• Elderwood
  • Amherst, NY 14223, USA
  • Mar 08, 2018

Job Description


Requisition ID 2018-3273
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 2018-03-06
Area of Interest Dietary
Company Elderwood
Location US-NY-Amherst
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Shift FT EOW Various


Meal times are highlights of daily life, and excellent nutrition and appetite appeal are central to the well-being of residents and patients. Our chefs, wait staff and kitchen staff prepare and serve delicious, wholesome menus. SHIFTS - FT EOW Various Hours


  • Review menus and production sheets to determine food quantities needed for regular, mechanically altered and other special diet needs.
  • Prepare specified food items, as assigned.
  • Test cooked foods by tasting and smelling samples.
  • Ensure that sanitation and safety standards are met in the preparation, cooking and
  • production line stages of food production.
  • Maintain cleanliness and upkeep of specified equipment and the general kitchen work area.
  • Supervise food being cooked; ensures that food is held and served at correct
  • temperature.
  • Assist with preparation of and distribution of foodstuffs.


  • Minimum 18 yrs. age required. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous food preparation experience required.
  • Ability to understand and organize food preparation activities required.
  • Ability to carry out cooking tasks at a safe and efficient level of performance required.
  • Knowledge of food preparation and production process necessary.
  • Pride in quality of food and service necessary.
  • High degree of personal cleanliness and good hygiene; health status suitable for service of food required.
  • Respect for residents' privacy and rights; respectful and dignified treatment of residents required.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.