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Company: The Laurels of Defiance
Location: Defiance
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Do you enjoy preparing delicious meals? Are you compassionate and have a longing to serve individuals who may struggle with health and physical limitations? Would you like to foster your passion for the culinary arts?
If you are interested in joining a team that recognizes your dedication and passion for excellence in food and hospitality, consider joining our team of food professionals. At The The Laurels of Defiance, a beautifully-crafted meal can put a smile on someone's face and make their day.
The Laurel Health Care Company offers one of the leading employee benefit packages in the industry. This includes:

  • Comprehensive health insurance - medical, dental and vision
  • 401K with matching funds
  • , a voluntary benefit that allows associates at our facilities the ability to access their pay when they need it.
  • Paid time off (beginning after six months of employment) and paid holidays
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Tuition reimbursement and student loan forgiveness
  • Free CNA/STNA certification
  • Zero cost uniforms

    • Legacy,our new virtual community and rewards & recognitions program

      When you work with Laurel Health Care Company, you will join an experienced, hard-working team that values communication and collaboration.
      Why just work when you can help shape a legacy?
      A cook at The Laurels prepares delicious, nourishing and well-balanced meals to meet the daily nutritional and special dietary needs of each guest. In addition, the cook:

      • Follows standardized recipes.
      • Prepares foods that correspond to the menu cycles developed by registered dietitians.
      • Cooks or prepares appetizing, well-presented and nutritionally-adequate meals in quantities that are served at the proper temperatures and within the appropriate time frames.
      • Uses food supplies and equipment in an efficient and economic manner to prevent waste.
      • Prepares and maintains food alternatives to accommodate guest choices and refusals of meals served.
      • Supervises culinary staff with regard to food storage, food preparation, tray assembly and cleaning.

        In the absence of the chef and/or dietary manager, the cook supervises the culinary center's employees.
        Education and/or Experience

        • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
        • One year of experience as a cook in an institutional food service setting preferred.

          Ciena Healthcare
          We are a national organization of skilled nursing, subacute, rehabilitative, and assisted living providers dedicated to achieving the highest standards of care in five states including Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina, and Indiana.
          We serve our residents with compassion, concern, and excellence, believing that every one of them is a unique person who deserves our best each day that we care for them. If you have a passion for improving the lives of those around you and working with others who feel the same way.

Keywords: The Laurels of Defiance, Fort Wayne , Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Defiance, Indiana

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