The primary purpose of this position is to prepare, serve, and handle food in accordance with federal and state regulations and community policies and procedures. Maintain clean and sanitized dining service areas and assist in the receiving, rotation, and storage of products.
- Identify and report food and supplies needed for the following week's menus; Assists in receiving, rotation, and storage of products and ensures proper storage and handling of food in accordance with infection control standards.
- Prepares menus and cooks food in accordance with nutritional guidelines, regulations, and resident's individual prescribed diet and food preferences; Presents food in an appetizing and attractive manner; Ensures that food is delivered on time and in a pleasant manner.
- Visits with residents at each meal when available and ensure quality service; Encourages residents to participate in the food service program and provides a forum for their input.