Cook Assistant

Support Services



Full Time

7:30a - 4p

Riverside PACE-MacTavish located in Richmond, Virginia is seeking a Full Time Cook Assistant to join their team.

PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly) is a community-based program which provides patients with all necessary health services while they stay in their homes. It covers many different types of services including a day center, personal care in the home, Lifeline emergency response system, transportation to appointments, delivery of medical supplies, therapy, as well as inpatient services.

JOB SUMMARY: Works under the supervision of the Food Services Manager. 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. Prepares other specialty items as required for special functions and parties. Responsible for conducting routine quality checks and documenting same. May also be responsible for dishwashing and general routine kitchen clean up.

EDUCATION: High school diploma, GED, certificate from a related vocational school or five years of work experience and two years experience as a commercial cook.

LICENSE: Va Dept of Health Food Service Handlers Card and/or ServSafe Certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Two years previous commercial cooking experience required.

HOURS: To work primarily 7:00am to 4:00pm but must be able to work additional hours between 6:00am-5:00pm as needed to meet the needs of the department and facility.