A Uniquely Caring Environment

Since 1981, Sunrise Senior Living has been the employer of choice for warm-hearted people searching for meaningful work in a nurturing, ethical and active environment. We offer a uniquely sensitive approach and personal touch to caring for people in the senior years of their lives.

With 270 communities located throughout the U.S., 16 communities in Canada and our Community Support Office located in McLean, VA., we are always seeking exceptional people with a passion for working with seniors. Above all, we want people who are dedicated to the mutually rewarding experience that comes from caring for others.

Serving Hearts

Sunrise team members share Sunrise’s passion for seniors and commitment to quality. We hire the very best team members who have a natural serving heart and commitment to providing the very best in service and care.

From its early beginnings, Sunrise has cultivated a caring, family-like atmosphere for our team members. We champion the quality of life, not only for seniors, but also for the team members who care for them. People who choose to pursue a career at Sunrise enjoy our personal touch to providing focused, daily care.

Feel the warmth of a Sunrise career.

Job Description

JOB OVERVIEW

"It makes me feel good knowing that we make the residents’ lives better. We laugh with them, cry with them, sing and dance with them – we brighten their day. Working here is an unbelievable privilege and it will be something I carry with me for the rest of my life!"

- Sunrise Team Member

At Sunrise, our Cook is responsible for the preparation and serving of meals, sanitation of food service areas, accurate record keeping, receiving, rotating and inventory of products and regulatory compliance.

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities:
- Preparing and serving the residents in our community
- Ensuring all special dietary needs are met and preparing texture modified food as directed
- Following the specially prepared Sunrise menus and production sheets to maintain the highest possible quality and consistency
- Ensuring compliance with all record keeping, food safety and risk management requirements

Qualifications:
- Maintains a current ServSafe certificate (food services sanitation certificate) or able to participate in the food services sanitation training to become ServSafe certified
- One (1) year job related experience including food preparation, full-line menu items and therapeutic diets
- A culinary apprenticeship or training is preferred
- A high School diploma or GED accepted
- To be successful you will need to have the ability to handle multiple priorities, possess written and verbal skills for effective communication, be competent in organizational, time management skills and demonstrate good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
- You will also need to demonstrate your ability to serve seniors in a team environment

Sunrise maintains a drug-free work environment and all offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on submitting to and successfully completing and passing a drug and alcohol test.

ABOUT SUNRISE

Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families.

At Sunrise, you will…

Make a Difference Every Day
We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.

Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community
We care for residents and each other, and offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.

Ignite Your Potential
You have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, and achieve your career goals. 
Property Name
Sunrise Senior Living
Job Title
Cook
Location
Virginia-Fairfax
Company Name
City
Fairfax
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
No
Industry
Hotel/Resort
Position Categories
Cook, Cook - Prep