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Lead Cook (Newton, MA)

Lasell Village

compensation: $25 per hour
employment type: full-time
job title: Lead Cook
Lasell Village is a unique life plan community with education at its heart, located on the beautiful campus of Lasell University in Newton. We are a caring and vibrant community home to more than 225 residents in independent living apartments, supported living studios, and a 5-star skilled nursing and rehabilitative facility.
We are looking to add a Lead Cook to our fabulous team. Lasell Village is a scratch kitchen.
As a Lead Cook, you will play a crucial role in our kitchen operations. Your attention to detail, culinary skills, and ability to work efficiently will contribute to the success of our ala carte restaurant style menu, with 8 entrees that change daily.
We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and opportunities for growth within our organization. If you are passionate about food and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you.
Benefits:
A full complement of insurance benefits including health, dental, vision, short & long term disability, life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program
3 weeks’ vacation to start, personal days, sick days and 11 paid holidays
403(b) plan with a generous 7.5% match after 1 year of employment
Tuition reimbursement (free tuition at Lasell University for yourself or eligible dependents)
Tuition reimbursement of $1000.00 per year at institutions outside Lasell University for staff
Discounted lunch at our on-site Cafe and Free Lunch Tuesday
Staff appreciation bonus 2x a year
Public transportation reimbursement ($50 per month)
Free parking
Free ESL training (English as a second language)
On-going training & development courses
Amazing workplace culture of friendliness and teamwork
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare and cook food items according to recipes and quality standards
Adhere to all food safety and sanitation guidelines
Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
Ensure that food is prepared in a timely manner and meets customer expectations
Collaborate with the kitchen team to ensure smooth operations
Clean and maintain work areas, utensils, and equipment
SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
· 2-3 years culinary experience
. High school diploma, some college a plus
JOB SKILLS:
Previous experience in the food industry, hotel, or restaurant
Knowledge of food preparation and handling techniques
Proficiency in using knives and other kitchen tools
Familiarity with restaurant operations and meal preparation
Understanding of food safety practices and regulations
Knowledge of computers and basic software
Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required.
Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.
We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.
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post id: 7749092999

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