Cook (FT)

Jun 04 2024
Lunalilo Home |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description

We are looking for a skilled Cook to prepare delicious meals according to menu. Position will cook dishes that will delight our residents/clients with their taste and timely delivery.  Must be able to follow instructions in cooking and delivering well-prepared meals. Must be agile in moving around the kitchen and strong in multi-tasking. Experience in using various ingredients and cooking techniques is important.



  • Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
  • Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat etc.)
  • Cook food in various utensils or grillers
  • Check food while cooking to stir or turn
  • Ensure great presentation by dressing dishes before they are served
  • Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Check quality of ingredients
  • Monitor stock and place orders when there are shortages
  • Prepares all meals, according to plans and in compliance with all established safety and sanitary standards, for residents, clients, employees, visitors and volunteers.
  • Ensures that foods are prepared and served in a palatable and appetizing manner.
  • Assists in directing activities of food service staff to ensure timely, efficient meal service delivered in a safe and sanitary manner.
  • Implements Physician and/or Registered Dietician’s orders for special/therapeutic diets.  Must have understanding of all therapeutic diets and residents requirements.
  • Requisition needed food and supplies, estimates required amounts and monitors portion sizes/serving.
  • Practices and promotes food service safety and sanitation.  Ensures that all department personnel, equipment, storage and work areas meet established standards and pass regulatory inspections.


Education: ​                 

High school diploma or equivalent.

Satisfactory completion of State Department of Health Food Safety Certification Course.

Certificate in Food Service industry



  • Two-year experience as a cook.
  • Experience in using cutting tools, cookware and bakeware
  • Knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods (grilling, baking, boiling etc.)
  • Knowledge of volume, weight and liquid measurements

Required Documentation:

  • Annual Physical/Infection/Transmittable Disease Clearance, TB Clearance Certificate
  • Driver License & abstract, if applicable

Lunalilo Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or based on disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class