Memphis, Tennessee, United States

When you work at Heritage at Irene Woods, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What’s more, you are part of an extraordinary company – one that’s investing in the future of senior living by investing in you. Don’t just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life!

Heritage at Irene Woods is recruiting for a hospitality focused Cook to join our team! This position is responsible for full-scope, hands on production cooking in the Community Culinary Services Department.  Is responsible for maintaining a superior level of quality service and cleanliness at all times.  

Here are a few of the daily responsibilities of a Cook:

  • Exemplify at all times Community standards of cleanliness, sanitation and operational organization.
  • Responsible for adhering to food quality, appearance and presentation standards at all times.
  • Produce and serve menu cycle programs that are compliant with required Nutritional/Dietary criteria as required by local regulations and correctly prepare diets provided per Policy and Procedure.
  • Exhibit cooking standards of speed, accuracy, and efficiency.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in all areas of cooking preparation and production.
  • Assist with serving of meals and ware washing as necessary.
  • Visit residents periodically to evaluate food service such as quality, quantity, temperature, and appearance; and conduct evaluations to make revisions in operations / procedures to promote improved food service.
  • Represent the community in a warm and inviting manner, which creates a positive marketing environment.
  • Supports creating a culture where the business decisions made in this position, along with individual employee engagement, drive top-line revenue and occupancy. 

Here are a few of the qualifications we need you to have:

  • High school diploma
  • Culinary degree preferred
  • Minimum of one year restaurant/senior living or equivalent cooking experience

The Community embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, all employees are expected as a condition of employment to practice the LCS Hospitality Promises™ in all interactions with residents, fellow employees, and guests: 

  •  We greet you warmly, by name and with a smile. 
  •  We treat everyone with courteous respect. 
  •  We anticipate your needs and act accordingly. 
  •  We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner. 
  •  We hold ourselves and one another accountable. 
  •  We make you feel important. 
  •  We embrace and value our differences. 
  •  We ask, “Is there anything else I can do for you?” 
  •  We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.
  •   We pay attention to details.

Many roles in the community may require that we ask about your vaccination status. This could include MMR, chicken pox, hepatitis, and flu vaccine status.

If you're an enthusiastic, compassionate, senior care professional who is passionate about hospitality and senior engagement- please apply, we'd love to get to know you!

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