Cook – Residential Living Facility

Local Health Care facility is looking for Cooks. AM and Evenings are available.

The Cook will be responsible for the preparation of desirable and healthy food for residents, employees, and guests under sanitary conditions and will assist in maintaining a positive physical and social environment for the residents.

Food Preparation and Cleaning
• Assist Food Service management to ensure food is prepared and cooked in a nutritional, appetizing fashion, and presented in an attractive manner
• Use proper food handling and sanitation practices during all preparation and cooking activities
• Communicate with staff and residents and document concerns, suggestions, or menu changes
• Assist in serving food at mealtime and clearing tables
• Ensure all utensils, dishes, equipment, work areas, and floors are cleaned properly and in a timely manner and adhering to infection control, foodborne illness prevention, harmful chemical handling, sanitation, and fire and safety procedures
• Store food properly

• Attend meetings and in-service training sessions as required and in accordance with state guidelines
• Assist Food Service Supervisor/Director in orienting new employees

• Ability to prepare palatable foods that are appetizing in appearance
• Knowledge of safety and sanitary requirements
• Ability to learn basic tasks and follow written and verbal instructions
• Pleasant, friendly, and helpful at all times ensuring proper and timely service
• Well-groomed and able to follow dress requirements

• High School degree or equivalent preferred must be 16 years or older. In NC, must be 18 years or older if operating power-driven machines such as a meat slicer, mixer, etc.
• Culinary arts experience preferred
• CPR, First-Aid, Serv-Safe certifications are a plus
• Ability to work in an environment conducive to caring for residents without posing a substantial safety or health threat to self or others
• Ability to work well with others and promote a team environment

Location: Kill Devil Hills, NC


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