Largs, New South Wales, au Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
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A fantastic opportunity has presented itself for a talented Cook to join the residential care team at Whiddon Largs on a casual basis. With shifts available Friday to Monday, Weekend availability is essential for this role.
The Cook will be responsible for assisting with the coordination of quality food and beverage services across the home. Reporting to the Chef, this role is an ideal position for someone who is looking for a new experience and looking to work with an innovative and progressive organisation.
The Cook is responsible for effectively coordinating quality food services for the clients of Whiddon. In carrying out this role, the Cook is responsible for:
Coordinating food and beverage services by ensuring services are provided as planned, allocating duties to team members, resolving team member and clients concerns and liaising with senior management
Planning food and beverage services, and stock ordering and control.
Compliance to the company’s menu.
Participate with required meetings internal and external.
Meeting with residents for feedback on the overall dining experience.
Providing food and beverage services such as meal preparation, meal presentation, setting and clearing dining areas.
Providing cleaning services such as cleaning kitchen/dining areas, cleaning food service equipment, and washing up.
Supporting senior staff to evaluate food services by reviewing client complaints, minimising wastage, reviewing stock ordering and use, and adjusting menus to better meet client needs.
Following the company’s food safety program and conducting internal food audits throughout the year.
Ensuring all food safety compliance paperwork is maintained in an orderly manner.
May be required to assist in other operations from time to time.
Proactively lead the catering team in food safety and dining services
Provide feedback on equipment and general kitchen operational issues
Provide meals to external parties and liaising with our external clients
Minimum Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
3+ years experience working in a similar position
Demonstrated previous experience managing a small team
Good written and verbal communication skills
Computer knowledge in Microsoft excel and word
Understanding of Aged Care food requirements including specialised diets.
Demonstrated leadership and training skills
Commitment to providing a high standard of customer service
Experience in baking and home-style cooking desirable.