Cook - Cambridge, ON

Division: Long Term Care
Site: Riverbend Place
Site Address: Riverbend Place,650 Coronation Blvd., Cambridge, ON, N1R 7S6
Employment Type: Part Time

Reporting to the Director of Culinary Services/the Food Services Manager, the Cook is responsible for preparation and delivery of all foods for residents, guests and employees.

Key Responsibilities
• To prepare and/or be responsible for the preparation/delivery of all foods for residents, guests and employees
• To review menus and production sheets before preparing meals and prepare and serve them properly and attractively
• To ensure use of proper food handling techniques
• To complete daily temperature audits for fridge, freezers and storerooms and record findings on daily audit form
• To prepare and serve foods for therapeutic /speciality diets according to planned menus
• To make menu substitutions as necessary and record these in designated place
• To adhere to time schedules for service of meals and nourishments
• To follow daily production charts, standardized recipes and daily composite menus, while working within a set budget
• To comply with all provincial/municipal regulations and established dietary department policies and procedures
• To participate actively in planning/preparing special occasion and theme meal days
• To attend department and facility staff meetings, in-services and other necessary training sessions
• To be aware of the Resident Rights & Responsibilities and endeavor to respect and promote it
• To participate in the Quality Improvement Program;
• To follow and comply with health and safety legislation and departmental safe job procedures
• To uphold and promote the organization’s values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as
   set out in Revera’s Code of Conduct
• To complete all other tasks as assigned.

• Must possess a Food Handler's Certificate;
• Red Seal Certificate preferred;
• Must have experience in large quantity food preparation, preferably in a healthcare or retirement setting;
• Must be knowledgeable of the Provincial Food Premises Regulation and Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating;
• Must have knowledge of and experience with special and therapeutic diets;
• Must be physically able to lift and transfer heavy, hot items and stand for majority of shift;
• Proficiency in a second language is considered an asset.
• Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).

Please contact

Lystra Morgan, Nutrition Manager

Riverbend Place Seniors Community by Revera
650 Coronation Blvd.
Cambridge, ON N1R
T (519) 740-3820 x 2011
F (519) 740-0961

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