Westminster at Lake Ridge
  • 28-Aug-2023 to 27-Sep-2023 (EST)
  • Dining Services
  • Lake Ridge, VA, USA
  • 17.00-19.00 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

PTO, 401k, Daily Pay

Westminster at Lake Ridge is certified as a Great Place to Work and is SAGE Certified. At Westminster at Lake Ridge our residents and employees are family. Come See Us, and Join Us!

Westminster at Lake Ridge is a premier Continuing Care Retirement Community serving older adults in three levels of service: Independent Living, Assisted Living and a Health Center. Our team of roughly 220 total employees serves a population of over 400 total residents on 62 acres that back up to the Occoquan reservoir. We take pride in the services we provide to residents and pride in our teams.

This is a great opportunity to join a mission-oriented organization and engaged leadership team that strives to make a difference in the lives of others.

Job Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for preparing cold and hot meals utilizing productions estimates listed on the production sheet. Additional duties include assisting Sous Chef or Chef in the cold production of food items for the Nursing Center meals following standardized recipes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares food for residents and guests for each meal period throughout the day in a timely manner.
  • Follows standardized recipes set by the Executive Chef.
  • Maintains high standards of quality food production and portion control in food preparation and serving.
  • Monitors food temperatures to ensure all food is in compliance with state and federal health regulations.
  • Acts as a leader of assigned position, ensuring productivity, efficiency and accuracy in work performed.
  • Cleans cooking areas and other kitchen equipment at the beginning and end of each meal period ensuring the highest level of sanitation is met.
  • Conducts daily check of refrigerators and freezers to ensure food has been properly stored and labeled.

Additional duties include:

  • Records cleaning duties in log book, reports any cleaning and sanitation concerns in a timely manner.
  • Checks all machinery, equipment and appliances are in proper working order.
  • Reports all hazardous conditions or equipment and of all accidents / incidents to the Executive Chef.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Knowledge of food preparation, cold and hot meal production.
  • Familiarity with sanitation principles "clean as you go".
  • Ability to follow recipes and food preparation instructions.
  • Good communication skills; must be able to demonstrate effective reading, writing, speaking in the English language.
  • Must be a detail-oriented person and be able to perform duties with great accuracy each day.
  • Must be able to work overtime, holidays, weekends as assigned.

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