Careers

Grow with Claremont

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Cook
$16.00 - $17.00
Columbus, Ohio, United States - 43235
Description

Summary of Duties

To provide wholesome, nutritious, and attractive food that is served at the appropriate temperature. Position reports to the Director of Dining Services.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare and serve all food items using high quality ingredients and appropriate garnishes.
  • Use recipes and correct portion sizes to provide a consistent product while controlling costs.
  • Record and monitor food temperatures during storage, preparation, cooking, and serving.
  • Label, date, and properly store all foods.
  • Monitor and record temperatures of all kitchen refrigerators and freezers daily.
  • Control overproduction and waste of all food items.
  • Comply with all state and local rules and regulations for a clean, safe, and sanitary kitchen.
  • Responsible for washing and sanitizing food service equipment.
  • Responsible for general cleaning of the cook's area, freezers, refrigerators, and storage areas.
  • Follow established safety procedures while operating kitchen equipment.
  • Responsible for storage of items received from vendors.
  • Check inventory of needed supplies daily to ensure proper stock levels for the preparation of menu items.
  • Mop and clean kitchen as needed.
  • Removes garbage to the dumpster as needed.
  • Reports equipment and safety issues to the Director of Dining Services.
  • Work as a team member to maintain a pleasant, effective work environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Non-Essential Functions

  • Supports and participates in the resident centered activity programs.
  • Participates in projects or committees as assigned.
  • Attends all associate meetings including in-service education and associate functions, as requested by the supervisor.
  • Assists in a variety of tasks involving residents as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED at a minimum.
  • Minimum two years cooking experience preferably within the healthcare or hospitality field.
  • Serv-Safe Certification preferred. Physical requirements include the ability to communicate by speaking, seeing, and hearing sufficient to serve the residents.
  • Professional and neat appearance and presentation, adherence to the dress code, and good personal hygiene are expected.
  • Must have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills to work with various levels of people, associates, and residents.
  • Be free of communicable disease.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English.
  • Ability to relate to residents and associates in a courteous and diplomatic manner under all circumstances.
  • Completion of drug testing and criminal record background check upon hire and upon request of supervisor.
  • Physical requirements include bending, standing, lifting, stooping, sitting, walking, stretching, and ability to lift/carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Adhere to and carry out all policies and procedures

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