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Cook, Deupree House (Full Time)

Episcopal Retirement Services

Last Updated: 1/25/23

Job Description

Cook - Deupree House (Full Time)
Are you a Cook looking to expand your career? Looking to join a team that is energized by helping others? Do you desire joining a team that values their most valuable asset? Our Team Members. Our team has been voted one of Cincinnati's top places to work for 13 years running!
For more information on Episcopal Retirement Services culture and what it means to be a team member please watch this brief video:
When you love what you do, it shows!

As a Cook at Deupree House you will enjoy the below and more if you join our growing team!
  • Schedule which allows you to get home by a reasonable time each evening
  • Rotating weekends off
  • A professional and collaborative working environment
  • Know how many people you are serving each day & get to know who you are cooking for
  • Robust benefits package: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, HSA, and much more!
  • Refer and get paid every time a friend is hired and becomes a Team Member
  • Room to grow within the organization
Position Purpose:
The primary purpose of the Cook position is to prepare food in accordance with established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by Dining Service management to assure that quality and safe food service is provided at all times.
As a Cook you can expect to:
  • Cooks prepare and serves food that is palatable and appetizing in accordance with sanitary regulations, established and planned menu policies and procedures, including portion control. Makes only equivalent substitutions and documents accordingly.
  • Cooks assure that safety regulations are followed and reports any accidents, hazardous equipment or conditions immediately.
  • Cooks assist in inventorying and storing incoming food, supplies, etc., as necessary and maintains food storage areas in a clean and properly arranged manner.
  • Cooks review menus prior to preparation of food to ensure all ingredients are in stock. Advises manager of missing stock immediately.
  • Cooks complete daily or scheduled cleaning duties
  • As needed cooks attend and participates in workshops, in-services, seminars, etc.; obtains/maintains Servsafe certification.
  • Cooks completes necessary forms, reports, monitors, etc., as required.
  • Cooks assist in food preparation for special meals for parties, etc.
  • Cooks may direct Dining Services staff as necessary.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Acquire, a minimum, high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Have, as a minimum, one year cooking experience in a dining service enterprise or equivalent.
  • Be Serve Safe certified[1]
  • Be able to cook a variety of foods in large quantities and short order items as needed and must be knowledgeable of dining service procedures, cooking characteristics and techniques, names and contents of dishes, etc.
  • Be able to read, write and communicate effectively in the English language and follow written/oral instructions.
  • Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Be able to bend, stoop, lift and push (up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis), stir and move intermittently throughout the work day.
  • Possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
  • Not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
  • Cooks who are not Serve Safe certified upon hire have 6 months to receive certification. ERH will pay for one class and test. If the staff member does not pass the course, the staff member will need to pay for the class and test. If the staff member passes the second test, ERH will reimburse the staff member for the cost of the test. If the staff member does not pass a second time, the staff member can elect to take it a third time at their own cost. If they decline or fail, they may be demoted to a position not needing certification, or be terminated.
If you believe this could be a great fit for you, we REALLY hope we can talk with you. APPLY today & we will get back to you soon!
It is the policy of Episcopal Retirement Services to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Company Details

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Make an Impact! At Episcopal Retirement Services, our mission is to enrich the lives of older adults in a person-centered, innovative, and spiritually based way. Our talented team members in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana make this mission possible.  Be Valued!ERS is one of Cincinnati’s Top Workplaces and has been for the past thirteen years. Our culture is...