Lead Line Cook for Brand New Luxury Senior Living Community!
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Chef Job in Folsom, California
We are looking to hire a motivated, full time, Lead Line Cook for one of our newest communities, Oakmont of Folsom. The ideal candidates will have a passion for five star fine dining, is comfortable working in a resort style community, and is excited to work in a fast paced environment with modern cuisine in a state of the art kitchen. Oakmont of Folsom is a new premier assisted living senior community, opening in late summer of 2014, situated on beautifully landscaped campuses. Developed by Oakmont Senior Living, our communities provide exceptional quality, comfort and care with 5 star services and amenities. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES OF LEAD LINE COOK: -Prepare and work the line and cook all food items and meals in accordance with planned menus and recipes ensuring all meals and food prepared are of high quality, palatable and appetizing. -Assist in food preparation for special meals, parties, events, etc. -Prepare soups, appetizers, entrees, vegetables, side dishes, and desserts for both the regular and special diets for the residents, as well as the meals served to the staff and all special events requiring food service. -Prepare farm to fork quality products. -Assist in completing daily prep list for the line, and assist in delegating line prep tasks to prep cook and line cooks. -Plan the timing of food production to coordinate with meal serving hours so that quality, temperature, and appearance of food are preserved. -Maintain control over meal portions and food consistency. Estimate food requirements and controls serving portions thereby eliminating waste and leftovers. -Assist in maintaining walk-in, freezer, and dry storage; including cleaning, organizing, labeling, and rotating product. -Ensure that the next day’s items are in stock and pulled and thawing under refrigeration as dictated by the menus. -Open or close kitchen as dictated by department scheduling. -Ensure that stock levels of staple/non-staple food, supplies, equipment, etc., are organized and maintained at adequate levels at all times. -Work closely with the Sous Chef and Culinary Services Director in specifying and selecting food products. -Fills in on sous chef duties on the days where Sous Chef is out; including ordering produce, assisting chef with the supervision of the line and staff, etc. -Communicates directly with chef and sous chef on a weekly basis, through a leadership meeting of the Chef, Sous Chef, DRS, and other leads; to ensure that residents needs are being met. -Demonstrate flexibility in work schedule as evidenced by working holidays, evenings, weekends and additional shifts when necessary to ensure adequate coverage within the department. SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC: -Must be eighteen (18) years of age -Must have a high school diploma or equivalent -Prefer six (6) months experience working in a high end restaurant or similar environment as a cook -Creativity, fine dining experience and culinary school background preferred -Able to be flexible, adapt and respond to change, make decisions in stressful situations and prioritize tasks and projects. -Able to obtain and maintain valid first aid certification -Able to obtain and maintain valid Food Handler’s certification -Health screening required -Must pass criminal background check Oakmont Senior Living is a nationally recognized leader in the development and construction of high-end senior communities. The Oakmont team has designed and built 34 retirement communities on the West Coast, including continuing care retirement communities and independent living, assisted living, and memory care communities. From design to interiors, these communities have drawn positive reviews from residents, family members, and the senior housing industry. Please send resume with salary requirements to: [email protected]
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