Cook

Oakland, CA

Pacifica Senior Living is looking for a Full-Time and Part-Time Cook to join our team!

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.
  • English Required

EEOC Statement:

The above statements are intended to be a general description. 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.

Pacifica is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and maintaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, and any other status protected by state or federal law. As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, we comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to make reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Qualified individuals are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

JOB CODE: 1000038