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St. James Place is Louisiana's first Continuing Care Retirement Community and has been established since 1983. Our continuum of care includes independent living, long term and skilled nursing care, assisted living, companion services, and two distinct levels of memory care to fit the individual needs of each resident. Our dedicated team of staff members provide a high-quality lifestyle to our residents that includes fine dining, social activities and events, transportation, housekeeping and more. Our healthcare area is continually rated with 5-stars, which is a great indication of the quality of care delivered by our compassionate staff. Our secure, serene campus is on a beautiful stretch of 52-acres on Lee Drive in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and provides a beautiful work environment with free parking. On our campus, there is a salon and fitness center available to our staff at a discounted rate. Also, our Acorn Cafe, on campus is available for staff to purchase a delicious hot lunch. We pride ourselves on excellent leadership and a caring, professional staff that help our residents to Live Life Well.
Hours for this position will vary. Shifts are 11a - 7p and 6a to 2p
Prepares the kitchen and food production areas for use; creatively prepares recipes which are palatable and nutritious; ensures that safe and high quality food service is provided at all times and that sanitation guidelines are met; accurately forecasts amounts of food required and obtains appropriate amounts of required foods from storage areas. Works in conjunction with projection aides assists with mentoring or training as necessary.
High school diploma or GED; formal education as a Cook preferred; experience in a food service setting, with training in preparation and service of foods, estimating quantities, and principles of sanitation and safe handling of food and equipment. He or she must be committed to the residents, reliable to his or her co-workers, self-motivated, and able to meet food production deadlines. Excellent attendance and punctuality work habits.
Physical requirements include standing for long periods, frequent lifting of heavy objects, such as pots and pans; working in kitchen areas requiring ability to withstand hot conditions due to food preparation.
Forecasts amounts of food to be prepared and procures foods from storage areas
Prepares hot and cold food (entrees, soups, salads, etc.) following established recipes for all meal services and special events
Cleans work area and all equipment used in food preparation
Follows safety and sanitation rules and practices
Completes any reports or logs
High school diploma or GED required
One year of relevant experience
Experience in a food service setting
Ability to comprehend written and verbal instructions and relay information to others.
Good human relation and interpersonal skills
Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed
Discounted Fitness Center Membership
Employee Assistance Program
Excellent benefit packages available for full-time and certain part-time positions
Long-term Disability Insurance
403(b) Retirement Plan with company match