Landmark Senior Living Communities

  • Cook, FT

    Job Locations US-MA-West Springfield
    Posted Date 2 years ago(5/15/2017 12:17 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Landmark Senior Living Communities, an owner/operator of Assisted Living properties, is seeking a Cook in its Memory and Traditional Care building in West Springfield, MA. The position reports directly to the Food Service Manager.


    As part of the culinary team, the Cook reports to the Food Service Manager and takes part in all phases of preparation of food items to be served to Residents, staff, and guests.  The Cook must preserve and care for all food prepared and unprepared food so that waste and spoilage of perishables is reduced to a minimum.


    • Must be able to read, understand and prepare recipes without direction or confusion.
    • Must have the ability to prepare all meats, fish, soups, sauces, vegetables, and desserts and garnishes using an acceptable method; and are also appealing to the eye.
    • Must be able to prepare all food (including garnishes) ordered by Landmark Residents.
    • Proper garnish and the delivery, as needed or ordered.
    • Will take part in and be able to prepare all of the food for catered functions.  This should include:  Food preparation and assembly on display trays with appropriate garnishes.
    • Must help the chef with overall operations of kitchen.
    • Must take part in the sanitation of all food preparation work surfaces on a clean-as-you-go basis, as needed or assigned. 
    • Must perform other related tasks from time to time as directed by the Food Service Manager.


    • High School diploma or equivalent required.
    • One year related healthcare/food service experience preferred.
    • Prefer experience working within a restaurant or within the hospitality industry.
    • Must have completed or be willing to complete educational requirements imposed by State regulation.
    • Must have ability to read, write and communicate in English well.
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as currency, proportions, percentages, and volume.
    • Must be able to lift 50 pounds with or without assistance.
    • Training required in CPR/choking.
    • The employee must maintain confidentiality.


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