Van Wert Manor
160 Fox Road
Van Wert, OH 45891
How to apply:

Food Service Cook


Prepares meals according to the daily menu and diet specifications in order to ensure successful completion of daily meal service operations

Essential Functions:

Because HCF exists to care for our residents, regular attendance and punctuality are essential to provide quality care

Must be in good physical condition as the position requires the ability to stand on one’s feet throughout the day, as well as, push, pull, move and/or lift repetitively during working hours.

Must be commited to the HCF mission, values, philosophy and Service Excellence Initiative

Must be able to complete performance requirements independently while using good judgment as well as have the ability to harmoniously work with others

Must be able to read, write, and understand the English language

Position Responsibilities:

Must follow all federal, state and local regulations and standards and care center policies and procedures

Must meet job related competencies as outlined in the Skills Competency Manual

Ensure proper preparation, portioning and serving of meals

Maintain an accurate log of food temperatures daily

Prepare food according to recipe and ensures palatability

Clean and sanitize equipment and areas of the kitchen according to established policies and procedures

Operate all food service equipment safely

Attend required in-service education

All other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Reading, writing, making simple calculations and following oral or written instructions.

A minimum of a grammar school education is essential. A high school diploma is preferred. ServSafe Certification recommended, or for Ohio only, Ohio Department of Health Level II Certification in Food Protection.

Career LevelMeal Preparation Cook


Promotion opportunitiesHCF is a large organization with many opportunities for growth within our Family of Companies and Corporate office.

FlexibilityWe understand how difficult it can be to find a job that balances your time with school, kids, or other priorities. We’ll do our best to provide flexible options that work with your schedule.

Education/LearningFree certifications and courses will be at your fingertips every day to help you grow in your position and gain professional experience for future opportunities. Our Tuition Reimbursement program is something we are very proud of. We are excited to provide financial assistance to our hard-working employees to help them reach their professional goals.

Competitive benefit package – Includes sick, vacation, 401K with match. There are too many other benefits to list!

Van Wert Manor