Short Order Cook


: $30,910.00 - $41,600.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Hospitality - Food Services

Job Description

The Willows Premier Retirement Community for Active Adults at Worcester offers residents gracious and spacious living with a variety of apartment styles and sizes and delicious meals, combined with a wide range of great services and amenities. The maintenance-free lifestyle allows independence and the time to pursue hobbies and interests, make new friends and enjoy having family and old friends over. Choose how and when to participate each day; the options are yours. SALMON Health and Retirements Worcester Salisbury Campus also features The Health Center at The Willows, a Level IV rest home offering private rooms and a full schedule of activities for people requiring short- or long-term care including nursing services.

SALMON Health and Retirement , a dynamic, family owned and operated organization established in 1952, specializes in providing the full continuum of care for older adults, and is the only area organization offering this convenience. From independent living to assisted living, memory care, adult day health, rehabilitation and skilled nursing, home and hospice care and private care options, as well as child care, SALMON has set a high standard, earning the trust and confidence of families across New England. SALMON operates in seven locations throughout Central Massachusetts, and holds a strong position in todays post-acute healthcare market. Dedicated team members and management combine to create a workplace with impressive opportunities for professional growth and fulfillment.


Looking for a short order cook with at least one year of experience to join our team of caring professionals. Baking or pastry experience is a plus. This position scheduled will include 16-24 hours weekly. Schedule includes a weekend rotation Saturday 6-2pm, Sunday 11-7pm, Weekday floating 6-2pm and some holidays.


  • Daily breakfast and lunch meal prep and cook lunch, some baking, following the menu in place
  • Follows daily/weekly cleaning schedule
  • Works to back up other front of house cooking positions as needed
  • Assist with daily ordering and maintains inventory levels
  • Daily cleanup of prep area, service line, and any other cleaning as needed
  • Requirements:

  • 1yr cook experience, knife skills, knowledge of fresh meat and fish preparation, soups and sauces
  • Knowledgeable in proper food storage and handling procedures, and sanitation guidelines
  • Knowledgeable and follows Federal, State, and Local sanitation laws and requirements
  • Must be able to read and understand English, ability to work as a team with others
  • Current Servsafe certification
  • Full & Part-Time Benefits:

  • A great place to work with competitive wages
  • Full benefits package starting at 30 hours/week
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Ongoing, in-house education and advancement opportunities for recertification
  • Discounted child care at our on-site early education center
  • Generous paid time off with indefinite accrual
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • On-campus, reduced cost dining
  • Short- and Long-term disability insurance
  • Employee referral plan

  • Associated topics: appetizer, cafeteria, cocinera de la preparacion, cocinero, cocinero de la parrilla, cutter, food prep, restaurant cook, stove, wok cook * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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