Company : Name Sunnyside Care Center
Type Part-Time
{Part Time, Shift 10 am to 6:30 pm, Everyother Weekend & Rotating Holidays}
Posted Date
1 month ago(12/28/2021 8:14 AM)
US-MN-Lake Park


Do you love making people happy? Put your passion for customer service to work as a Cook at Sunnyside Care Center, an Ecumen-managed community in Lake Park, Minnesota!

We’re hiring friendly, service-oriented people like you to provide quality food and dining experiences for our residents, families and guests. As part of the Ecumen team, you’ll put people at the heart of what you do and find new ways to exceed people’s expectations every day.

Ecumen is over 150-years-old and one of the nation’s top 25 non-profit providers of senior housing and aging services. This year, we’re happy to celebrate our 10th year as a “Best Place to Work.”


The Cook 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

Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  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 status as a protected veteran.    
We participate in E-Verify.  


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