• Prep Cook (Short Order Cook)

    Job Locations US-PA-Hatboro
    Location : Name
    Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland
    11:00am - 7:00pm
    Dining/Culinary & Nutritional Services
  • Overview

    Do you aspire to enhance the lives of others while enjoying a positive work environment?


    Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) is dedicated to making a compelling difference in the lives of our residents through providing excellence and innovation in aging services. If you are looking for an inspiring and rewarding workplace, Wesley Enhanced Living is a great place to be!


    Wesley Enhanced Living is a retirement community providing Independent Living, Personal Care, and Skilled Nursing services to senior adults. We are seeking individuals whose values align with Wesley Enhanced Living’s values of Grace, Honor, and Integrity. Ideal candidates will be:


    • Kind and Compassionate
    • Honest and Trustworthy
    • Committed to Moral and Ethical Principles
    • Driven to Provide Enhanced Living to Our Residents


    Wesley Enhanced Living is working to set a new paradigm in aging services by always doing the right thing and we need YOU to help us discover new ways to achieve this goal.


    Discover the Art of Living and Working WEL


    The Prep Cook is responsible for creating an enjoyable dining experience for residents and their guests in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, with WEL established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the management and supervisory staff, to assure that quality service is provided at all times.


    Prep Cook essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


    • Responsible for creating an enjoyable dining experience for residents and their guests.
    •  Is familiar with menu, including key ingredients and preparation methods.

    • Ability to make good decisions in handling situations that may occur in the daily operations. Serve resident’s promptly in an orderly and well mannered way, following accepted standard meal service routines.
    • Prepares foods for the daily menu and preps for the following day.
    • Complete all assigned side-work and sign off checklist according to station assignment.
    • Follow proper storage procedures for any food items (label, cover, date etc)
    • Follows all safety and sanitation rules and regulations.
    • Possesses the ability to follow instructions, work well with others and maintain a good rapport with residents.
    • Follows recipes.
    • Stores left-over food properly by labeling and dating items.
    • Maintains kitchens in a neat and sanitary manner
    • Takes charge of food: assures garnishing
    • Helps with special events and catering.
    • Assist in inventory controls (food rotation and storage)
    • Maintain Recipe compliance
    • Must be able to use dish room equipment and tools.
    • Know all protocols regarding HACCP standards.
    • Performs all washing following set codes regarding temperatures, sanitizing
    • Sorts and cleans utensils, knives
    • Cleans and sanitizes all cooking pots and pans
    • Removes and discards all trash and recyclables to proper area.
    • Refers problems to a member of the management and supervisory staff.
    • Follows rules concerning required uniform and personal appearance. Consistently present a clean, professional appearance.
    • Locations Demonstrates knowledge of fire safety procedures, and assists with evacuation of residents to a safer location in the event of fire or other emergency.
    • Cooperates with staff of other departments in performing job duties.
    • Identify safety hazards or acute resident problems and inform manager of needed attention.


    Related Experience: 1 to 2 years’ experience preferred


    Education or Degree Requirements: High School Diploma or GED preferred


    Licenses, Certifications, Registrations: Sanitation certification or willingness to get certified


    Equal Opportunity Employer


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