Job: Cook

Title Cook
Job Information



Full Time | Weekdays 10:30am-7pm | Every Other Weekend 5:30am – 2pm


Benefits: Medical | Dental | Vision | 401k | Life


Location: Tabor Hills Healthcare Facility | 1347 Crystal Avenue | Naperville, IL 60563


Phone: 630.778.6677 ext. 1257


169 Bed Facility with a 5 Star Quality Rating by CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services). Tabor Hills Healthcare Facility provides a range of services including: skilled nursing care, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care.


Job Description:

The Cook reviews menus and work orders to determine type and quantities of food to be prepared. Prepares meals according to planned menus and standardized recipes in a sanitary manner to ensure the utmost quality with a minimum of waste. Reviews menus to identify all foods required for therapeutic diets before preparing foods using nutritionally equivalent substitutes when required.


The Cook operates a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment, such as blenders, mixers, grinders, slicers, and tenderizers. Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams food items to prepare for consumption. Washes, peels, cuts, and shreds vegetables and fruits in preparation for use. Tastes and observes food by tasting and smelling for palatability. Meets meal schedules. Serves meals according to portion control. Slices portions of meat individual servings, adding gravies, sauces, and garnishes as required.


The Cook maintains the Dining Services Department according to established rules and regulations. Directs and assists in performing daily and scheduled cleaning duties. Assigns duties to dining services aides as needed. Stores food in designated areas, utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements, food spoilage, and food sanitation. Utilizes supplies and equipment properly and without waste. Thinks and acts calmly and logically to meet unusual occurrences of the job without being thrown off stride. Performs any miscellaneous work assignments, as may be required. Notifies Director of Dining Services or Supervisor regarding supplies of poor quality or inappropriate items.



  • Ability to lift 50-pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50- pounds. Frequent stooping, pushing, pulling, standing, and walking required.
  • Ability to follow time schedules for meal preparation and dining service.
  • Maintain a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance.


Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Completion and Possession of Food Service Sanitation Certification required


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