Redlands, CA USA
Full-Time - Cook-AL – Mission Commons
Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Location: Redlands CA, USA
Req ID: 2021-165596

To prepare nutritious, appetizing, and attractive meals while working as a team with other Food Services members to provide smooth, efficient, and safe operation of the Kitchen area. All Holiday policies and procedures must be followed, including menu and portion-control requirements.


Holiday Retirement is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

  • Review menus and daily food-production worksheets for instructions.
  • Prepare meals following Holiday menus and recipes while practicing Holiday portion-control standards.
  • Follow safe food-handling procedures.
  • Ensure that food, supplies, and appropriate personnel are available for the meal planned.
  • Oversee preparation and set-up of serving carts.
  • Serve nutritious food, attractively garnished, in a punctual manner.
  • Follow proper procedures for covering, labeling, dating, and storing food in a timely manner.
  • Complete leftover logs.
  • Ensure temperature logs (cooler, freezer, production sheets, dishwasher) are completed at required time.
  • Follow Holiday sanitation standards by effectively cleaning while working, including the preparation and serving areas, pots and pans, Kitchen surfaces, walls, and floors, using appropriate cleaning schedules and charts.
  • Focus on resident satisfaction and resolve any food-complaint issues as needed.
  • Oversee the Food Services staff and overall Kitchen operation in the absence of the Executive Chef and Sous Chef.
  • Ensure that all Cooks and Food Services staff are in appropriate, clean, and neat uniforms.
  • Assign tasks as needed and assist in the set-up of special functions.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to support, practice and deliver the “Holiday Touch” 100% of the time.
  • Must demonstrate high standards of ethics and personal accountability.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • May be assigned to any other job function in the Holiday Community on a relief basis.
  • Food Handler or SafeServ certification
  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to read and write English.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in institutional or full-service restaurant cooking.
  • Ability to prepare and follow Holiday recipes.
  • Knowledge of and ability to conform to Food Services sanitation practices.
  • Ability to communicate in English with residents and other employees.
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Hiring Step 2
Application Review
Every application is given due consideration. If your experience and skills are aligned with the job requirements, we’ll contact you to schedule an interview.
Hiring Step 3
Interviews & Assessments
Your interview will be conducted by phone or in person with an Atria recruiter or hiring manager. This process may include additional interviews, reference checks and skill assessments.
Hiring Step 4
Offer Letter
If you are chosen for the position, an offer will be made by phone and email. The email will include a letter which you’ll sign electronically, return to us and can download for your records.
Hiring Step 5
Post-Offer Hiring Process
You’ll receive all needed forms, instructions and our contact information if you have any follow-up questions. This process may include a background check and/or a drug screen. COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of all positions – proof of vaccination is required before you can start. We will evaluate potential accommodations for anyone seeking an exemption due to a medical condition or religious belief.
Hiring Step 6
Check-ins from your future team
As turnaround times vary for screening results, we’ll provide any needed updates and let you know what to expect for your first day on the job.
Hiring Step 7
First day and onboarding
Congratulations – we’re excited to have you join our team! Onboarding varies by position, but on your first day at Atria you’ll typically meet coworkers, take a workplace tour and begin any required training.
Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Location: Redlands CA, USA
Req ID: 2021-165596

Benefits for Working at Holiday Retirement

Competitive Pay

Paid Holidays & PTO

Comprehensive Health Plans

Career Advancement Opportunities

Tuition Reimbursement

Employee Loyalty Rewards Program

Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

Rewards & Recognition

Learn more about the many ways Atria celebrates employee achievements and rewards outstanding performance.

Health & Safety

Whether providing protection from flu, COVID-19 or natural disasters, we make safety a priority for both residents and staff.

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