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Dietary Cooks

The primary function of Dietary Cooks at Beacon Ridge is to assist the Dietary Services Director in the preparation and distribution of nutritional meals and snacks in accordance with all federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations which govern the facility, and, as directed by the Dietary Services Director and/or Administrator so as to ensure each residents nutritional needs are met on a continuum.

Beacon Ridge currently has opportunities for FULL TIME and PART TIME Dietary Cooks for 8-HOUR SHIFTS with varying starts times between 5:30AM to 11:30AM. Availability is required on weekends and holidays.


Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $11.50 per hour


  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • 403-B Retirement

  • Generous PTO, including holidays

  • Competitive Salary


  • 8 hour shift

  • Day shift

  • Holidays

  • Monday to Friday

  • Weekend availability


  • Food Service: 1 year (Preferred)


You mat also email resumes and applications to Leah McAndrews, Administrator, at

Feel free to mail resumes and applications or stop by to drop them off in person.

Beacon Ridge

1515 Wayne Avenue
Indiana, PA 15701

Phone: 724-349-5300
Fax: 724-349-5379


  • Follow established menus, diet extensions and recipes.

  • Prepare and cook food in the amounts indicated according to the diet census sheets so as to ensure the prevention of wastes.

  • Review menus and diet orders to determine types and quantities of foods to prepare

  • Organizes cooking schedule so as to ensure the timely serving of meals.

  • Procure food from the refrigerator, freezer and other storage areas.

  • Prepare and/or supervises washing, trimming, cooking and serving of food items.

  • Use a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment.

  • Check in food and supply deliveries in the absence of the supervisor.

  • Deliver food carts to the dining room(s) and/or nursing station(s).

  • Assist nursing staff with the distribution of meals as directed.

  • Ensure compliant food temperatures are maintained from storage through consumption.

  • Responsible for sanitary maintenance of food storage areas, equipment, environment and work surfaces using approved sanitizing solutions.

  • Maintains confidentiality of information.

  • Represents the facility in a positive manner.


  • Opportunity to make a difference for our residents on a daily basis.

  • Meaningful work and connection to our mission.

  • Relationships with our residents.

  • Colleagues who work together as a team.

  • A true desire to be a “best place to work.”

  • Engaged and committed leadership team.


Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift. Full physical requirements can be provided.

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