Judson Senior Living
  • Chagrin Falls, OH, USA
  • Full Time
  • South Franklin Circle

South Franklin Circle, in Chagrin Falls, is seeking a Lead Cook. Currently hiring for a Full Time position.

* Free Meal Every Shift * Holiday & Birthday Pay * Annual Associate Bonus *

* Rapidly Accruing Paid Time Off for Part Time and Full Time employees *


South Franklin Circle is a premier independent living community in the Cleveland suburb of Chagrin Falls.

What makes South Franklin Circle an employer of choice?

A CAREER with South Franklin Circle means you will be connected, inspired and engaged to make a difference in the lives of others every day! South Franklin Circle is a place where you have opportunities to grow and be recognized for the meaningful work you do in a positive, inclusive environment.

We offer COMPETITIVE and COMPREHENSIVE benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Career Development
  • Campus perks, Discounted On-Campus Meals and Free Parking
  • Rapidly Accruing Paid Time Off

What will I do in this role with South Franklin Circle?

As a Lead Cook, supporting our mission will include the following responsibilities:

  • Oversees and participates in food preparation and production
  • Practice proper hand washing, glove use, and other sanitation guidelines.
  • Review daily menu, specials, and spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of specialized diets and allergens.
  • Demonstrate role model effective courteous communication skills with associates, peers, residents, and visitors.
  • Ability to perform all duties required by the positions supervised in the main kitchen.
  • Direct day-to-day operation of production team; set expectations of production associates.
  • Assist Executive Chef with coordinating purchasing requirements; including forecasting, ordering, receiving, and inventory/storage of all supplies.
  • Setup and maintain reports necessary to deliver meals to serving areas.
  • Maintain sanitation program including checklists and daily documentation.
  • Assist in developing department goals.
  • In the absence of the Manager, coordinate daily operations; checking for staffing and service issues.
  • Assist in hiring, training, HR reporting, and corrective actions needed to maintain neat, responsive, well trained, safety and quality focused team.
  • Coordinate equipment repairs with maintenance and vendors as needed.
  • Participate in Judson programs/projects as designated.
  • Coordinate and plan (in some cases help setup) catered events in coordination with Director, Executive Chef and Assistant Director of Dining Services as well as other department managers and staff.
  • Prepare special function foods in timely fashion & assist with setup if necessary.
  • Ensure that daily menu offerings are available in a timely, appealing and temperature desired manner.
  • Designated goals, regulations and guidelines are met. (Especially Food Cost)
  • Adhere to all company rules and safety procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What do I need to be a Lead Cook with South Franklin Circle?

  • A minimum of 2 years of fine dining experience required.
  • Associates Degree in Culinary Training preferred.
  • Must have ServSafe certification.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented, able to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Must have effective communication skills, be courteous and considerate of others.
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and follow complex tasks.
  • Must be able to work flexible days/times.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and maintain composure under stressful conditions.
  • Computer skills in Excel, Word, Publisher, and Financial Software. Knowledge in POS systems.

How is South Franklin Circle unique?

  • South Franklin Circle is part of Judson Senior living, a not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) offering independent living, assisted living, memory support services, short-term rehabilitative and long-term skilled nursing care, home care, hospice, community memberships, and outreach initiatives.
  • Our employees are committed to our Core Values: Respectfulness, Empowerment, Communication, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence.
  • Three stunning campuses and over 110 years of experience serving Northeast Ohio with compassion, excellence and innovation has solidified our stellar reputation for making a difference in the lives of others every day!

Judson Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer and follows a practice of affirmative action in promoting equal employment opportunity. Judson Retirement Community does not discriminate on actions involving recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment and promotion.

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