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Lead Cook

Company: Piper Shores
Location: Scarborough
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Piper Shores is Maines premier nonprofit continuing care retirement community, offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing Care for our residents with a person-centered approach to care.The Lead Cook is a leadership position within the Food & Nutrition department that provides assistance to the Sous and Executive Chefs as well as overall guidance and mentoring to line and prep cooks. This is a great leadership opportunity for career-minded individuals looking to expand their responsibilities in a position that offers excellent work/life balance with no early mornings or late nights. All the fun of a restaurant environment without the stress or grind! Experience in ala carte, banquets, and multi-outlet is a plus.Responsibilities:Preparing food including cleaning and cutting ingredients, cooking main, side and appetizer dishes.Prepares mis en place in advance of meal service.Ensures that food orders are prepared and plated based on Executive Chefs standards.Works as a team and effectively communicating with managers, chefs and fellow members of staff in order to address any needs requested by guests. Serves as a positive role model to other by maintaining composure and effective communication.Maintains solid knowledge of all food products, sanitation standards, and all policies/procedures and is able to apply culinary techniquesCompletes daily reporting and assists Sous Chef with administrative responsibilities such as ordering, organizing, assigning cleaning projects, etc.Experience Level:Prior line cook experience required in a fine or casual fine dining establishment 2 years preferred.Benefits:Health, dental and vision insurance as low as $60/month for a top-tier plan100% company sponsored short and long-term disability and life insurance18 days of Paid Time Off to start, PTO buy-back feature8 holidays (double pay for working holidays) and 2 paid personal daysRetirement plan option with up to 4% company matchEmployee referral bonuses up to $1,000Growth opportunities and career pathways with tuition reimbursementRegular employee appreciation events including meals, raffles and contestsGift cards for outstanding serviceGenerous annual performance increases to base payPiper Shores is dedicated to a policy of compliance with all federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination in employment.Consistent with the Maine Human Rights Act and the American with Disabilities Act, applicants may request a reasonable accommodation if needed to participate in the application process.Under Maine law, all employees working in congregate care facilities must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Influenza, and required Public Health vaccines such as MMR/TB/etc. COVID boosters are not required. A two-step TB test is required upon Jobble

Keywords: Piper Shores, New England , Lead Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Scarborough, Northeast

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