Cook

Snohomish, WA

Pacifica Senior Living is seeking an experienced and passionate Cook to join our team at our beautiful senior living community!

As a Cook, you will play a pivotal role in creating a delightful culinary experience for our residents. Your culinary expertise, creativity, and dedication to quality will contribute to the overall satisfaction and well-being of our residents.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and plan nutritious and well-balanced menus suitable for senior residents, considering their dietary needs and preferences.
  • Prepare and cook meals according to recipes, ensuring high quality and presentation standards.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of various cooking techniques, ingredients, and flavors.
  • Innovate and create new dishes to provide variety and excitement for our residents.
  • Collaborate with dietary staff and healthcare professionals to ensure meals meet specific dietary restrictions, including low sodium, diabetic-friendly, and modified textures as required.
  • Maintain strict adherence to food safety and sanitation guidelines. Ensure proper storage, handling, and preparation of food items. Monitor and record food temperatures regularly.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a cook in a similar culinary environment, preferably within a senior living community or healthcare setting.
  • Excellent culinary skills with the ability to create and prepare high-quality meals.
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and ability to maintain a clean and organized kitchen.
  • Experience in volume-batch cooking.
  • Experience in using cutting tools, cookware, and bakeware.
  • High School diploma or equivalent: A diploma from a culinary school will be an advantage.

Work schedule:

Weekend day shift

  • 7:00 am- 1:00 pm

Mid-day shift

  • 1:00pm - 6:30 pm

The above statements are intended to be generally descriptive but not exhaustive of all functions. The omission of a specific duty does not exclude it from the position if work is similar, related or logically assigned. Moreover, the description is subject to change as the needs of the employer or position change. The employer is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will comply with the ADA to make reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Qualified individuals are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Our facility practices COVID safety guidelines.

JOB CODE: 1000034