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    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Food Service
    Hours / Pay Period
    Mercy McMahon Terrace
    Standard Hours
    Varied, Weekends Required
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Mercy McMahon Terrace is located adjacent to Mercy General Hospital in the heart of East Sacramento. By providing quality care services through its assisted living program, along with the maintenance-free lifestyle available with independent living, residents at Mercy McMahon Terrace are free to focus their energy on living their life to the fullest. With nurses on staff for 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the care at Mercy McMahon Terrace goes beyond what many senior communities can provide. For more information, visit www.mercymcmahonterrace.org.


    • Set up station according to company guidelines
    • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
    • Temp all food; breakfast, lunch, dinner. Log charts.
    • Check and log refrigerator freezer temperatures.
    • Follow   recipes,   portion   controls,   and   presentation specifications as set by Food Service Director.
    • Check menu and see if any food needs to prepared for next day or if meat needs to be pulled form freezer to be thawed.
    • Restock all items as need though out shift.
    • Clean  and  maintain station  in  practicing good  safety, sanitation and organizational skills.
    • Has good understanding and knowledge to properly use and maintain all equipment n the kitchen.
    • Assists with  cleaning, sanitation and  organization of kitchen, walk-ins, coolers and all storage areas.
    • Performs additional responsibilities although not detailed as requested by Food Service Director at  any time.


    • Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills.
    • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation of food handling procedures.
    • Previous prep and line cook experience.
    • English speaking and professional communication skills are required.
    • Must be able to speak, read and understand basic cooking directions.
    • Ability to take direction.
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
    • Must have problem solving abilities, be self motivated and organized.
    • Commitment to quality service, food and beverage knowledge.


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