Cook - Senior Living

Dietary Newton, IL


Villas of Holly Brook Newton is currently hiring a 1st Shift Cook to join our Dining Services Team!

This is a Part Time Day Shift position - must be available to work every other weekend!

Cook Job Description

As a Chef/Cook, you will work closely with our Dining Services Manager and will be responsible for the Community’s food ordering, preparation, and delivery as well as kitchen sanitation. Chef/Cook tasks in this role include ensuring food is prepared in a nutritional and appetizing fashion, maintaining supplies and equipment, and providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.

Cook Qualifications :

  • High school diploma or equivalent and successfully complete training as required by State regulations.
  • Supervisory experience desirable.
  • Obtain Food Handlers Permit as required by State regulations
  • Previous experience working with the elderly
  • Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work responsibly as a team member as well as an individual.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, vendors and the general public
  • Must practice and promote Meridian Policies and Procedures, Mission Statement, Core Values and Founding Principles
  • Must meet all health requirements and pass background checks.


Meridian Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer