Project Description


Cottage Grove Place is looking for applicants for Cooks on Evening shift (11:30am – 8:00pm). This position would work both in our Grill area and Health Center Dining Room.

The Commons East Cook will work the afternoon shift in Cottage Grill. This person is responsible for prepping and preparing food orders as they come in. This person is also responsible for sanitary handling and preparation of the food, use of standardized recipes, meeting daily meal schedules, serving required portions, utilizing leftovers, and caring for and cleaning equipment as outlined.

  • Capable of short order cooking.

  • Complete appropriate paperwork, clean equipment used, and assist with total kitchen sanitation as assigned by leadership or cleaning list.

  • Maintains the hot food line and service to residents in cooperation with dietary staff and leadership.

  • Ensures proper temperatures and quality food.

  • Respond with respect and hospitality to all customers including leadership, waited service staff, fellow employees and residents.

  • Required to fulfill mandate schedule and overtime hours as requested.

  • Attend monthly In-Service meetings.

  • Contributes to a positive, healthy and safe work environment.


Required Qualifications

  • Ability to work with sensitive/confidential material.
  • Experience in food service in upscale restaurants, private clubs, and/or hotels.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background screen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum two (2) years’ formal culinary training program with degree or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of kitchen sanitation procedures.

Full Time offerings includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life STD, LTD, Medical and Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b), Holiday Pay, Vacation Time, Sick Time, Personal Time, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Mount Mercy University Corporate Educational Partnership.

Work Schedule

Full Time | 2nd shift

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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