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Pantry/Prep Cook - Full Time

Company: Baywood Court
Location: Castro Valley
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Baywood Court is committed to seniors so they may age in health, happiness and dignity.We are a very active non-profit, multi-level retirement community nestled in Castro Valley in search of motivated individuals with a willingness to learn and the desire to make a positive impact on the residents that live within our community. Our dedicated team takes the health and safety of all of our employees and residents very seriously through the protocols we've implemented to prevent or reduce transmission of the virus.Baywood Court strives to provide the highest level of hospitality to each resident and guest within our facility. Position available for a full time Pantry/Prep CookWe are a 24/7 facility therefore one must be able to work weekends and holidays as required.All applicants are required to complete and pass a drug screening, physical exam with tuberculosis (TB) skin test, and criminal clearance through FBI and Department of Justice. The background search includes minor misdemeanors and DUIs.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Responsible for preparing items for cooking. Must have knowledge of use of kitchen equipment.
  • Responsible for pantry organization. Prepares all cold sauces, dressings, salads, and desserts for customer service, salad bar, buffets, banquets and tableside service. Prepare all orders as turned in by wait staff and ensure all orders are cooked and according to order.
  • Prepares the preparation of all food served, following standard recipes and special diet orders. Plans food production to coordinate with meal serving hours, so that excellence, quality, temperature and appearance of food is preserved.
  • Determines amount and type of food and supplies required for daily menus and seeing that supplies are obtained from storage areas in adequate time for meal production.QUALIFICATIONS
    • Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicate effectively, and perform simple arithmetic. Ability to understand measurements and conversions.
    • A minimum of one to two years' kitchen experience as a prep-cook in a hotel, restaurant, club or similar institution.
    • Ability to plan and organize work, to interpret instructions, recipes, specifications and standards.
    • Knowledge of kitchen equipment operations and maintenance. Some knowledge of nutrition and diet.PHYSICAL DEMANDSMust be able to stand or walk for up to 8 hours per day. Must be able to bend, stoop, and stretch frequently throughout the day. Moderate to heavy physical effort needed infrequently. Manual dexterity for preparing food. Ability to use standard industrial kitchen appliances required. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. independently. May be exposed to extreme temperatures (freezers and stoves-range burners) for short periods of time. May be exposed to industrial cleaning chemicals. Must be able to see, hear, and communicate with others.What Can Baywood Court Offer You?
      • Generous PTO package (accrue up to 20 days within first year)
      • Eligible to enroll in the medical, dental, vision, life insurance plans the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment (FT employees)
      • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match - 4%!
      • Scholarships available for students currently in college or a certified trade school
      • Work/life balance
      • Company functions - Summer Outings, BBQs, Holiday Party, Monthly All Staff Meetings, Halloween Costume Contest, etc.
      • Sense of fulfillment and opportunity to form meaningful relationships with the elderlyPlease visit our career page: http://www.baywoodcourt.org/careers/Baywood Court is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Baywood Court, Castro Valley , Pantry/Prep Cook - Full Time, Hospitality & Tourism , Castro Valley, California

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