This position is responsible for providing food service to the tenants in a positive and friendly manner. Services may include – related services, set-up and clean up of dining room, food preparation, serving food, and dishwashing.
Oak Park Senior Living
Duties and Responsibilities
This position requires the incumbent to:
Possess a sensitivity and aptitude for working with the elderly.
Prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently.
Possess skills to communicate effectively with tenants, families, staff and other customers.
Possess the ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence and documentation, including medical terminology, in English.
Be punctual with a good attendance record.
Must demonstrate good interpersonal skills.
Understand how to use, carry and be responsible for the cell phone while on duty.
Job Function: Kitchen Helper
Utilize food preparation tools and equipment, as directed by the cook
Able to complete simple food preparation
Able to use portion control when serving food
Able to assemble, dish and plate food according to the scheduled menu
Help to minimize waste and excess food
Maintain high quality food standards
Must come to work with proper uniform in accordance with Southview Senior Communities uniform policy.
Job Function: Safe Food Handling
Practice strict personal hygiene including proper hand washing techniques
Utilize gloves and hair restraint when handling cold and ready to eat foods
Monitor time and temperature of foods
Hold hot foods at 1400 F or above and cold foods at 410 F or below
Store and label foods properly
Job Function: Dining Room Attendant
Be familiar with weekly menu
Wash and sanitize tables
Know basic place settings when setting a table
Set tables with place settings and condiments
Replenish condiments as needed
Prepare beverages and serve per tenant request
Set up bussing station in a convenient, yet out of the way location
Transport food and supplies to other areas of the building as needed
Meet time schedule of meal service
Perform plate service for meal delivery
Follow service etiquette
Assist tenants with completion of menus
Be sensitive to and meet the needs of the tenants, following through with their requests
Clear tables between courses and at the end of the meal service
Job Function: Dishwashing
Operate dishwasher according to directions
Scrape, rinse, rack, wash, air dry and put dishware and kitchenware away
Keep an inventory of dishwashing supplies
Job Function: Cleaning
Clean and sanitize work areas, including dining room tables
Recycle cans and plastic in appropriate areas
Assist with cleaning of dining room and kitchen
Dispose of trash in proper place
Clean and maintain dining room appliances and dining room area
Sweep and mop the kitchen area
Wipe the beverage station as needed.
Good physical and mental health, including visual and auditory acuity.
Demonstrates good verbal communication skills, in English.