Pacific Retirement Services

  • Cook II

    Job Location US-CA-Davis
    Job ID
    2019-6876
    Category
    Dining/Food Services
    Location/Org Data : Name
    University Retirement Community
  • Overview

    University Retirement Community is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located in Davis, California. Residents enjoy comfortable, carefree lifestyles in private, pet-friendly apartment or cottage homes, where they have the security of knowing a comprehensive continuum of care is available on campus, should their health care needs change.

     

    Currently we are seeking a Full-Time Cook II. The succesful candidate must work as part of the culinary team to produce lunch & dinner menu items, including items pertaining to diets, tray line needs, and special events. To work closely with the Chefs and Sous Chefs to assure that the company dining needs are met in a timely manner. To supervise and teach prep cooks the proper handling techniques of food, equipment and food prep.

     

    Competitive benefit package: Use of the campus fitness facility, one complimentary meal per shift, 100% paid medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k) with match (vested after one year), profit-sharing plan, paid vacation, holidays, sick time, and floating holiday. Competitive wage based on experience.

     

    Pre-employment testing includes drug testing, fingerprint background check, reference checks, TB test and physical examination.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Under direction of the Chefs and Sous Chefs, prepare lunch and dinner for the Dining Room, tray line, 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.
    • Set up dinner serving line and buffet lines. 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. Relieve carver on buffet line as needed.
    • Break down serving line after dinner and ensure that all food is dated and properly put away or disposed of.
    • Other duties as asigned

     

    Qualifications

    • Must have 3-5 years’ experience, preferably in high production kitchen with quality standards in preparation and presentation.
    • Must be able to prepare soups, gravies, and sauces from scratch. Is competent in roasting, braising and sauté techniques.
    • Should have experience in working ala carte dinner line.

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