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Cook - Full Time

Location
Brookline, Massachusetts
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
16 Sep 2022

Cook

Maplewood at Weston 99 Norumbega Rd, Weston, MA 02493

Want to know what makes our employees eager about going to work every day? The people we serve. Being a part of Maplewood requires passion and a desire to help others. Each employee has the ability to touch the hearts of all our seniors and be a part of something bigger than themselves. It's not just a job. It's an extraordinary life.

Maplewood Senior Living is a state-of-the-art, forward-thinking senior living provider.  We offer a home-like, luxury environment for our residents, allowing them to live the good life in a safe environment.  As an associate of Maplewood Senior Living, you will have the ability to make a profound difference in the lives of seniors each and every day. As we continue to grow, we are seeking Cooks to become part of our family.  We invite you to take your first step toward a rewarding career with us!

What we offer

  • Competitive wages
  • Flexible shifts
  • Paid training & uniforms
  • Growth opportunities
  • Bonus & incentive programs
  • Competitive Benefits Package: including medical, dental, vision, 401K match, company paid time-off, life insurance policy, insurance deductibles and voluntary Aflac insurance for our full-time employees

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain inventory
  • Work with Culinary Services Director to order as needed
  • Prepare appetizing meals based on Maplewood standards
  • Clean and maintain food service areas
  • Engage with staff, residents, and guests to ensure high level of satisfaction
  • Led kitchen staff to maintain positive working environment with a strong focus on team

Education/Experience/Licensure/Certification

  • Serve Safe Certification required
  • Working knowledge of rules and regulations related to health and safety in food preparation
  • Knowledge of cooking times and temperatures essential in accordance to state guidelines
  • Knowledge of various cuts of meat and seasonings
  • Demonstrates ability in a wide range of food preparation and skills
  • Experience in dealing with seniors and their dietary needs preferred
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

Maplewood Senior Living conducts pre-employment screening including background check, drug screening and reference checks.

Due to Department of Public Health requirements, all candidates will be required to show valid proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (1 st vaccine, 2 nd vaccine, and booster) before commencing work, unless they receive an approved exemption from Maplewood.  Those who do not obtain full vaccination and booster within that time frame, without an approved exemption, will be terminated.  

Education

Required
  • High School or better
Preferred
  • Technical/other training or better

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred
  • Serve Safe Certificate
  • Training

Skills

Preferred
  • Leadership/Management Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Communication Skills
  • Planning/Organizing

Behaviors

Preferred
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred
  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Details

  • Job Reference: 714019632-2
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Maplewood at Weston
  • Location: Brookline, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent