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Astral at Franklin | April 29, 2023

Job Type : Full Time

Job Location: 1375 Nicole Drive, Franklin, IN, 46131

Employer: Astral at Franklin

Job Description

ASTRAL AT FRANKLIN, a brand new Senior Living community, is about embracing our residents’ well-being by providing the fullest in lifestyles, focusing on health, heart and soul. It’s a community that’s centered on the way residents want to live, with a new and refreshing approach to the senior lifestyle, helping residents remain as self-sufficient as possible. The Cook is a key member of the dining team tasked with providing nutritious high quality food to support a truly great dining experience is when our guest's needs are anticipated and met for them, resulting in a very high degree of satisfaction.


Prepares food daily as outlined on the menus. Alters or adapts recipes to accommodate special dietary needs of residents or to improve recipes. Ensures attractive presentation of food on the plate before serving.

Coordinates and participates in serving food. Monitors portion control to meet residents' requests and minimize waste. Maintains an accurate record of chargeable meals (resident, guest and catered). Submits record to the office by the designated date each month.

Assists with menu planning; reviews and adjusts menus with Director of Dining to accommodate foods in season, vendor sale prices, special events and holidays.

Assists in identifying food and supplies needed for the next week's menus and reports to the Dietary Manager. Prepares meats for storage and portion control upon delivery; ensures proper storage of all delivered foods and ingredients.

Keep track of and order supplies.

Makes accurate disbursement of residents’ trust fund.

Performs clerical duties for department heads as necessary.

Provides team spirit by cross training to help others within the office.


High School diploma or GED
Some college or culinary school experience preferred
Residential/Commercial cooking experience
One to three years cooking experience in a geriatric environment preferred

Employee Benefits:

We believe in our associates and are committed to creating an environment that is supportive and nurturing of your career path! We offer competitive compensation and tuition reimbursement along with training, continuing education and wellness programs.

Tuition Assistance
Paid Time Off
Associate discounts

Our vision of service is to provide excellent, person-centered care designed to help our residents experience the fullness of their lives wherever they find themselves on life’s journey. We believe in our associates and are committed to creating an environment that is encouraging and nurturing of your career path.

Are you ready to write the next chapter of your story? Apply now! DFWP/EOE/e-verify

Astral at Franklin takes the health and safety of its employees, residents, patients, customers and their families very seriously. To that end, we have concluded that the best way to ensure the safety of these individuals is to mandate that all of our employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Therefore, when considering whether to apply for this position, please know that in order to become employed by Astral at Franklin (if otherwise eligible), you must provide satisfactory proof, such as a vaccine card, that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. You will not be required to provide this proof unless and until you receive a formal job offer from Astral at Franklin. Please also know that Astral at Franklin will accept and review requests for accommodations for qualified individuals who cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccination because of a sincerely held religious belief or due to a medical issue.

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