“Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates
A department that truly helps everyone in our home, our Dietary staff ensures that our residents are provided with nutritious and delicious meals to keep them energized and ready for each day. As a pivotal member to this team, you will prepare the meals that will sustain our residents! Are you ready to get started?
You will be accountable for…
- Reviewing all menus and prepare food and following standardized recipes and production sheets
- In the absence of the Food Services Manager assisting with their responsibilities
- Monitoring quality and quantity of food supplies and recommending corrective action when need be regarding quality
- Coaching Dietary Aides in basic food preparation procedures and in serving activities; assuming responsibility for routine departmental operations in the absence of the Food Services Manager, including staff replacements and service calls for malfunctioning equipment
- Maintaining all required records and cooperating with other departments to meet resident needs
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:
Must meet one of the three (3) following scenarios:
- Chef training or culinary management certificate/diploma from a program that meets the requirements of the Ontario Long Term Care Act; or
- Certificate of qualification as a Cook issued by an authority meeting the requirements of the Ontario Long Term Care Act, or
- Post-secondary diploma in food and nutrition management or a post-secondary degree in food and nutrition
Additional qualifications include:
- Red Seal Cook Trade Certification an asset but not required
- Experience in institutional large quantity cooking preferred
- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
- Proven ability to provide direction and lead others within a busy environment
Interested applicants should send their resumes directly to [email protected]. We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team! Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.
Southbridge Care Homes welcomes those applicants with disability related needs and those whom a need for accommodation in the recruitment process. Please provide notice of your need for accommodation to the hiring manager upon scheduling of an interview.
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