Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Job Description

Opportunity overview

Meriwether Residence in LaVista, NE an Agemark Senior Living community and #10 in the country of Great Places to Work in Aging Service, is looking for a Full Time Cook to to provide consistently tasteful, nutritious and appealing meals/snacks, and promote healthy choices. NO!  You will not be serving pureed, mushy food!  We are looking for great, scratch cooked meals that are presented well on nice plates and served.


We’re more than a company. We’re a family.

You hear it everywhere – companies describing themselves a family. But families are all different, and so is the way they look at work and life. This is what makes us the best kind of family.

We recognize each person’s talents, skills and personality and bring that into their position. We encourage people to become the best they can be and hold them to high standards. That’s because we believe in them, and their success. These family ties, so to speak, are part of every decision we make as a company.


Full Time Cook position details:

As the Cook, the core of your job will be to provide a great first impression and amazing dining experience for all residents and guests. This includes offering the highest-quality, consistent and personalized service we’re known for in communities all across the U.S.

You’ll also be responsible to:

  • Prepare meals and snacks that are consistently tasteful, nutritious and appealing.
  • Assure prompt, cheerful food service to residents and guests.
  • Maintain a sanitary, orderly and safe kitchen and dining environment.
  • Assist with menu planning; review and adjust menus with Supervisor to accommodate foods in season, vendor prices, special events and holidays.
  • Alter or adapt meals to accommodate special dietary needs of residents.
  • Assist with ordering, delivery and inventory of food, supplies and equipment, as directed.
  • If required, meet with new residents as part of their orientation to dietary services.
  • Ensure proper handling, labeling and storage of food for infection control.
  • Maintain an accurate record of chargeable and non-chargeable meals, as directed.  Receive payment for meals/dietary services if required.
  • Meet with new residents to assess likes, dislikes, special needs, and explain services and routines.

Full time Cook qualifications details:

  • At least 1 year of prior professional food preparation and service experience required.
  • ServSafe certification required or able to complete in short amount of time.
  • Knowledge of food handler and safety regulations.
  • Proven track record of integrity
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Must be detail oriented and accurate
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of verbal and written information pertaining to residents, prospective residents, facility operations and personnel


Come on, join the family!
If you’d like to join a group of passionate, caring people who use our collective experiences to positively impact the lives of our residents and families every day, talk to us! Together, we're working to redefine what senior care should be. Competitive pay along with benefits available and PTO accrued on the first day. Get free meals and pop, monthly inventive drawings, free yoga classes, and Verizon discounts! We also subscribe to where you can get 20-60% off 100,000 items such as tickets, restaurants, sporting events, and local deals. Work to help us create and environment you would want for your own loved one! EOE

Job ID: 256408918

Agemark Senior Living-Meriwether
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