Chef/Lead cook at Anthology Senior Living

Posted in Restaurant - Food Service 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Troy, Michigan

Job Description:

Continue your life story with us:At Anthology Senior Living, we exist to make remarkable impacts on the lives we touch. We strive to do just that by providing our residents with a boutique-inspired experience through the best hospitality and care every day. Our communities are beautifully and purposely built for the discerning resident; one who does not want to compromise what is important to them as they deal with the new realities of aging. Every resident and employee has a unique story, and by celebrating the individual, we create a stronger community fueled by the power of connection.

Title: Lead Cook


Shift: Full Time

Hiring bonus offered 1,500.00 Paid in increments

Job Summary:

  • Support the delivery and execution of quality food service to residents and guests

  • Prepare fresh, nutritious, appealing, and delicious meals

  • Work with the Director of Culinary on planning and executing menus

  • Prepare dishes following the pre-establish menus and recipes

  • Alter ingredients to better serve the tastes and dietary needs of our residents and guests

  • Take the lead in certain areas, such as the cookline, cleanliness and sanitation and supervise the entire operation in the absence of the director of culinary

  • Help organize the process, so the kitchen runs smoothly

  • Ensure meals are received in a timely manner

  • Assist the Director of Culinary on scheduling shifts

  • Ensure a clean and safe work environment

  • Ensure all are in compliance with food safety and handling procedures

  • Abide by best practices and instruct others on cleaning, slicing techniques, equipment maintenance, sanitization, and proper refrigeration

  • Be able to perform other duties as required


  • At least three plus years’ previous experience in kitchens; hotels, hospitals, senior living, and related operations preferred

  • A high school diploma or equivalent certificate

  • Certificate or Associate Degree in Culinary Arts preferred

  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment and cooking techniques

  • Advanced knife skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Fluent in the English language

  • Current Food Handler certificate, ServSafe certification or First Aid Certification is a plus

  • Positive attitude and the ability to work well with all people, particularly seniors

Benefit & Perks:

  • Benefits eligibility starting 1st of the month following hire date for *Full Time Employees*

  • Robust benefit plan offerings including Medical (PPO and HAS Plans), Dental, Vision, Critical Illness, Accident Insurance, HSA, FSA, Etc.

  • Employer Paid: Short Term/ Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program

  • 401(k) plan with employer match

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

  • Company paid continuing education - 4 hours of “CARES Dementia Basics” and 4 hours of “CARES Dementia-Related Behaviors.

  • Daily employee meal provided

  • Employee referral bonus program

Anthology Senior Living is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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