Cook Assistant

Support Services



Part Time

Day shift, Mon-Fri

2 years of experience required

We offer a competitive salary, compensation package and benefits to include:  tuition assistance, Dental, Retirement, Life Insurance and much more!!!


Blue Ridge PACE in Charlottesville, VA is looking for talented, experienced employees who have an interest in working with older adults. 

Blue Ridge continues to GROW and we have an exciting opportunity for a Cook Assistant.  The qualified candidate will work under the supervision of the Cook and Food Services Manager.  The Cook Assistant prepares food in accordance with standard recipes and procedures and food production sheets based on preparation schedules. Responsible for the safe handling and storage of food based on recommended guidance from Department of Health. The Cook Assistant will assist with the preparation of other specialty items as required for special functions and parties. Responsible for conducting routine quality checks and documenting same. Will also be responsible for dishwashing and general routine kitchen clean up.


EDUCATION:  High school diploma or GED; certificate from a related vocational school or 5 years of work experience and 2 years of experience as a commercial cook required.

LICENSURE:  VA Department of Health Food Service Handlers Card and/or ServSafe Certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum two years previous commercial cooking experience required. Experience working with an elderly population preferred.

HOURS:  30 hours/week; Monday through Friday daytime hours.



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