Cooks needed (Part time)

  Toronto

Mission Statement: Understand the aspirations of seniors and respond with innovative supports.

Vision Statement: Building inclusive communities where all seniors are connected to living their best possible life.

Position: Cook
Hours of Work: Part-time
Reports to: Restaurant Operations Manager & Chef
Date posted: December 1,2021
Deadline: December 17,2021

Position Summary
The cook is responsible to prepare and cook meals for older adults and seniors, coordinate the meal preparation and provide other support duties to promote health and safety of clients and other staff.

Responsibilities:
Prepares and cooks meals for older adults and senior clients
Prepares and cooks a wide variety of regular and special diet meals (including Chinese, South Asian and Western) according to prescribed or planned menus
Determines serving sizes and estimates quantity of food supply requirements
Plans menus for daily lunch and dinner specials as required
2. Manages the meal preparation for different programs and activities.
Takes inventory of supplies on hand and orders required food supplies, ingredients, and other consumables on a scheduled basis as determined by menu and estimated number of clients.
Checks and inspects deliveries of food supplies for quantity and quality of items and rejects or returns incorrect items or poor quality of fresh products
Coordinates meal preparation for variety of center programs
3. Performs other support duties
Reports to supervisor about all existing or potential hygiene and safety hazard and risk.
Understands and complies with all legislative guidelines regarding Health & Safety in the workplace
Maintains kitchen equipment, reports to supervisor about needs of purchase, necessary repairs, and any safety concerns in a timely manner
Cleans and sanitizes all food preparation equipment and ensures they are kept in safe and operable condition on a daily basis
Reports to supervisor about any food services related issues for quality improvement

Education:
Community College Diploma in Food Services and/or Nutrition, or equivalent
Food Handler Certification

Experience and Skills:
Experience in preparing meals for 35 people or more
Experience in food services for older adults, seniors or others with menu planning including special diets an asset
Good organizational and time management skills
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Experience working in a culturally diverse environment
Preparing Chinese and South Asian meals an asset
Able to work in a busy kitchen with high pressure and as part of a team
Ability to speak a second language is an asset

Other:
Vulnerable Sector screening required
Proof of vaccination required for this position
Senior Persons Living Connected (SPLC) is a diverse work environment. We encourage applications from all persons, including persons with disabilities. Accommodation will be provided, if needed, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act.

If you are interested please go to the Careers page on the SPLC website and APPLY.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

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