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Sunrise Senior Living Cook in Abington, Pennsylvania

Sunrise Senior Living was again certified as a Great Place to Work® by Activated Insights. This is the 7th time Sunrise has received this top culture and workplace designation, highlighting the special place Sunrise is to be a part of.


Sunrise of Abington

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The Cook uses their knowledge and experience in food production to ensure the proper, timely, and safe preparation and service of food according to established recipes, while adhering to all food safety and sanitation requirements and maintaining a safe and orderly kitchen. Responsible to effectively manage all food production in the absence of the Dining Services Coordinator.




As a part of the Sunrise team, supporting our Mission, Principles of Service and Core Values is a fundamental part of this job. Our foundational belief is the sacred value of human life. The unique responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to the essential functions listed as follows:

  • Ensures high standards for food taste and quality are upheld at all times.

  • Prepares and serves meals in a timely manner and in accordance with established standardized recipes and menus.

  • Utilizes production sheets to accurately record food production quantities and cooking, holding, and cooling temperatures.

  • Prepares required dietary modifications as ordered.

  • Uses Sunrise systems per guidelines for order taking and meal delivery to ensure accuracy.

  • Stocks, rotates, dates, and stores product according to food safety standards and regulations.

  • Maintains clean and organized kitchen, storage, and work areas.

  • Completes assigned cleaning duties and ensures accuracy of daily and weekly cleaning logs.

  • Maintains accurate equipment logs and reports any issues promptly.

  • Maintains all cooking equipment in a safe and working order and reports any issues promptly.

  • Complies with OSHA/British Columbia Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requirements and Risk Management programs and policies, adheres to safety rules and regulations, and practices safety procedures at all times including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), fire extinguishers, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and Lockout Tagout procedures.

  • Responsible for performing other Dining Services duties when assigned by community leadership in the following areas, but not limited to:

  • Performs dishwashing tasks to properly wash and sanitize all dishes and china, silverware, glassware, utensils, and cookware.

  • Operates dish machine(s) according to manufacturer instructions.

  • Performs light janitorial duties, including but not limited to sweeping work areas, sanitizing production areas, and emptying trash.

  • Cleans assigned kitchen equipment, including but not limited to stoves, ovens, fryers, microwaves, mixers, slicers, refrigerators, freezers, worktables, prep sinks, ice makers, coffee machines, hoods, and ventilation screens.

  • Assists with service in the dining areas as needed.

Collaboration, Engagement, and Team Success

  • Actively participates and commits to working toward team goals.

  • Demonstrates our Team Member Credo in daily interactions.

  • Commits to serving our residents and guests through our Principles of Service,

  • Contributes to the overall engagement programs for both residents and team members.

  • Attends regular meetings; Town Hall, Department Team, Cross Over, and others as directed by the Dining Services Coordinator (DSC).

  • Maintains compliance in assigned required training and all training required by state/province or other regulating authorities as applicable to this role to ensure that Sunrise standards are always met.


  • One (1) year job related experience including food preparation in a restaurant, hotel, or other similar environment.

  • High School Diploma/GED.

  • Maintain the following certifications and ongoing training and re-education as required by Sunrise and regulations and laws as applicable:

  • CPR Certificate and First Aid Certificate.

  • ServSafe® Manager Certificate.

  • Local Health Department Food Handler Card.

  • Prior culinary apprenticeship or training a plus.

  • Written and verbal skills for effective communication.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.


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. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.

At Sunrise, you will…

Make a Difference Every Day

We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. 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

The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.

I gnite Your Potential

We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.

Apply today to learn why Sunrise Senior Living is a certified Great Place to Work®


Sunrise considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members to be one of its highest priorities. Employment with Sunrise is conditioned on completing and passing a drug test (which does not include marijuana), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Tuberculosis Test, Physical Evaluation). Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination is only required to the extent mandated by applicable federal, state, and local laws and authorities.


Selected candidates will be offered competitive compensation based on geographic location of community/office, skills, experience, qualifications, and certifications/licenses (where applicable).

Location : Name Sunrise of Abington

Type Full-Time

Location : Address 1801 Susquehanna Road

Location : City Abington

Location : State/Province (Full Name) Pennsylvania

Salary Range USD $17.00 - USD $19.55 /Hr.

Variable Compensation Overtime Eligible

Sunrise Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.