Cook/Food Prep

Job Description

The Independence Houses is seeking a cook to provide quality culinary dishes to our residents. This position has flexible hours with full time and part time hours available.

The Cook is responsible for:

Working as a team with the Chef.
Preparing delicious and attractive food.
Reducing food costs by preparing foods from scratch and increasing the flavor and freshness.
Preparing desserts and snacks that are desirable to our residents.
Monitoring and reducing food waste.
Assisting with monthly meal planning and following the posted menus.
Assisting with ordering and inventory
Assisting with delivery of food to 3 facilities. A Company Vehicle is provided must have valid driver's license and proof of insurance.

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Experience working in the capacity as a cook or food preparation preferred.
Understanding of Nebraska Food Codes
Nebraska Food Handlers Permit preferred
Have positive attitude
Be a Team Player

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The Independence Houses

The Independence House, locally owned by a Registered Nurse, provides specialized assisted living facilities in a small home-like setting. Our facilities specialize in caring for individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia. The staff provides care, support and education to help families cope with the changes that dementia brings to their lives. The Independence Houses also provide palliative care, for those individuals diagnosed with an illness that causes pain or other health concerns. All four communities provide services to maximize comfort and quality of life.

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