Cook - Royal Estates of El Paso

El Paso, TX

Job Description 

 Provides a high-quality, menu compliant, timely meal at all times to residents, guests, and staff. Participates in all aspects of food production.  Utilizes and maintains equipment in safe manner. 

 

Job Functions 

Essential Functions: 

  • Prepares all food in accordance with the daily menu planner, using Aventine Hills Communities standardized recipes, in a timely manner. 

  • Works and manages the food line during mealtime.

  • Plates food in an attractive manner and ensures that all condiments and garnishes are prepared and served with the appropriate foods. 

  • Maintains Hydration Station(s) to be properly stocked, food rotated and clean during assigned hours 

  • Keeps work area and serving line equipment clean and adheres to sanitation cleaning schedules. 

  • Ensures proper food temperature maintenance. 

  • Keeps stockrooms, coolers and freezers clean and ensures that food supply stocks are rotated, all perishables are labeled, dated and stored properly. 

  • Keeps food waste to a minimum by using food storage and food recycling techniques. 

 

Non-Essential Functions: 

  • Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings. 

  • Performs all duties in adherence to Aventine Hills Communities standards. 

  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices. 

  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward all residents, visitors, and co-workers. 

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of Aventine Hills Communities. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

Qualifications/Skills/Requirements 

  • A High School Diploma or General Education Degree; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  • Obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates to include ServSafe. 

  • Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed 

 

Physical Requirements & Requirements 


 

 

None 

Under 

1/3 

1/3 to 

2/3 

Over 

2/3 

Stand 

 

 

 

x 

Walk 

 

 

 

x 

Sit 

 

x 

 

 

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel 

 

 

x 

 

Reach with hands and arms 

 

 

x 

 

Climb or balance 

 

x 

 

 

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl 

 

x 

 

 

Talk or hear 

 

 

x 

 

Taste or smell 

 

 

 

x 

 

 

 

 

None 

Under 

1/3 

1/3 to 

2/3 

Over 

2/3 

Up to 10 pounds 

 

 

 

x 

Up to 25 pounds 

 

 

 

x 

Up to 50 pounds 

 

 

x 

 

Up to 100 pounds 

x 

 

 

 

More than 100 pounds 

x