Company: Eskaton Village Grass Valley
Location: Grass Valley
Posted on: January 12, 2022
*** $1,500 Sign-On Bonus for those hired before March 31, 2022!
Some restrictions apply ***With over 2,000 employees and 36+
properties in Northern California, Eskaton is a great company to
join and build a solid career with.Certified in 2019 as "A Great
Place to Work" by Fortune Magazine and selected in 2018 by the
Sacramento Business Journal as one of the "Best Places to Work,"
Eskaton genuinely cares about the financial security, health and
well-being of their staff members. Eskaton is a nonprofit senior
services provider serving Northern California's older adults for
over 50 years. Through innovative approaches to health, housing and
social services, Eskaton is Transforming the Aging Experience by
offering life-enriching experiences and creating a culture of
purposeful living. Well-being is the very center of our philosophy,
and we express our belief that Age is Beautiful by celebrating the
lives of older adults throughout the Eskaton family. In addition to
competitive pay and comprehensive benefits that include a
company-funded retirement program, Eskaton employees appreciate
knowing their work makes a real difference in the community and in
the lives they touch.Our Benefits include but are not limited
- Wellness programs upon hire
- Employee Assistance Program
- Health Plan, including dental and vision coverage
- Company paid life insurance
- Retirement Plan, 100% company funded / minimum account balance
$4,000 (Minimum eligibility requirements apply)
- Paid Time Off programs
- Voluntary benefits & supplemental insurance availableThis
position is eligible for Eskaton's health benefits package the
first of the month following 60 days of employment and Paid Time
Off benefits program after 90 days of employment. Some benefits may
not be applicable to on call or part time employees.Position
The Cook is responsible for the preparation and serving of meals
for the residents, for cooking a variety of foods that ensure the
highest quality and resident satisfaction, maintains cleanliness of
food services area. supervises the kitchen staff in the absence of
Manager or Lead Cook.Position Responsibilities include:
- Applies sanitation and safety techniques while working.
- Responsible for all kitchen activities in the absence of the
Food and Nutrition Manager/Lead Cook.
- Prepares, cooks meals according to menus and recipes and
adheres to all diets.
- Measures and mixes food ingredients according to recipes and
menus, preparing all types of food according to accepted food
production methods and regulatory requirements.
- Practices and applies portion control during preparation and
service of all diets.
- Performs cleaning and maintenance of kitchen community and
equipment according to schedules, and procedures. Maintains
- Communicates and changes or substitutions on daily menus to
- Ensures proper labeling, dating and rotation of foods in all
- Works in accordance with safety guidelines established by the
community with emphasis on the use of proper body mechanics and
safe work practices.
- Familiar with food service disaster plan.
High school graduate or GED.Training and Experience:
Must have one to two years recent experience as a cook.Serve Safe
Must have knowledge of safe food handling and preparation. Must
have knowledge of good practices to avoid waste and misuse. Must
have the ability to present foods in an attractive and palatable
manner and to test quality of food by taste and smell. Must have a
broad knowledge of breakfast, lunch and dinner entree preparation.
Must have a broad knowledge of scratch soups, sauces/gravies,
starches and vegetables.The final candidate must successfully pass
Eskaton's post offer, pre-employment testing which includes a
criminal background check, drug test, COVID test, TB screen test
and health screen.Eskaton is an Equal Opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected
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