12 Oaks Senior Living

Posted February 07, 2020

Employment Type Full Time

Compensation Depends upon Skills and Experience

Company 12 Oaks Senior Living

Location 6421 McKinney Ranch Pkwy
McKinney, TX 75070



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Thank You,
The Hiring Manager

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At 12 Oaks Senior Living, we understand seniors. We know their needs. We care about the things they care about. Every individual resident, family member, and employee is a unique gift to our community. It’s that personal approach that allows us to truly serve the unique needs of our residents in order to create moments of abundance and purpose.

Our brand new Hidden Springs - McKinney community is looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team. If you think you are ready to be a part of an exciting team, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application!

12 Oaks Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

The Cook prepares and serves nutritious, attractive meals and maintains the cleanliness of the food production and service areas. The ideal candidate has demonstrated skills as a cook and can prepare a wide range of foods skillfully while following the rules and regulations related to health and safety in food preparation. 

  • Adheres to and conveys a philosophy that supports the dignity, privacy, independence, choice, and individuality of residents
  • Prepares and serves meals as indicated on planned menus using standardized portion sizes and approved substitutions
  • Ensures that meals are served at scheduled times, planning and organizing food preparation tasks appropriately
  • Completes all clean-up duties as needed after each meal service
  • Follows cleaning schedules and sanitation checklists to ensure kitchen and food service areas are maintained in a clean and sanitary condition
  • Ensures that resident, staff, and guest meals are accounted for according to established procedures
  • Ensures that resident food preferences are met
  • Observes and reports to the Food Service Director or Executive Director any problems, concerns, or issues regarding the Food Service Department
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Must demonstrate successful employment as a cook
  • Must be able to prepare and serve a wide range of foods skillfully
  • Must be able to regularly lift up to 30 pounds, to occasionally lift more than 50 pounds, and to spend long periods of time standing
  • Must have a working knowledge of the rules and regulations related to health and safety in food preparation
  • Must be able to organize and use time appropriately to accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Two or more years of experience cooking for large groups (50+ people) preferred
  • Experience preparing special diets preferred, including low sodium, low cholesterol, diabetic, and vegetarian
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, which may include working days, evenings, weekends, and holidays

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Additional Life Insurance
  • 401(k)