Prep Cook

The Palace Group

Coral Gables,FL


Luxury Senior Living Communities

In Coral Gables, Kendall & Homestead

Is looking for

Prep Cook

for its

Palace at Coral Gables

Luxury Independent Living for Active Adults

1 Andalusia Avenue Coral Gables, FL 33134

Best Independent Living Community in the US

by the National Associated of Home Builders, 2014

The #1 Priority of this position is

To assist cooks with the preparation of meals for our residents, employees, guests & for special events.

Properly clean and sanitize equipment, utensils & work surfaces in the kitchen area.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Set up serving area appropriately with cold foods, condiments, serving containers, dishes, flatware, etc.
  • Properly store & label food items.
  • Meet meals schedules.
  • Apportion food items based on diet order and residents food preference.
  • Maintain sanitation standards & food handling based on County, State & Federal regulations.


  • 2 years of experience in quantity cooking.
  • Experience in an institutional kitchen with mechanical food service equipment.
  • Culinary school student or graduate, preferred.
  • High school degree or equivalent, preferred.
  • Ability to follow supervisor s instructions.
  • Ability to practice The Palace Principles ( Teamwork , Safety & Ask! Don t Assume! )
  • Functional Math ability at high school level.
  • Speak, read & write English. Spanish, preferred.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Polite, responsible, always on time, resourceful, accurate & conscientious.
  • Flexible as to work schedule. Must be able to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays & in emergencies
  • Work in a safe and responsible manner, including taking precautions & safe work practices; obey the established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management & security; report and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair & maintenance needs.
  • Able to apply common-sense understanding to carry out oral or written instructions.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and multi-task.
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently AND as a team member.
  • Must enjoy teamwork.
  • Follow up with supervisor, co-workers or residents regarding complaints, problems & concerns.
  • Use tactful communications in sensitive & emotional situations.


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

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