Pacific Retirement Services

  • Cook - $500 SIGN ON BONUS - No Late Nights

    Job Location US-WI-Madison
    Job ID
    Dining/Food Services
    Location/Org Data : Name
    Capitol Lakes
  • Overview

    Capitol Lakes is a vibrant Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in the heart of downtown Madison, and a part of Pacific Retirement Services. Located a block off the capitol square, our residents enjoy a beautiful homelike atmosphere and have the finest amenities available within their own community. As a CARF accredited CCRC Capitol Lakes represents the leading edge of what is new in wellness and health care. Enjoy the benefits of working in our 85 bed, 5 Star, Skilled Nursing Facility that values patient centered care.


    We are currently seeking experienced Line Cooks to work in our restaurant venues as part of our culinary team. Click for more information about our venues



    We Offer  

    • Frequently-changing menus
    • Creative input on daily specials and menu items
    • The use of fresh ingredients, through local growers we partner with
    • No late nights
    • Rotating weekends and holidays
    • Above average pay and benefits



    Work Schedule

    Variable.  There are two different shifts, breakfast/lunch 6:00 am - 2:00 pm or lunch/dinner 11:30 am - 8:00 pm. Must have flexibility to work rotating weekends and holiday shifts as needed.





    • Under direction of the Chefs and Sous Chefs, prepare breakfast, lunch, or dinner for the Dining Room, and special events.
    • Under direction of the Chefs and Sous Chefs, delegate to other staff members specific duties that must be done to accomplish dining needs, working ahead as much as possible.
    • Have all food and condiments necessary for that meal set up and ready to serve 10 minutes prior to service.
    • Make sure that there is an adequate backup supply of food to ensure efficient service at all times.
    • Break down line after service and ensure that all food is dated and properly put away or disposed of.
    • Maintain clean and orderly work area at all times. Maintain product rotation in walk-in and freezer in kitchen. Maintain orderly dry storage in kitchen.
    • Maintain high level of sanitation in the kitchens.
    • Train new kitchen staff.
    • Must clean any machinery that is used-slicers, buffalo chopper, mixers, etc.
    • Any member of the culinary team must be flexible and be willing to fill any position they are qualified for in any venue.



    • Must have a miniumum of 3 years of Cook experience, preferably in high production kitchen with quality standards in preparation and presentation.
    • Must be able to prepare basic sauces, soups, and gravies from scratch.  Must understand roasting, braising and sauté techniques.
    • Should have experience in working line.
    • Completion of culinary program is highly desirable.


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