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Fine Dining Cook - Full-Time

Atlantic Beach, FL, United States
30 North Restaurant
Updated at
2022-08-12 04:00:03
Make Meridian at Fleet Landing the next chapter in your story!
Our Story
Integrity and passion drive us to be extraordinary. Since our beginnings in 1990, our dynamic and purpose-driven community has become a place where excellence abounds. No one offers a senior living community quite like Fleet Landing. From pristine campus to luxury healthcare environments, to extraordinary dining experiences, our commitment to excellence in hospitality is found in every detail. There’s nothing we won’t do to support the successful aging of those who live here.
Meridian is an upscale lounge that showcases culinary excellence with an emphasis on presenting fresh local ingredients in an artistic and refined manner. Meridian will entertain residents and guests for dinner five nights a week featuring tapas, small plates and imaginative cocktail creations. 
Your Opportunity
We are seeking a Fine Dining Cook whose primary responsibility is to have a higher degree of culinary knowledge to include: a strong blend of modern and classical cooking techniques; proper fabrication of meat, poultry, and fish; classical sauce preparations, as well as emulsifications and gastriques.
WELLInspired™ - Benefits
At Fleet Landing, you will find meaningful careers, great Residents, outstanding teams, a collaborative atmosphere and plenty of room to make your mark.  We offer outstanding benefits, including a generous 401k match, 90% of medical premium costs employer paid, uncapped PTO accrual from day 1, and generous scholarship and continuing education opportunities.  
Are you a driven, visionary and experienced culinary professional with an unwavering commitment to excellence? Do you have a passion for cultivating great teams and providing meaningful, compassionate service to Residents across the continuum?  If so, be part of our future! Apply today and tell us why Fleet Landing is where you want to write the next chapter in your life:
We invite you to make Fleet Landing the next chapter in your story — and give your life new meaning. Tell us why Fleet Landing is where you want to write the next chapter in your life!
Key Responsibilities:
  • Proficient in cooking methodology and able to prepare ingredients for grilling, sautéing, searing, frying, broiling, braising, and stewing.
  • Be willing to learn and understand molecular gastronomy techniques, such as spherification and using ingredients such as agar agar, sodium alginate, soy lecithin, calcium lactate, etc.
  • Have a strong sense of plate aesthetics and a passion for plating food with elegance and precision.
  • Exhibit strong knife techniques to include the routine care of one’s own knives.  
  • Be able to read and understand set menus and recipes, and be able to follow them with minimal assistance from Chef.
  • Able to cook in an al a carte setting, being able to keep up in a fast pace environment.
  • Collaborate with the culinary team to create daily and seasonal menu items.
  • Have good communication skills, with the ability to relay information to supervisor or Chef de Cuisine about ordering and station needs.
  • Take pride in your appearance, ability to keep uniform and work station clean in a consistent manor.
Minimum Education Required:
High school education preferred. Must be able to read, write, speak English and follow written and oral directions. Technical or vocation training in Food Service or one (1) year on-the-job training is preferred.
At least one (1) year of experience cooking in a fine dining establishment required.
Fleet Landing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace