" National Quality Award through the American Health Care Association, which honors long term and post-acute care providers that have demonstrated their commitment to improving the quality of care for seniors and individuals with disabilities! Join our high-performing care team today!

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