Line Cook
Windsor Meade Pinnacle Living

Posted February 27, 2019

Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time

Compensation $13.15 per hour

Company Windsor Meade Pinnacle Living

Location 3900 Windsor Hall Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23188
US


DESCRIPTORS

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Since its creation in 1948, Pinnacle Living, formerly known as Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc., has grown from a single community serving seniors to seven communities spread across The Commonwealth. Our new name, Pinnacle Living, reflects our mission of enriching life’s journey for those who seek independence, combined with a secure plan for the future. Our team members are dedicated to creating communities where age does not define the person. Whether in our residents’ houses or apartments, assisted living, memory support residences or in levels of living requiring more assistance, we focus on autonomy and self-direction. Our values are centered on six key words: Culture, Stewardship, Partnership, Diversity, Hospitality and Quality. These words are the framework for everything we do. 

If you possess strong professional skills and a desire to serve others by promoting our mission of enriching life’s journey, we invite you to continue with this job application. 

Pinnacle Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.
We recognize and respect the amount of time you are about to invest by applying to this open position. If you complete this job application, you will be kept informed via email status updates (and text messages, if you opt in) throughout the evaluation process.

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Upon receipt of your responses, we will evaluate your submission. If selected for a personal interview, you will receive an email/text with scheduling instructions.

Thank You,
The Hiring Manager

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Line Cook prepares meals following planned menus that meet the dietary requirements for all residents and ensures the cleanliness, safety, organization, and maintenance of the kitchen so that it is in full compliance with the standards and regulations of the Department of Health, state and federal licensing/regulations/mandates, and OSHA. Reporting to the Chef, he or she helps order food and supplies, and ensure proper, safe storage of food/supplies.  

The ideal candidate for this position has a high school diploma or GED with additional education or training in food service management and at least two years of experience in a food service setting, preferably in health care food service. Fluent English speaking and writing skills, good time management skills, and professional dress, speech, and behavior are all required for this position.
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in all aspects of service to the residents, receiving direction from the Executive Chef. Primarily responsible for cooking, setting up, restocking and breaking down of work areas to include logs, cleaning checklists, and inspection audits.
  • Work according to Health Department Regulations as they pertain to food storage, preparation and service.
  • Proper use and maintenance of all kitchen equipment.
  • Must work to high standards of cleanliness and neatness.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Two years of experience in a food service setting.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to develop relationships with residents, staff, and providers
  • Professional food serviceprocedures; presentation, seasoning, portions, customer relations and sanitation and quality work with productivity. Experience in working with older adults.
  • Knowledge of Health Department Regulations as they pertain to cleaning, food storage, preparation and service.
  • Knowledge of food preparation techniques.
  • Ability to tolerate hot temperature in kitchen and workplace conditions to include exposure to heat and cold.
  • Lifting of supplies occurs on a regular basis, but rarely exceeds 75 pounds. Lifting up to 50 lbs. occurs daily.
  • Heimlich Training
  • Serve Safe Certified
BENEFITS

  • Group benefits package (Medical, Dental, Long- and Short-term Disability, Vision, Life Insurance, and 401k)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Competitive Pay
  • Performance Bonus
  • Paid Accrued Leave
  • Uniforms Provided