Fairview Health Services


Job Locations US-MN-Lake City
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(1/7/2021 1:33 PM)
Requisition ID
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
Non-Clinical Support Staff
Lake City Care Center
Hours per 2 weeks
Nutrition Services


When you come to work at Ebenezer, we promise to support your growth, honor your strengths and empower you to make a difference in the lives of others. Named as a Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 11h time, Ebenezer is Minnesota’s largest senior living organization with over 100 years of excellent service, and we’re growing at an unprecedented rate!


Lake City Care Center is owned by the Mayo Clinic Health System with the daily operations managed by Ebenezer.  At any given time, as many as 90 people call the care center their home. Since we opened in 1978, we’ve served thousands of seniors.  The care center is connected to a Mayo clinic and hospital, so residents don't have to leave the building for a clinic appointment or emergency care if needed.


The cook is responsible for preparing and cooking meals as assigned using standardized recipes to meet established standards of high quality care. Plates food for optimal eye appeal to entice food consumption by our residents in our skilled nursing community. 


This position is casual/on-call hour- able to pick up Day or Evening shifts ahead of time for pre-planned needs and for last minute requests

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Properly cook foods to specified temperatures & quality standards 
  • Follow standardized recipes and products to insure products are consistent in quality and nutritional value. 
  • Weigh and measure ingredients per standardized recipes 
  • Assemble food within specified time frames. 
  • Ensures production and meal service are provided in a timely manner. 
  • Accurately complete tasks listed on daily preparation sheets.  
  • Plates meals for residents/staff/visitors & volunteers in an attractive manor.  
  • Follows the Food Storage Chart for proper food placement under refrigeration and dry storage. 
  • Take and document temperatures of food items and makes appropriate adjustments to achieve standards. 
  • Handle and prepare food in a safe manner following policies and procedures of infection control and safety 
  • Sanitize equipment and work area after each use. 
  • May supervise daily operations in absence of management, as well with assist with training new staff and procedure development 
  • Responsible for resident/guest customer service and responds appropriately and professionally 
  • Assists with events 




  • Ability to use technology (computers, micro soft office programs, hand held devices, cell phones)  
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing 
  • Ability to interact effectively with team members and empathetically with residents 
  • Must have good organizational skills along with solid decision making and judgment abilities 



  • Vocational/technical related degree 
  • ServSafe certification preferred, but we can assist in obtaining 
  • One to three years related experience preferred but not required 
  • High volume cooking experience in a similar environment preferred 


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