Cook

Milestone Retirement Communities - Marquette, MI

Part-time
Brookridge Heights is a state-of-the-art Assisted Living and Memory Care provider located in the quaint and historic town of Marquette, Michigan. Our facility is Marquette's only Licensed Assisted Living Community! Our Senior Living in Marquette, Michigan, offers the perfect mix of personal care and hospitality tailored to meet the individual needs of residents.

At Brookridge Heights, we believe in giving residents control over their lives and encouraging independence and socialization all while providing exceptional care. You'll love how our friendly and relaxed atmosphere makes it easy to meet new friends and fill your day with a number of fun and engaging activities. Located close to premier shopping, dining, and medical services, we offer all the things you need to fill your days with fun and give you peace of mind.

Now Hiring Full and Part-Time Cooks!

This position works under the Director, Food Service and supports all activities of the Food Service Department and Dining Room. The position is responsible for quality of meals served, quality of service delivery during meal service, and for compliance with special diets offered by the community.

Responsibilities:
Support the Director, Food Service with planning, directing, controlling, communicating, and coaching in the Food Service Department.
Respond to resident likes and dislikes maintaining high resident satisfaction. Ensure that all foods are prepared to satisfaction of residents and in accordance with safe food handling practices.
Maintain food temperatures and time controls during storage, production, and serving according to required food safety standards.
Circulate in the dining room to ascertain resident preferences and satisfaction with meals.
Maintain a clean kitchen and dining area.
Foster teamwork with co-workers, show initiative in overcoming obstacles, take actions to assist others beyond job responsibilities, and have a positive impact on co-workers, residents, and visitors.
Perform other duties as assigned or needed.

Requirements:
Must have compassion for and desire to work with seniors!
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Minimum one year of experience in food service required. Minimum three years’ experience in food service preferred.
Obtain Food Handlers Permit (as required by state regulation).
Strong written and verbal communication skills, personnel skills, and community relations skills are essential.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.
Apply with your resume TODAY to schedule your interview for this exciting opportunity!