Assistant Cook – The Claremont

West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing

The Claremont

 Job Description: Assistant Cook

Under the supervision of the Food service manager in conjunction with the Building Manager and Food service director, the assistant cook will be responsible for the preparation, serving and clean-up of the Claremont meal program.

  • Work with team members to prepare, meals for 90+ residents while adhering to menus and recipes provided by dietitian.
  • Serve food to the residents
  • Responsible for cleaning of the work area, equipment, kitchen, storage and dining area.
  • Follow all food safety procedures outlined by NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
  • Assist in accepting food deliveries and putting deliveries away following all DOH regulations
  • Meet with supervisors on a regular basis to discuss food service
  • Assist in the monitoring of dining room during meals.
  • Report any changes in status of residents to appropriate staff
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Work as a member of a team to establish and maintain high level of care and respect for and communication with residents
  • Work cooperatively with other staff members
  • Share information about resident progress, needs, and problems with appropriate staff.
  • Attend training sessions and conferences as required for enhancement of job skills
  • Implement emergency procedures as necessary
  • Submit all required reports in a complete and timely manner
  • Must be self-sufficient, reliable, and responsible.


  • Cooking and meal preparation experience –
  • Obtain and maintain NYC Food Protection Certificate.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Emotionally, mentally, and physically able to perform job responsibilities
  • Should be able to lift at least 25lbs and be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Able to speak, read, and write English (as required by DSS regulation 487.9.13)


Sunday: 6am-4pm
Monday: 6am-4pm
Tuesday: 6am-4pn
Wednesday: 6am-4pm

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