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Prep Cook
Mather Place
2801 Old Glenview Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091
Mather Place hiring Prep Cook in Wilmette, IL

Mather Place hiring Prep Cook in Wilmette, IL

Mather PlaceMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Feb 25, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

0-1 years


Job Details

Join our lively kitchen staff in our award-winning workplace as a Line Cook/Prep Cook at Mather Place located at 2801 Old Glenview Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091. Create exceptional moments for residents and guests while producing distinct menu items in our restaurants and lounge, located in our high-end senior living community. Enjoy the buzzing restaurant atmosphere without the late night hours.

In your role, you will work with classically trained, award-winning chefs to create seasonal menus with bold flavors and a focus on locally sourced ingredients. Additionally, you can put yourself on a path to professional certification — learning on-the-job with salary enhancements available as you reach new levels of certification.

We believe the hard work you do should be fairly compensated, which starts with a competitive hourly rate and additional on-the-job perks — including Paid Time Off, a 401(k), and our award-winning focus on employee wellness.

We have Line Cook/Prep Cook opportunities available for 12:00pm to 8:00pm shifts; including weekends and holidays.

About Mather Place:

Mather Place is an independent living rental community for those age 62 and better located in the heart of Chicago’s North Shore in Wilmette, Illinois, a short walk from Old Orchard shopping center. Mather Place includes 179 independent living apartment homes, as well as two restaurants, a fitness center, art studio, library, and more.

Mather Place is located at 2801 Old Glenview Road in Wilmette.

What We Offer:

Mather offers a benefits package* that goes above and beyond.

All employees are eligible for:

  • Generous paid-time off (PTO) program including vacation days, sick days, personal days, and holidays. Earn-as-you-go plan that rolls over year to year, offering flexibility
  • 401(k) program with strong employer match and annual contribution (Age 21 or better)
  • Convenient subsidized parking or public transportation for certain locations
  • Learning to Age Well Program – employees can be reimbursed up to $130 per year for completion of classes such as music lessons, yoga, or foreign language classes

Benefits-eligible employees can take advantage of:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Extended illness benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement promoting lifelong learning
  • Employee wellness programs, including free annual wellness screening
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance - 100% coverage by Mather

*Benefits are subject to change without notice. Benefits details dependent on employment status.

Expectations of Mather Employees:

  • The ability to work well in a team environment
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • The ability to establish and maintain relationships with residents, customers, and coworkers
  • The ability to learn new tasks and information and apply to serving others
  • A commitment to delivering on responsibilities
  • Reliability, professionalism, and a strong work ethic

About Mather:

Based in Evanston, Illinois, Mather is a unique, non-denominational not-for-profit organization founded in 1941. Dedicated to developing and implementing Ways to Age Well, we create programs, places, and residences for today’s young-at-heart older adults. These include senior living residences (The Mather, Mather Place, and Splendido); a variety of community-based initiatives; and Mather Institute, a resource for research and information about aging, trends and innovations in aging services, and more.

Mather values employees and is serious about supporting their health and professional development. We’ve been named one of “Chicago’s Top Workplaces" by the Chicago Tribune, and Mather has received national certification as a Great Place to Work by The Great Places to Work Institute.

Mather is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Mather is a drug-free workplace .Come work in a safe and award winning environment with an organization named as a Best Workplace in Chicago. Mather requires all employees be fully vaccinated and has granted accommodations for health and religious reasons.

If this sounds like you, then please apply for this position. When applying, please include all work history. List your employers, starting with the most current/recent, including self-employment. Please do not state "Refer to resume."


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program


Required Skills

200 Covers Per Night


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YOUR PASSION TO MAKE AN IMPACT REALLY MATTERS AT MATHER PLACE
Mather Place is an independent living rental community for those age 62 and better. Employees provide opportunities for residents to continually discover newfound freedom and relaxing comforts each and every day. Mather Place is located in the heart of Chicago’s North Shore in Wilmette, Illinois.
Mather Place has 2 different dining venues, both contributing to a fine-dining atmosphere for over 150 residents.

In addition to the generous employee benefits offered by Mather, those who work at Mather Place enjoy:

set schedules
free lunch every workday
free uniforms for applicable positions

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