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Ecumen Scenic Shores seeks a Cook to join its team. Starting wages up to $14.72 based on experience.


Ecumen Scenic Shores consists of 41 assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 44 Care Center beds, additional services for seniors requiring memory care and is located in Two Harbors, Minnesota


This position is responsible for proper food prep, cooking and service of food while recognizing special diets, resident’s dietary needs and requests. Maintains work area in proper order and follows established policies and procedures of the facility while demonstrating high levels of service. Complies with all federal and state regulations. Essential responsibilities include:


  1. Preps, prepares, cooks and serves meals to residents, families, guests and employees. Properly operates and maintains all equipment in the food preparation area.

  2. Accurately follows directions and converts recipes for various size groups. Follows production guidelines for best product usage, portion control and use of leftovers.

  3. Maintains adequate inventory of food and supplies.

  4. Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and efficiently organized work area. Products will be labeled, dated and rotated ensuring an adequate, fresh inventory of food and supplies.

  5. Partners with department leaders to maintain awareness of facility special events and activities to ensure adequate product and labor are available.

  6. Ensures residents with special diets receive appropriate food. Accommodates resident requests promptly.

  7. Integrates proper safety and sanitation techniques as part of the work.

  8. Partners effectively with others in a demanding and changing environment, supports all employees within the community as directed by the leadership team.

  9. Other duties as assigned.




Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance (if applicable)
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations


Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Commercial kitchen experience
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment
  • Previous senior care experience


All Ecumen employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.

Drug Free Workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer. Ecumen considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.