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Lead Cook

Company: Brookdale Quincy Bay
Location: Quincy
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:

Now Available! Early Access to Paycheck with Earned Wage Access for Hourly Associates (outside of CA)

Brookdale Quincy Bay in Quincy, MA is hiring Cooks to join their team in their Dining Team!

Assisted Living and Independent Living Community

**$750 Sign-On Bonus**

Schedule - We are looking for Cooks in the AM and PM - Full Time and Part Time Available

Looking for a job that fits your schedule?
Looking to leave the fast pace unpredictability of restaurant work?
Friendly people, room for career growth and work/life balance
Experience preferred but not required
Friendly residents and staff

Stop in and meet our team and see our community! We hold walk-in interviews Monday - Friday 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm or reach out to Stephanie Szabo to schedule an interview at sszabo3@brookdale.com

Address: 99 Brackett St, Quincy, MA 02169

**Pay is based on experience**

Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us! You'll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness.

Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:
Tuition Reimbursement
Pet Insurance
Adoption Reimbursement Benefits
Variety of Associate Discounts
Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for maintaining high quality standards of kitchen operation, including assisting with all food preparation and plating of food.

Prepares meals from standardized recipes in accordance with the menu and ensures proper preparation, portioning, and serving of foods in a safe and sanitary manner.
Assumes responsibility for total kitchen operations and handles all situations in the kitchen according to policy. Oversees proper food handling and utilization of all foods to prevent contamination, increase quality, and reduce cost.
Sets up food service line and workstations with needed condiments and ensures all required condiments and garnishes are prepared and served with appropriate foods.
Assists in coordinating prep for the following day's menu.
Assists in training new kitchen employees.
Assists in ordering food and kitchen supplies.
Assists in creating menus.
Assists in execution of special events and functions.
Fills in for the Sous Chef when absent and may be required to supervise other staff positions.
Responds to community issues or concerns that may occur in the dining room.
Keeps stock rooms, coolers, and freezers clean. Ensures that food supplies are rotated and all perishables are labeled, dated and stored properly.
Maintains kitchen cleanliness and proper food preparation according to state and local health department code requirements and departmental procedures.
Keeps food waste to a minimum by utilizing food storage and food recycling techniques.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent plus one year certificate from college or technical school preferred. Minimum of six months food preparation experience required.

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Current ServSafe Certification required. Obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates.

Management / Decision Making
Uses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally.

Knowledge and Skills
Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process. Has working knowledge of the organization.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Standing
Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
Walking
Sitting
Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.
Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
Reach with hands and arms
Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
Climb or balance
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
Talk or hear
Taste or smell
Exposure to latex
Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds
Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards
Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
Vision

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Salary Range Information: $17.31 - $21.63 / hour%22890307%

Keywords: Brookdale Quincy Bay, Quincy , Lead Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Quincy, Massachusetts

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