COOK @ Woodcrest Villa

Full-time, Permanent Position, Available on: 2023-02-06

*Full-time: 80 hours biweekly: 10:30AM-7:00PM
-NO Late Nights – Kitchen closes at 7:00PM
-ONLY Every Other Weekend (Sunday hours 6:30AM-2:30PM)
-Rotating Holidays Required (Not Every Holiday)

The Cook assists management in providing food for Residents, Guests, and Staff. They safely prepare food according to recipes or instructions and help control costs by correctly utilizing food and supplies. This position will be performed in accordance with Mennonite Home Communities Core Values, Mission Statement, and regulations.


-High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
-Formal culinary education or previous experiences in an institutional facility preferred.
-Experience preparing food according to recipes.


-Prepares assigned foods according to standardized recipes. Samples food during production to discover any issues that may result in consumer dissatisfaction.
-Correctly and safely operates kitchen equipment and reports equipment malfunctions to management.
-Maintains the kitchen in absence of the Managers or Sous Chefs. Assists in the completion of closing procedures for back & front of house staff.
-Rotates food, demonstrates food safety knowledge based on Servsafe® guidelines, and reports any suspicious food to the Manager before cooking or discarding. Ensures food is stored correctly. Completes all designated daily, weekly, and monthly quality key indicator procedures and logs.
-Assists with special functions, catering, and culinary events.
-Demonstrates basic culinary skills concerning food preparation and production, portion control, slicing, and cutting.

Mennonite Home Communities was founded in 1903, the Christ-based mission is to enrich the lives of residents, staff, and the community. Mennonite Home Communities is a non-profit organization, continuing care retirement community located in Lancaster, PA just across from Park City Mall. Mennonite Home Communities also offers a unique independent living experience for those living at Woodcrest Villa.


Mennonite Home Communities enriches the lives of our team members by offering competitive payrates and a generous, comprehensive benefit package! Benefits may include:

-Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
-401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
-Tuition Reimbursement, Scholarship & Advancement Programs
-Paid Time Off
-Company Paid Life Insurance
-Wellness Center & Pool at no charge to the employee

EOE/M/F/V/D Employer

Company: Mennonite Home Communities

Woodcrest Villa (Mennonite Home Communities)
2001 Harrisburg Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601

Contact: Justin Lewis
(717) 735-2683