Green Acres Foundation
  • 09-May-2019 to 08-Jul-2019 (PST)
  • Administration
  • Lethbridge, AB, CAN
  • Part Time

Cook I employees are responsible for the preparation of meals, maintaining kitchen organization and cleanliness in a smooth and efficient manner, safe food handling, and inventory control. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan, prepare, and produce appetizing, tasty, and nutritious food appropriate for seniors within the following organizational guidelines:
    • follow the cyclical menu plan, while creatively varying protein component
    • prepare meals and snacks from scratch using as little processed/prepared food as possible
    • emphasize appealing presentation
    • determine appropriate substitutions to comply with Canada Food Guide requirements
    • ensure preparation of adequate meal quantities
    • ensure appropriate meal portions are served
  • Ensure cleanliness of kitchen and food service areas following provincial Food Safety standards
  • Order food supplies within budget and in a timely manner
  • Ensure proper rotation of food stock
  • Ensure proper storage of food supplies according to provincial health standards
  • Assist management in preparing a rotation menu as required
  • Assist with the Medication Assistance Program as required
  • Respond to emergency calls as required
  • Complete necessary documentation as required
  • Support and adhere to all safe food handling practices
  • Train and monitor new cook personnel
  • Assist with serving and cleanup in the dining room as required
  • Other duties as required


  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Journeyman Cook Certificate
  • Provincial certification in food safety and hygiene
  • Standard First Aid certification
  • WHMIS training


  • Two - three years' cook experience preferred
  • Bulk cooking experience preferred

 Specific Requirements:

  • Current satisfactory Criminal Record Check

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of this position.



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