Food Service Cook

Roo Lan has openings for full-time, Food Service Cooks to help out in the kitchen at our health care campus in Lacey. The Food Service Cook prepares and serves meals for residents in accordance with pre-planned menus and recipes established by the dietitian while also using proper food handling techniques and sanitation.

Accountability: The Food Service Cook report directly to the Dietary Manager, and the campus Administrator if she/he is unavailable.

Qualifications: Must have current Food Handlers Permit, and have at least 6 months experience working in a kitchen. HS Diploma preferred.

Location: Lacey, WA

Job Skills:

  • Must be able to follow and prepare food according to recipes and serve proportion control diets.
  • Have knowledge of therapeutic diets and be able to prepare and serve according to diet order.
  • Demonstrate proper sanitation and infection control techniques in cooking and cleaning.
  • Know how to operate kitchen and equipment safely and how to sanitize said equipment.
  • Must have food presentation skills.
  • Keep work area clean.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Food Service Cook opens and closes the kitchen during their 10-hour shift.
  • Makes the coffee.
  • Serves lunch and dinner dishes.
  • Prepares food for cooking; serves individual uniform portions as required.
  • Prepares foods according to recipes, plans and organized cooking schedule in timely fashion.
  • Required cooking, baking, and roasting of meats, fish, fowl. Test tastes food directly.
  • Makes gravy, sauces, and soups.
  • Defrosts foods as required by menus.
  • Responsible for stocking and applying days to all foods.
  • Keeps snacks stocked.
  • Performs other duties as required.

To Apply: Please complete the following application and attach a current resume