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Cook - Varied Shifts (On-call)

Eskaton Properties, Inc.
401(k)
11390 Coloma Road (Show on map)
February 17, 2024
Description

Eskaton is a nonprofit senior services provider serving Northern California's older adults for over 55 years. With over 1,700 employees and 28 communities and services in Northern California, Eskaton is a great company to join and build your career.

Certified in 2022 as "A Great Place to Work," Eskaton genuinely cares about the financial security, health and well-being of their staff members. In addition to competitive pay and comprehensive benefits including a 401K retirement fund matching program, Eskaton employees appreciate knowing their work makes a real difference in the community and in the lives they touch.

At Eskaton, being inclusive is one of our core values. This means that we celebrate diversity and equity for all who live and work with us, building a culture of belonging and community across the aging spectrum.

The starting salary for this position ranges from $19.50 to $23.88/hour.

Position Summary:

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.

Eskaton Gold River is a picturesque senior living community consisting of 55 assisted living units, 23 memory care units and 17 pre-memory care units. The Gold River staff focuses on wellness, nutrition and socialization to enhance the life experience of each resident. Many members of our team have been with us for more than eight years and are part of the tight-knit community that residents enjoy. Eskaton's dietary department offers desirable shifts on a regular weekly schedule, and our teams work together to prepare and serve gourmet meals for our residents in a collaborative, welcoming and positive environment. Our dietary staff also get to enjoy their evenings as shifts are finished by 8:00 PM.

Qualifications

Education:

High school graduate or GED.

Training and Experience:

Must have one to two years recent experience as a cook.

Serve Safe Certification.

Job Knowledge:

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 veteran status.

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