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Cook I
The Garlands of Barrington
1000 Garlands Lane, Barrington, IL
The Garlands of Barrington hiring Cook I in Barrington, IL

The Garlands of Barrington hiring Cook I in Barrington, IL

The Garlands of BarringtonMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: May 12, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

Top Reasons to apply to the Food & Beverage Team at The Garlands of Barrington

  • Full time employees (working 30 or more hours) are eligible for benefits
  • Enjoy a work-life balance with early ending evening shifts
  • Our four restaurants and two alfresco dining options offer a unique expereince with every meal and every shift worked
  • Enjoy employee heated underground parking
  • Be part of a world class and award winning organization
  • Be part of a team with the unique opportunity to connect with members, create joy and happiness, mentor positive energy, inspire others and, most of all, be inspired.


Job Responsibilities for a Cook:

  • Prepare ingredients and cook meals per Executive Chef’s instruction and visually checks the presentation of each dish served.
  • Ensure that quality, presentation and temperature of food meet and exceed the expectations of Members and their guests.
  • Clean and sanitize all kitchen equipment used in food preparation.
  • Provide input on menu suggestions based on ingredients in stock.
  • Prepare food, equipment, and other needed materials for special events, e.g. banquets.
  • Assist with managing inventory and communicates level of supplies for Kitchen and Dining Team Members.
  • Check in food deliveries and ensure all food materials are put away.
  • Works collaboratively with all Team Members and takes whatever action is necessary to provide the highest level of service to all Members of The Garlands.

CUSTOMER SERVICE & COMMUNICATION

  • Demonstrate excellent listening skills and communicates effectively while conveying patience and understanding.
  • Assists Executive Chef with month-end inventory and organizes stock in cooler and pantry with attention to FIFO (First In, First Out) system.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of The Garlands’ entire facility and directs customers appropriately, according to their needs.

ADMINISTRATION

  • Make entries in the Waste Log when food expires, are improperly cooked, or go unused and must be thrown out.
  • Maintain accurate and timely information of low ingredients, missing/empty ingredients, and prep list on kitchen whiteboard.
  • Ensure all food is labeled and dated in storage.
  • Completes assignments on Daily Duty Sheets.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Healthcare environment experience a plus!!!
  • A culinary degree and sanitation license is preferred.
  • Must have three years cooking experience in cold and hot foods, sauté or other area of expertise.
  • Must be able to maintain calm in stressful situations.
  • Must be well organized with the ability to handle a variety of responsibilities and changing priorities, while maintaining an upbeat, customer focus.
  • Must be a team-oriented individual who enjoys working collaboratively with others, creating a positive and uplifting environment, and communicating very effectively at all levels.
  • Must be detail-oriented and proactive, with the ability to take initiative, follow through and complete responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Must be a flexible, customer service and people oriented individual who demonstrates compassion, patience and understanding and is willing to do whatever it takes to provide the highest level of service.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekend and holidays.
  • Takes pride in personal appearance and professional demeanor.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to walk and stand continuously.
  • Must be able to handle sharp objects and tolerate varying temperatures, especially heat.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Potential Bonuses, Wellness Program


Required Skills

Food Preparation

Cooking

Menu Planning

Customer Service

Communication

Sanitation

Organization

Teamwork

Adaptability

Problem Solving

Calm Under Pressure

Detail Oriented

Initiative

Flexibility

Physical Stamina

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We are an upscale CCRC in the North/West Suburbs of Chicago.
We have 4 different dining venues in our Independent Living section. Each venue has its own unique menu and ambiance.
During the summer months we also have an Al Fresco dining area that we operate.
We have 3 dining venues in our Healthcare Building.
We are looking for people that want to come to work and make a difference in our members life's by preparing and creating delicious meals.
You will be in an upscale environment where the sky is the limit but you still will have a work-life balance.