Sr Cook (15141)


United States of America
Services for Older Adults
Employment Status:
Part Time



Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans.  Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve.  We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees.  Consider joining us!

This position will be scheduled 6 hours a day, during daytime hours.

As a Senior Cook you will prepare quality meals using LSS menus and recipes to serve congregate, Meals on Wheels (MOW) and to ship in bulk to satellite sites.You will order and receive food and supplies, direct kitchen/dining room cleaning and sanitation and work with site manager(s), kitchen staff, and volunteers to ensure a smooth delivery system. You will also provide direction, supervision and training to kitchen staff and assist with hiring new staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of one year of experience in a full service kitchen in a long term care facility, school, or restaurant.
  • Knowledge of quantity cooking: the ability to follow standardized recipes and convert measurements to accommodate the number of meals needed.
  • Knowledge of all kitchen equipment and utensils usage.
  • Knowledge of Health Department regulations.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions, train, supervise, and direct site staff and volunteers.
  • ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification; may be obtained after hire.

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability.   We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect.

Additional Posting Information:
6 hours a day, daytime hours

LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.