Long Term Care Cook - York, ON

Long Term Care Cook


Casual Cook Position must be available during the week and weekends

Temporary F/T Position (January)


Job Description

Responsibilities

• Prepare and/or be responsible for the preparation/delivery of all foods for residents, guests and employees;
• Follow menu and production documentation when preparing food.
• Ensure use of proper food handling techniques;
• Complete daily temperature audits for fridge, freezers and storerooms
• Prepare and serve foods for therapeutic /speciality diets according to planned menus;
• Make menu substitutions as necessary and record these in designated place;
• Ensure service of meals and nourishments are on time.
• Follow daily production charts, standardized recipes and daily composite menus
• Comply with all provincial/municipal regulations and established dietary department policies and procedures;
• Participate actively in planning/preparing special occasion and theme meal days;
• Attend department and facility staff meetings, in-services and other necessary training sessions;
• Follow and comply with health and safety legislation and departmental safe job procedures;
• Complete all other tasks as assigned by Manager.

Qualifications
• Must possess a Food Handler's Certificate;
• Must be a certified Cook.
• Knowledge in large quantity food preparation, preferably in a healthcare or retirement setting;
• Knowledgeable of the Provincial Food Premises Regulation and Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating;
• Knowledge of and experience with special and therapeutic diets;
• Physically able to lift and transfer heavy, hot items and stand for majority of shift

Pay Rate: $19.60 with deduction while on probation.

Please email. Tia.crawford@compass-canada.com
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