Line Cook

  • Express Employment Professionals
  • San Rafael, CA, USA
  • Apr 24, 2018

Job Description

Salary: $17-$19/hr DOE


Prepares and cooks a variety of food for agency residents, guests and patients. Performs other duties involved with sanitation, inventory, supplies and safety.

  • Assists in preparation of salads and dressings, desserts and sauces.
  • Assists Head Cook with food production.
  • Assists Chef with special catering events.
  • Makes stocks when necessary.
  • Organizes and prepares necessary meal preparation work for future meal items.
  • Prepares breakfast and lunch entrees for residents, SNF, and PCU.
  • Prepares salads and soups for both lunch and dinner.Prepares and cooks vegetables for PM meal.
  • Prepares and cooks starches for PM meal.
  • Prepares and cooks proteins as per daily menu.
  • May assist in agency tray line for the health center trays.
  • Maintains high standards of safety and sanitation.
  • Assists with cleaning and sanitizing as described on department cleaning list.
  • Operates all kitchen equipment that is required in food preparation and production.


Thorough knowledge of cooking techniques and procedures and operation of kitchen and workflow. Knowledge of kitchen equipment and food preparation. Ability to follow written and verbal instruction. Skills to lift and carry up to 25 pounds on a regular basis. Tact and courtesy in dealing with residents under sometimes trying conditions. Patience and understanding of the aged. Basic reading, writing and English skills to read menus and follow written and verbal instructions.


High school graduation or equivalent. Minimum of three to four years' experience in restaurants or institutional food service preparation as a cook with primary responsibility for meal preparation.

Experience as a cook in a high volume, industrial kitchen preferred.

Must be capable of performing the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations. Must meet health assessment requirements as regulated by the California Department of Social Services, including TB testing and fingerprint clearance required by Community Care Licensing through the State of California Department of Justice background check bureau. Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing, and/or possess sufficient communication skills to perform the tasks required.

Please email or call Kayla at if you are interested in this position. Remember we have a cash referral bonus for associates who refer candidates to us, know someone that is interested?

Express Office: San Rafael

38 Mitchell Boulevard

San Rafael, CA 94903