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Dining Services Cook - ALF

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Prestige Care, Inc Gig Harbor , WA 98332

Posted 2 months ago

We are on the hunt for a Cook to create beautiful and delicious meals for the residents of our Northwest-inspired memory care community! We will pay for your Narrows Bridge Toll! Also, these opportunities are benefits-eligible, so you can take care of you and your family! Apply today!

Join our award-winning team! Olympic Alzheimer's Residence won the prestigious 2018 "Bronze" award through the American Health Care Association for quality care of our residents. OAR is one of only a small handful of care centers in the entire state of Washington to enjoy this award and designation!

Olympic Alzheimer's Residence is located between Tacoma and Gig Harbor, just one mile from Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Our quiet surroundings provide a peaceful sanctuary for our residents.

Olympic Alzheimer's Residence is a community specifically designed to care for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, memory loss and other forms of dementia. Our trained personal care assistants are attuned to the individual needs of each community and care for residents as though they are family.

Our community offers the award-winning Expressions Memory Care Program, which uses innovative techniques and approaches to turn daily activities into memorable and meaningful events. This program provides people living with dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment an outlet for creativity through arts, learning, and spirituality, embracing the philosophy that "Life is an Activity".

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Job Summary:

Cooks 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.


Keywords: Chef, Cook, Prep Cook, Line Cook, Sous Chef, Executive Chef, Senior Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Food, Restaurant, Fast Food, Bistro

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Dining Services Cook - ALF

Expired Job

Prestige Care, Inc