Lead Cook

The Forum at Town Center

Senior Living

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The Forum at Town Center is a beautiful community in Happy Valley, OR with more than 318 units offering independent living and assisted living.

Key Responsibilities


At this time, we are seeking an Lead Cook to join our team!



The planning, testing and costing of new menus and menu items.
Ordering, distribution and stock cost control of all food supplies.
Cleaning and maintenance of the kitchen and dining area.
Maintenance of the highest possible food and nutritional standards set by the company.
Maintenance of appropriate sanitation standards in accordance with the Federal, State and local regulations.
Functions as the lead worker over cooks and other food service personnel engaged in the preparation, cooking and serving of food items.
Hires, trains and instructs employees on food preparation, cooking and serving of food items to insure that all items are presented properly.
Assigns and monitors all work activities of food service personnel.

Experience and/or knowledge of special diets and meal preparation for large groups.
Supervisory experience desired.
Ability to read and understand recipes, work in a team environment, work flexible shifts, handle multiple tasks at one time and communicate effectively verbally and/or in writing.
Ability to lead or supervise other employees, perform detail work involving math calculations, problem solve, handle emergency situations, read and understand menus.
Must enjoy working with the elderly and able to accept constructive criticism.
Ability to interact with residents who are highly susceptible to common illness without posing additional health risks and must maintain good personal hygiene and wear a uniform.
Culinary Arts degree from recognized school as well as four years related experience as an Executive Chef or Assistant Executive Chef in a comparable size food service operation.

Our Core Values

We Put People First
We Act With Integrity
We Mind the Business
We Listen, Then Act Decisively
We Work to be Our Best
About Five Star
Five Star Senior Living Inc., a national healthcare and senior living provider headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, proudly offers the highest quality service and care with the warmth and hospitality of home. Founded in 2000, Five Star has two major operating division: Five Star Senior Living and AGEILITY Physical Therapy Solutions.

The Five Star Senior Living division includes more than 280 Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer’s/Memory Care, Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Retirement Communities. With communities in over 30 states and more than 25,000 team members, Five Star is committed to maximizing our residents’ independence and enhancing their lifestyles.

The Ageility division provides both inpatient and outpatient services to over 150 communities. These services are provided both within Five Star and to customers externally. We offer Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy Services. Our specialty programs includes our Step up to Stop falls Program, “Connections” our memory care therapy program, and our executive functioning program that focuses on cognitive strategies aimed at keeping our residents independent in areas such as medication management and house hold functions.

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