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Skilled Cook - 2500k sign on bonus

Charlton, Massachusetts
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
$2500 Sign On Bonus

Cook (Experienced)

The Overlook - Independent Living Community and Health Center

"We believe in empowering individuals to realize their potential where they live and work"

Are you passionate about all things culinary? Do your talents include extensive cooking knowledge, well-honed knife skills? Do you have an affinity for scratch, crafted, created? If so, one of our culinary centers of excellence at The Overlook may be the place for you. The seeds are planted and we are growing our 'farm-to-table' concept, with a continued focus on lifestyle, wellness, and hospitality in our extraordinary natural setting and we are adding to our Team. We are in search of a cook that enjoys working with fresh, real and local ingredients in fast paced, high volume professional kitchens that celebrate casual comforts to refined elegance. Senior living has changed. Available roles are full time with no late nights, some shifts begin at 6 am and most end by 7pm or 8 pm. We are currently looking for individuals of quality for both our Independent Living Restaurant and our Health Center Main Kitchen. Our compensation is market leading in the area and we have excellent benefits, including complimentary meals, 'pay on demand', free parking and we even launder your chef coats. If this interest you please apply!

As a Cook with The Overlook, you will be responsible for food production and presentation in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, HAACP guidelines and sanitation regulations, and budgetary guidelines while ensuring that the program meets or exceeds the highest quality with regard to product standards set forth by the company and the community.

Prepare, cook and serve food from scratch in accordance with menus that may change frequently
Utilize your skills in saute, broiling and baking with fresh and wholesome ingredients
Clean, sanitize and inspect equipment and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation
Follow established safety regulations in the use of equipment, chemicals and supplies
In some venues, may work directly with residents and guests and is responsible for providing gracious service


3 or more years of cooking experience in a food service or restaurant setting
Possess a current ServSafe certification or able to achieve on within 6 months of hire
Must have knowledge of kitchen safety, HAACP and sanitation guidelines and regulations, culinary techniques and their appropriate application.

When you choose The Overlook, you join a team of passionate professionals who care deeply about working in healthcare and serving those in their community. The Overlook is a non-profit organization that puts their residents, patients, team members and community first. Our Team of professionals is focused on building and fostering a great working environment!! While we may work autonomously much of the time, teamwork is the reason for our great outcomes, happy staff members and customer!

Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage all applicants of all ages.

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  • Job Reference: 706715153-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Overlook
  • Location: Charlton, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent