Spectrum Health Companies
  • Cook
  • Cook, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Paid Time Off, scholarship and tuition discount programs and more!

Enjoy cooking? Are you looking for a resident-centered company, with stable and year-round employment?

Established assisted living and memory care community in Cook, MN is seeking candidates for a Cook to join our team.

Position includes a weekend and a holiday rotation. Part time hours available. Additional hours based on client and community needs.


POSITION SUMMARY: The cook will be responsible for meal preparation for up to 45 residents and staff. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for nutritious meals, desserts and snacks, while proving a safe and welcoming environment
  • Assist the supervisor in keeping a calendar of meals, and ensure groceries and supplies are ordered and stored in an effective and cost-efficient manner
  • Ensure all meals are properly prepared to meet food safety guidelines



  • Candidates must be hardworking and dedicated to provide an exceptional customer service experience
  • An experienced cook is preferred large batch cooking, healthcare experience preferred 
  • Understand and exhibit infection control procedures, including proper handwashing techniques
  • Know and adhere to OSHA safety regulations and ensure all persons in kitchen/dining room follow correct procedures
  • Skills in performing a variety of jobs quickly with time constraints and interruptions that may require independent action and/or judgement with persons and/or schedules that frequently change
  • Ability to maintain excellent interpersonal and cooperative relationships with management, staff, residents and residents' family
  • Candidates will be subject to a criminal background study
  • High school diploma/GED is preferred



  • Ability to stand, speak, utilize both hands with repetitive movements, for long periods of time
  • Ability to listen and communicate clearly, fluently and diplomatically orally and in writing in the English language
  • Ability to bend and stoop using good body mechanics
  • Ability to push/pull/lift up to and in addition of 80lbs on occasion

The successful candidate must have a passion for excellent customer service and commitment to exceptional quality food.

Spectrum is an EOE/Drug Free/AA employer


ABOUT US:  Spectrum Health Companies is a MN-based statewide community health care provider of Assisted Living, Memory Care, Homecare and Independent Living services. We are proudly Medicare certified, and Deficiency Free for 3 MDH surveys in a row!  We value a positive team-work environment, provide opportunity for career advancement, and strongly encourage a work-life balance.

BENEFITS OVERVIEW: Based on qualifications - Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, company paid basic life and AD&D insurance, Supplemental and Voluntary insurance options, 401K with employer match, Paid Time Off/Holidays, free (PAID) training, scholarship opportunities, tuition, discounts, cell phone discounts, and Flexible Health Spending Account/Dependent Care Account/Health Savings Account options.


**If you need assistance applying on-line, an on-site
computer kiosk and administrative support is available
during business hours at:
Carefree Living, Cook
151 4th Street SE

Apply on-line at www.spectrumhealthcos.com or call 218-741-3013 with any questions - Ask for Laura Smith.

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