Requisition #2312882 Job LocationCanada-Ontario-Chesley Job StreamFood Service/Housekeeping/Maintenance~ Job TypePermanent, Part-Time Number of Positions Open1 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date12-Oct-2018 Travel RequiredNot Required Educational RequirementsCollege Diploma Languages RequiredEnglish Job Description COOK (Part-Time) – Elgin Abbey Candidates are invited to apply for the part-time position of Cook to work at Elgin Abbey, a 27-bed long-term care facility, 12 retirement suites, located in Chesley, Ontario. Reporting to the Dietary Manager, the Cook follows established policies, procedures and standards, prepares and serves food for the residents, including the more complex meal preparation for the facility (dinner, sauces, desserts etc.), cleans production area and equipment. RESPONSIBILITIES Reviews regular and therapeutic menus and sets up equipment and supplies for food preparation. Prepares food and nourishments including evening meal following standardized recipes and production sheets. Provides for prescribed diets, including variations in texture. Ensures meals are served on time, at appropriate temperatures and in portion-controlled quantities. In the absence of the Dietary Manger, decides on menu changes as necessary and ensures that changes are recorded following department procedures. Monitors quality and quantity of food supplies ordered, proper operation of kitchen equipment and alerts Manager of problems. Recommends corrective action. Directs Dietary Aides in basic food preparation procedures and in serving activities at meal times; assumes responsibility for routine departmental operations in the absence of the Dietary Manager, including staff replacements and service calls for malfunctioning equipment. Maintains all required records such as menu changes, delivery receipts, temperature checks; cooperates with other departments to meet resident needs. QUALIFICATIONS Must meet one of the three (3) following qualification scenarios: Chef training or culinary management certificate or diploma from a program that meets the requirements of the OLTCH Act, or Certificate of qualification as a Cook issued by an authority meeting the requirements of the OLTCH Act, or Post-secondary diploma in food and nutrition management or a post-secondary degree in food and nutrition.Additional qualifications include: “Red Seal” certification preferred Experience in institutional large quantity cooking preferred Ability to work safely, following established safety practices and procedures Ability to read and write English, and understand moderately complex verbal and written instructions in English Proven ability to provide direction and lead others within a busy environment. CLOSING DATE: October 31st 2018 Interested applicants may forward their resume to the attention of: Sheri Brandt, Food Service Manager By email: firstname.lastname@example.org By Fax: 519-363-0375 By Mail: PO box 7, Chesley, ON, N0G 1L0 In person: 380 1st Ave N, Chesley. In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.