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Cheektowaga SNF Cook - Full Time in Cheektowaga, New York

Cook - Full Time

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Elderwood at Cheektowaga

Position Type
Regular Full-Time

6:00am - 6:00pm

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Are you looking for a new start? A great opportunity awaits with Elderwood!


Elderwood at Cheektowaga is seeking a FULL time cook to join our in-house dining team. Dietary experience inside of a healthcare facility is a PLUS!
(Part Time opportunity also available).
Shift Options:
6:00am - 6:00pm
Cook - Position Overview:
Meal times are highlights of daily life, and excellent nutrition and appetite appeal are central to the well-being of residents and patients. Our chefs, wait staff and kitchen staff prepare and serve delicious, wholesome menus.
A full benefits package; including health, dental, and vision coverage!
401K PLUS Employer Matching
Access to Tuition Assistance Programs
Paid vacations & holidaysAbout Elderwood at Cheektowaga
Centrally located to the metro-Buffalo region, Elderwood at Cheektowaga is a well-established long-term care community offering round-the-clock skilled nursing care and comprehensive subacute rehab services. Residents with dementia benefit from Elderwood's Seasons Memory Care program. The community is part of a continuum on the suburban campus that allows seniors to age in place with Elderwood assisted living and independent living communities nearby.


Review menus and production sheets to determine food quantities needed for regular, mechanically altered and other special diet needs.
Prepare specified food items, as assigned.
Test cooked foods by tasting and smelling samples.
Ensure that sanitation and safety standards are met in the preparation, cooking and production line stages of food production.
Maintain cleanliness and upkeep of specified equipment and the general kitchen work area.
Supervise food being cooked; ensures that food is held and served at correct temperature.
Assist with preparation of and distribution of foodstuffs.


Minimum 18 yrs. age required. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Previous food preparation experience required.

Ability to understand and organize food preparation activities required.

Ability to carry out cooking tasks at a safe and efficient level of performance required.

Knowledge of food preparation and production process necessary.

Pride in quality of food and service necessary.

High degree of personal cleanliness and good hygiene; health status suitable for service of food required.

Respect for residents' privacy and rights; respectful and dignified treatment of residents required.

Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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