Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill
  • Lafayette Hill, PA, USA
  • Full Time Day and Evening

Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill is hiring a Cook. This is a Full Time Day, Evening and Every Other Weekend opportunity.

Our Mission:

At Masonic Villages of Pennsylvania, our mission is simple; it is a Mission of Love. Our caring communities and services assist individuals, families, and children in realizing their potential and enjoying the highest possible quality of life through the traditions of Freemasonry.

Why Choose Masonic Villages:

For over 146 years, we've been living out our mission of caring for people and enriching the lives of others. To do this successfully, we need a team of individuals who are:

  • Committed to providing heartfelt customer service
  • Talented, and seeking ongoing professional growth & enrichment
  • Innovative and accepting of change
  • Invested in contributing to our team environment. 

Recognizing our employees as our strongest asset, we value each unique person for their strength, contribution, and heart. We offer an intuitive benefits package, including some of the best compensation in our industry, because we know when our team is healthy, fulfilled, and able to pursue their dreams, they are empowered to make dreams come true every day for our residents.

What You'll Do:

As a Cook, you will carry out our Mission of Love by providing the best quality dining service, through continuous training, to maintain an enjoyable dining experience for our residents in a clean, healthy, and safe environment. Our Cooks are responsible for the following:

  • Provides an enjoyable dining experience for our residents while maintaining a clean, healthy, and safe environment.  Reports upon first notice any environmental situation which could pose a threat to the safety or well-being of the Masonic Village Residents.
  • Uses chemicals, cleaning agents, and equipment safely and effectively to accomplish assigned tasks in accordance with food safety regulations established by federal, state, local and private accreditation organizations.  Uses best practices related to the safe and sanitary handling, preparation, storage, and service of foods, including proper hand washing, wearing gloves, changing gloves frequently, maintaining a clean uniform, sanitizing work surfaces and tools between uses, proper dating, labeling, and rotation of food products.  Monitors, maintains, and documents temperatures for food and for refrigerator / freezer units.  Reports out of range temperatures to supervisor upon first notice.
  • Completes dining services duties in a timely manner as assigned by supervisor in accordance with established dietary policies and procedures.  Responsible for overseeing the preparation and cooking of all food items to the highest quality standards.  Responsible for monitoring meals and to take appropriate corrective actions in response to identified irregularities in flavor, appearance, temperature of food products.  Return disposal of food waste in safe and hygienic manner.
  • Uses dining equipment in a safe and effective manner as trained by supervisor.  Performs routine minor equipment cleaning and maintenance to ensure all equipment remains in a clean and operable condition.  Recognizes and reports upon first notice any equipment or environmental condition that needs corrective action or preventative maintenance.
  • Responsible for producing forecasted amounts utilizing Production Worksheets, using corrective recipe for consistency, and monitoring and recording temperatures for all food served.  Documents amounts prepared and leftover to support in the management and ordering of foods.
  • Responsible for supervision of Food Services staff in the absence of Dietary Management.

What You Definitely Have:

  • Two years of related experience required.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow standardized recipes, production sheets, and therapeutic and mechanically altered diets required.  Strong knowledge of sanitation practices and food services regulations preferred.
  • Good written, oral, organizational, and basic computer skills.
  • Associates degree or certificate in culinary arts issued by an accredited culinary school preferred.  Equivalent experience may be considered in place of degree or certificate where applicable.
  • Experience preparing a wide variety of foods, including soups, sauces, and gravies preferred.

Learn more about working at Masonic Villages of PA at our careers page: http://masonicvillages.org/careers/

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