Position: Cook

Position: Cook

Reports To:   Food Services Director

Philosophy:  The Cottages on Wesleyan Team is dedicated to providing care and services to mature adults in a home-like residential environment.  It is our goal is to nurture the spirit, protect privacy, foster individuality and enable freedom of choice, while encouraging independence and preserving dignity.

We are committed to continuous staff training and educational programs ensuring our residents always receive personalized care and attention.

Qualifications/ Skills Needed: The candidate must hold a High School Diploma or GED.  Preferred candidates must have at least one year of experience in food service. Must be certified in First Aid and CPR.

Duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • To cook 3 nutrious meals and 2 snacks per day for the assisted living residents as instructed by the Food Services Director.
  • To heed special dietary needs of residents — also, to prepare special meals for residents who are ill, such as soup or jello.
  • To deliver meals to any independent residents requesting meals for the day.
  • To assist the Food Services Director in preparing for parties and other special events that the community may have.
  • To abide by cleaning schedules for the kitchen and dining room as set by the Food Services Director.
  • To report any resident changes involving eating habits to the Food Services Director.
  • To report any maintenance issues regarding kitchen equipment to the Food Services Director.

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