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Service Area Dearness - Long Term Care
File # D-23-13E
Posting Closed Date 6/4/2013
Position Title Cook
Position Type Casual
Employee Group Dearness - Service
Summary of Duties Under the direction of the Manager of Dietary Services or designate, is responsible for preparation and service of all meals in accordance with the menu. Prepares and serves the clients nutritious meals.
Work Performed
  • Prepares meals and diets according to regular and therapeutic menus following HACCP. ¬†Ensures all food has reached and is maintained at proper temperature before it leaves the kitchen. Ability to work any shift in cooperation with other Cooks.
  • Follows production quantities in the preparation and loading of food into hot carts.
  • Serves meal in assigned dining room according to diet list and therapeutic menu.
  • Reviews menus and confers with Food Services Supervisors regarding cooking schedules, modified diet preparations, waste control, production quantities etc.
  • Suggests menu or recipe changes.
  • Monitors stock for any shortages resulting in a change of menu and documents.
  • Refers to menu and assists in preparing the list of products that need to be ordered.
  • Inspects food and meats in storage and controls sanitary maintenance of work tables and equipment.
  • Follows the Health and Safety, Ministry of Health and HACCP guidelines and procedures.
  • Collects food samples and takes temperatures as required for each meal.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned.
  • Successful completion of Grade 12 in the Province of Ontario or equivalent.
  • Ability to speak, write and understand English.
  • Graduation from recognized course in Institutional Cooking.
  • Minimum three years experience in all facets of Long Term Care and Institutional cooking.
  • Ability to work any shift.
Please note successful candidates will be asked to provide a Police Criminal Records Check dated within the last six months.  This documentation would not be required until further in the recruitment process (following the interview stage if selected).
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