Cook, PT or FT, 5000 Bonus, The Pines

  • Cassia
  • Richfield, MN, USA
  • Jun 14, 2022
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

The Pines Senior & Assisted Living is hiring Part-Time and Full-Time Cooks to join our beautiful facility with highly trained professional, caring, and dedicated staff. For your dedication you'll be eligible for up to a $5,000 bonus! If you have a desire to be part of our team, love to bake and want to serve the elderly, but do not have the experience, we will train you! 

Your passion for cooking nutritious and appetizing meals will be highly valued by our residents. Our ideal candidate will be a team player with strong communication and customer service skills. 

There are Part-Time and Full-Time, benefit eligible positions available working varied schedules including every other weekend. Meals prepared are breakfast (6 am start), lunch, social hour snack and dinner (no late nights though, done by 7 pm). Employees will receive a food discount during your shift- meals will be only $3!

PT Hours: 6:00 am to 2:30 pm; or 11:00 am to 7:00 pm (No Late Nights!).  Bonus:  $2,500
FT Hours: 7:00 am to 3:00 pm or 11:00 am to 7:00 pm (No Late Nights).  Bonus:  $5,000

Pay: $16 to $19 / hour DOE

For a limited time new hires will receive a Sam’s Club or Costco membership at the 90-day mark. As long as you are still with us and in good standing, we will renew your membership annually!


  • Competitive wages with credit for experience
  • Tuition Discount Opportunities/ Scholarships/ Student Loan Forgiveness (site specific, ask for details)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 403(b) or 401(k) with employer match
  • Healthcare, dental, health savings, vision, life, disability, & flex spending options for Full-Time employees
  • Employer paid Basic Life Insurance for Full-Time Employees 
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Longevity Recognition, Paid Volunteer Time, and Mentorship Programs
  • Collaborative and Inclusive Work Culture
  • Employee Assistance Program with free confidential counseling/coaching for self and family members 

Cook responsibilities: 

  • Deliver exceptional service to residents by providing fast, friendly and excellent customer service to all guests.
  • Prepare and cook all meals to ensure adherence to recipes and quality standards. This will also include feature/specials and grill service.
  • Inspect kitchen for conformance to government and company safety and sanitation requirements.
  • Review planned meals and take note of special diet requests.
  • Observe and report on low stock or high-demand choices.
  • Assist in orders and schedules delivery of food and supplies from local vendors.
  • Observe and report on resident change of condition or changes in ability.
  • Participate in meetings and required training to maintain regulatory standards of food service at the community.

Cook skills and requirements:

  • 1-2 years' prior experience working in commercial or catering cooking/ food preparation preferred.
  • Strong communication skills to interact with residents and staff.
  • Ability to stand for length of shift.
  • Team player willing to work in fast-paced environment. 

Cassia’s Response to COVID-19:
Cassia is serious about your safety and health—it is our number one priority. We have implemented COVID-19 protocols (routine cleaning & disinfecting, physical distancing, and resident & employee testing) and provide staff with personal protective equipment for every shift. We also offer vaccines to staff and residents through our own A&E Pharmacy.

About Us:

The Pines in Richfield is a 82-unit independent and assisted living campus. We received the 2020 Pinnacle Award for Employee Experience! You will feel like a part of our family in our small community. Our staff enjoy walking through the Kirchbak Sculpture Gardens and paths during their breaks. We also offer employee discounts on restaurant-style food located onsite. Do not wait to apply— join our team today!

We take pride in providing compassionate care to our residents by focusing on our 8 pillars of excellence (Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Stewardship, Unity, Respect, and Collaboration).

Cassia, an affiliation between Augustana Care and Elim Care, is a Christian mission organization with over 200 years of combined experience caring for those in need. We strive to inspire residents to live the lives that are most fulfilling to them. We take pride in the longevity of our management team and invite you to apply to learn more!

Cassia is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer/