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DATE ADDED: Fri 28/09/2018

Sous Chef/Prep & Line Cook - Senior Living - Full-Time

Richmond, USA


Job Description

The Prep & Line Cook/Sous Chef prepares meals according to approved menus and recipes, taking into account the special dietary needs of residents living in the community. In the absence of the Dining Services Director and Dining Services Manager, the cook supervises dietary staff to ensure efficient operation of the kitchen at all times.

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The Crossings at Bon Air

9100 Bon Air Crossings Dr, Richmond, VA 23235

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Prepare and present menu items according to standard recipes
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area at all times, including floors
  • Participate in weekly cleaning routines planned by Dining Services Director
  • Report faulty equipment, broken or chipped tableware and food trays to supervisor, and removes these items from meal service
  • Report incorrect refrigerator and freezer temperatures to supervisor immediately. Must be recorded two times per day
  • Ensure all leftover food is properly cooled, stored, identified and dated
  • Observe good safety practices
  • Monitor and control portion sizes to minimize food waste
  • Remove frozen food items from freezer for next day (or meal) preparation, and begin preparation for next day meal
  • Make appropriate menu substitutions when certain food items are not available. This is to be done only with approval of Dining Services Director
  • Responsible for supervising all assigned duties to ensure kitchen is ready to provide meal service
  • When working evening shift, responsible for ensuring kitchen area is clean and ready for next day operation
  • Take and record food temperatures three (3) times/daily
  • Attend required in-service and staff meetings
  • Complete all other duties as assigned


  • Will become familiar with specific requests and diets of each resident. Must be alert for changes in residents' dietary needs, as well as likes and dislikes
  • Must be courteous and polite to all residents, visitors, and staff
  • Follow confidentiality policies regarding release of resident information


  • Supervises dietary staff in absence of Dining Services Director and Dining Services Supervisor
  • Assists in training new dietary employees
  • Conduct in-services and training at the direction of Dining Services Director
  • Attends all required in-services and staff meetings


  • Must be Serv-Safe certified, or be willing to complete certification within 60 days of hire
  • Must have supervisory experience
  • Must have a basic understanding of food service operations including familiarity with other dietary position duties
  • Must possess the ability to read, write, and make simple calculations.
  • Must be able to learn quickly and apply principles learned
  • Must be able to follow oral and written directions
  • Must be experienced in food preparation, cooking and in estimating quantities of food required
  • Knowledgeable of principles and requirements of sanitation and safety in handling food and equipment
  • Must be organized and work well with people as part of a team
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that is flexible and includes evenings, weekends, and holidays


Why work for us?

  • Free Dementia Training
  • Paid Employee Referral Program
  • Awesome Staff & Employee Recognition Program
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • Great Team Members
  • Happy Staff

Company Description
The Crossings at Bon Air's 17.6-acre retirement community campus features rental Independent & Assisted Living apartments and Harmony Square Memory Support. The Crossings at Bon Air offers a variety of housing options designed to best fit one's lifestyle preference. The Crossings at Bon Air offers a wealth of on-site amenities designed to provide residents with an active and thoroughly enjoyable lifestyle. A library, fitness center, Pub, beauty/barber salon, activity and game rooms, and elegant dining rooms are just some of the outstanding amenities that are offered.

Role: Sous Chef/Prep & Line Cook - Senior Living - Full-time
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Location: Richmond,

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