• Cook

    Company : Name Heritage at Irene Woods
    ID 2019-15847
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(11/13/2019 11:56 AM)
  • Overview

    Heritage at Irene Woods seeks a Cook to join its team.  Heritage at Irene Woods is developed and owned by Edward Rose & Sons, known for creating amenity-rich communities where people can appreciate comfortable and affordable living in beautiful settings. Partnering with Edward Rose & Sons is Ecumen, a not-for-profit organization that has grown to be one of the most innovative leaders in senior housing and services, empowering individuals to live richer and fuller lives. Heritage at Irene Woods consists of 110 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes as well as 30 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Memphis, Tennessee.


    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 job responsibilities include:

    1. Provides exemplary service to our residents, families and guests, ensuring all feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly and courteous service.

    2. Preps, prepares, cooks and serves meals to residents, families, guests and employees.  Properly operates and maintains all equipment in the food preparation area.  Reports production shortages/overages to the supervisor immediately. 

    3. Accurately follows directions and recipes.  Ability to convert recipes for various size groups.  Follows production guidelines for best product usage, portion control and use of leftovers.

    4. Maintains adequate inventory of food and supplies notifying supervisor if they are missing something. 

    5. 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.  Assists with stock and putting away groceries as directed.

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

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

    8. Demonstrates proper safety and sanitation techniques as part of the work.

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



    Minimum Required Qualifications:


    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written
    • Commercial kitchen experience
    • Knowledge of kitchen equipment
    • Sanitation certification or equivalent
    • 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 
    • Previous senior care experience

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Edward Rose & Sons and Ecumen are equal opportunity employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.


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