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Prep Cook

Company: Bickford of Crystal Lake
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Bickford of Crystal Lake - Join our DYNAMIC team at Bickford Senior Living as an Prep Cook! The Prep Cook supports the culinary team as they prepare food and serve our residents in our restaurant-style dining experience called the "Bread Basket."
This position offers a full suite of benefits options that vary based on employment status. Some of the benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive wages!
  • Tuition Reimbursement!
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k & ROTHk (with employer Match)!
  • Benefits start the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment! *full-time employees*
  • Prescription savings plans!
  • 529 Savings Plan for educational expenses!
  • A great working environment where purpose is found!

    "There is no higher calling, no greater purpose than a caregiver. Somehow, we've come to believe that caregiving is just for some of us and not all. Yet, at our core, we are all made to love, connect, to extend ourselves in service to others. The question is--- do we have the will to love, do what it takes, and risk ourselves in caring, even when the burden is great? In times of happiness and sadness, we are that caregiver" -

    • Prepare meals following Bickford's menus, processes, and expectations.
    • Serve food timely, at the correct temperatures, and appropriately plated.
    • Ensure Bickford's process is followed during meal service. -
    • Interact with residents in the Dining Room during meals to enhance their dining experience.
    • Wash dishes, pots, and pans following Bickford's dishwashing procedure.
    • Follow the Kitchen Daily Task Guide.
    • Utilize residents' Meal Order Information form to follow/track all resident physician ordered diets, allergies, and preferences.
    • Maintain food service records in accordance with regulatory requirements and Bickford's policies.
    • Store food in accordance with regulatory requirements and Bickford's policies.
    • Complete assigned tasks from the Kitchen Rotational Cleaning Schedule.
    • Maintain kitchen and dining room to meet regulatory requirements and Bickford's expectations for cleanliness.
    • Ensure Bistro/Beverage Bar is stocked with appropriate refreshments.
    • Coordinate with Kitchen Manager to ensure appropriate food/refreshments are provided for tours and events.


      • Exhibits "learner's mindset."
      • Ability to handle multiple priorities.
      • Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication.
      • Competent in organizational and time management skills.
      • Demonstrates good judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

        Bickford Senior Living is a community of caregivers who are dedicated to doing whatever it takes to enrich our resident's happiness. Founded in 1991 in Olathe, Kansas, by the Eby Family. Mary Bickford, the matriarch of the family, was the first resident of a Bickford Branch and our namesake. That location became the start of a tradition of caring that has extended to over 50 locations in 7 states. Although Bickford Senior Living has grown in size--- we pride ourselves in the family environment that is the foundation on which Bickford has served thousands of residents and employees throughout the years.
        At Bickford, you will---Make a Difference Every DayWe are passionate about our mission - to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.
        Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive CommunityThe care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.
        Ignite Your PotentialWe believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.

Keywords: Bickford of Crystal Lake, Crystal Lake , Prep Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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