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Forefront Living Cook in Dallas, Texas

Presbyterian Village North; Looking for both Full-time and Part-Time

• Models a service attitude towards others, takes ownership in solving problems and takes the initiative to make things better, is friendly and courteous to residents, patients and co-workers

• Ensure resident, patient, visitor, and co-worker safety by remaining aware of and reporting any new or existing safety hazards

• Maintain good attendance record; arrive at work timely and conform to scheduled work hours

• Perform all job duties safely

• Wear appropriate and assigned protective gear, i.e. apron, hair nets

• Ability to follow opening and closing procedures

• Maintain standards of cleanliness, i.e. washing hands and food

• Prepare and cook resident meals in quantities and diet plans (i.e. therapeutic, puree) according to menu, recipes and number of persons served; be sure alternates are prepared

• Pull items needed according to production sheets and recipes for meal service.

• Clean work area and equipment (i.e. ovens, steamers, tilt sink, food warmers) in accordance with sanitation requirements

• Final check of area to be sure it is clean and all items are stored correctly, correcting any problems

• Taste, smell, and observe food to ensure conformity with recipes and appearance

• Comply with standards established by department manager

• Monitor portion control guidelines for individual residents

• Follow posted Timeline Guides for Cooks, as assigned by department manager, according to your shift

• Perform other similar duties as assigned by Chef

• High school diploma or equivalent

• 2-3 years of cooking experience, banquet cooking experience a plus.

• Previous supervisory experience is a plus

• Ability to prepare meals in accordance with written menu, approved recipes and special diet requirements

• Ability to understand recipes

• Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English

• Ability to perform work tasks within the Physical Demand Requirements as outlined below

• Ability to comply with the Resident Bill of Rights and the Employee Responsibilities

• Ability to comply with organizational and departmental safety policies and procedures

• Ability to perform Essential Duties as outlined below

Shift: Variable

External Company Name: Forefront Living

External Company URL:

Street: 8600 Skyline Drive