Shannex Cook Full Time in Saint John, NB


Branch Saint John NB CA

Saint John, NB

Consistently ensures food quality, presentation, and service delivery meet established department standards. Basic food safety training or other recognized food…

Shannex is a leader in seniors’ accommodation, service and care, providing Care at Home, Parkland Retirement Living and Nursing Home options across the Maritime region for 27 years.
The future is bright at Shannex. Today we have four Parkland Retirement Living campuses in New Brunswick, and we are continuing to grow with the announcement of our newest campus in Moncton, NB. If you are client-focused, results oriented, service oriented individual who wants to be part of a new and dynamic team, we want to hear from you.

Full Time (75 hours bi-weekly)
Saint John, NB

Reporting to the Executive Chef as a part of the Culinary Team, the Cook is responsible for planning & preparing meals for clients residing in all service lines including: Hospitality & Wellness, Assisted Living, Nursing Home and Memory Care. The Cook is also responsible for the receiving and inventory of food supplies as well as ensuring safety and sanitation standards are met.

Key Duties & Responsibilities Include:
Consistently ensures food quality, presentation, and service delivery meet established department standards. Ensures meals are attractive, the correct temperature and portion size, and that service is timely;

Follows production sheets to guide food preparation and assist with cost control;

Assists with preparation of food for special functions e.g. catering, theme dinners to ensure service meets established standards;

Familiarizes self with the specific needs of each client e.g. diet restrictions, allergies and special requests/accommodations;

Ensures completion of required documentation e.g. inventory counts, food and equipment temperature and cleaning checklists, security / lock-up checklists as required;

Assists with the process for checking and receiving of deliveries and inventory control. Ensures all supplies are stored, labelled, and rotated properly;

Processes pots, pans, and dishware and maintains sanitation dishwasher and dish sinks according to established cleaning guidelines as required;

Follows disposal procedures according to established waste management guidelines for organics, paper, plastics, cans/bottles, non-recyclable material, etc.;

Ensures kitchen appearance meets established standards for cleanliness and organization.

Requirements Include:
High School diploma or equivalent education;

Minimum of 5 years cooking experience;

Red Seal Journeyman’s papers;

Basic food safety training or other recognized food safety certification;

Ability to read and write the English language;

Supplemental Qualifications considered an asset:
First Aid and CPR certification;

Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementia Care Course;

Previous experience in working with the elderly in long-term care or a seniors independent living environment

“Great People Striving for Great Things” is one of the pillars of our Strategic Plan. Shannex is committed to offering the best environment for employees where everyone takes pride in their work and in the organization. Our staff are committed to service excellence and are supported with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are building a culture that supports the balance between work and personal life.

We offer a comprehensive compensation package, attractive benefits plan, on–site parking, and flexible scheduling.

If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization please apply by April 9, 2017.

All applicants will be kept in strict confidence. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Saint John, NB, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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