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Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE) is now 2Life Communities.

Why the name change?

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Part-Time Prep Cook

Join the 2Life team as a Prep Cook at Shillman House in Framingham.

Position:  Prep Cook (Cook 3)
Reports To: Shillman House Chef Manager
Status: Part Time: Friday and Saturday 10:30am to 7:30 pm and Sunday 8:00am to 1:00pm

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with kitchen duties

  • Assist with preparation of meals and catering orders.

  • Produce entrees, side dishes, and sandwiches

  • Assist with breakfast preparation.  Communicate with site representative regarding breakfast service.

  • Assist with writing Daily menu.

  • Help to ensure that all food and supply orders are received and stored in a timely manner.

  • Serve dinner from line.

  • Clean kitchen after production.

  • Maintain a high standard of sanitation.

  • Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Work independently

  • Stand for up to 8 hours

  • Lift items weighing between10 to 50 pounds

  • Constant bending and reaching as high as 8 feet, using step ladder if necessary

  • Walk and deliver meals through overheated hallways

  • Handle equipment at temperatures as high as 500 degrees

  • Handle temperatures as low as 10 below zero

  • Handle knives and other sharp objects appropriately and safely

  • Ability to stand, bent over, washing dishes for up to 5 hours if the need arises to cover the dish area.

  • Set up/break down serving area and dining room if needed

  • Ability to cover lead cook or cook 2 position when needed.

  • Be flexible

Qualifications

A willingness to learn and follow Kosher laws.  Must be ServeSafe certified. Have ability to work independently at times.  Must be proficient in English.

This person must have a flexible work schedule and a working knowledge of sanitation and food preparation.

Experience

A minimum of 3 years’ experience preparing, cooking and serving restaurant quality foods.  

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job.  The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

*External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and resume by email to hrjobs@2lifecommunities.org; by fax to (617) 912-8469, or by mail to Human Resources, 2Life Communities, 30 Wallingford Road, Brighton, MA 02135. For further information about 2Life Communities and its Shillman House, see our website at www.2lifecommunities.org. 2Life Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.