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Chef / Cook

Company: Harrison Senior Living of Coatesville
Location: Coatesville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Chef / Cook Job Category: Dining
Requisition Number: CHEFC001103
Schedule: Full-Time Coatesville, PA, 19320, USA "Looking for a career with a purpose? Join our family!" Harrison Senior Living has been awarded the " GREAT P LACE TO WORK!" through the Activated Insights® Survey Group. 74% of our employees say this is a great place to work ! At Harrison Senior Living we are dedicated to providing our residents with the very best in independent senior care and assisted living so their families can have peace of mind. Our home-like atmospheres offer a comfortable environment with the security of knowing that exceptional care is being given at all times. In keeping with the ideals of our founders and owners/operators, only those with the strongest work ethics and highest standards comprise our teams. Aligned professionals are encouraged to keep in touch. We are now looking for a Cook for our Coatesville location. Position Summary Experienced full-service Chef/Cook. Candidate must be able to lead a small team, drive revenue, maximize productivity and motivate a team. Most chefs/cooks attend a two-year culinary program and then work their way up the ranks of a kitchen: line cook, sous chef, and finally executive chef. Experience is very important and generally this will supersede formal education. Must also be able to effectively manage kitchen staff and maintain a clean kitchen. Essential Responsibilities

  • Running the Kitchen and ensuring quality service.
  • Ensuring sanitation and food safety.
  • Kitchen Safety.
  • Have a team meeting before service of meal.
  • Prep work and maintenance of quality standards.
  • Communicating clearly with Director, kitchen and service staff.
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.
  • Prepare and assist in serving meals in accordance with the menu and recipes.
  • Provide proper plate-up and portion control.
  • Maintain and record proper temperature controls, food storage and food rotation.
  • Perform all side work and setup/breakdown duties as assigned.
  • Adhere to safety and sanitary practices.
  • Stock supplies; Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment.
  • Plan and direct kitchen activities.
  • Supervise staff to maintain quality and hygiene levels.
  • Ensure service runs smoothly.
  • Overseeing and assisting with food production tasks
  • Ensuring that quality and cost standards are consistently obtained.
  • Menu creation.
  • Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat etc.).
  • Check food while cooking to stir or turn.
  • Ensure great presentation by dressing dishes before they are served.
  • Check quality of ingredients.
  • Monitor stock and let Director know there are shortages.
    Minimum Job Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or Culinary Degree
    • ServSafe certification preferred.
    • 3-5 years of cooking experience preferred.
    • Experience in fast-paced food environment required.
    • Display a positive attitude.
      ***All employees/contractors/interns/volunteers are required to provide our office with proof of COVID vaccination. We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace. We do not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, past or present receipt of disability-related services or supports, marital status, veteran status, or any other class of persons protected by federal, state or local law.


Keywords: Harrison Senior Living of Coatesville, Wilmington , Chef / Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Coatesville, Delaware

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