Ingleside At King Farm
  • Dining
  • Rockville, MD, USA
  • Competitive
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full Time Benefit Package Available

Ingleside at King Farm (IKF) is a not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community central to the award-winning inter-generational King Farm neighborhood and we are growing.  Serving the wellness needs of a growing population of residents and staff - we need YOU!

We seek employees whose core values are in line with those of IKF: Accountability, Respect, Innovation, Stewardship and striving for Excellence. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow, meet the requirements of the position, have demonstrated leadership skills, and excellent customer service skills, we look forward to your application.

This position is primarily responsible for preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner menus for dining venues and catering. Additional duties include assisting Sous Chef or Chef with execution of production as well as assuring the department is sanitary and meets regulatory guidelines. Provides some supervisory support to sous chef and executive chef.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or equivalent combination of education and experience.   Incumbent should be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form, possess verbal and written communication ability, Must be proficient in the operation of kitchen machinery and basic cooking utensils.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Prepares food for residents and visitors for each meal period throughout the day and ensures all food is in compliance with state and federal health regulations.  
  • Follows all standardized recipes set by the Chef for the production of all breakfast, lunch and dinner meals.
  • Maintains high standards of quality food production and portion control in food preparation and serving.
  • Follows menus provided by the Chef and makes changes only with the consent of Sous Chef or Chef. Ensures adjustments are close to set recipe and logs changes made in the wall log book.
  1. Cleans and sanitizes all food preparation and production areas in compliance with state and federal health regulations. 
  • Cleans cooking areas and other kitchen equipment and facilities at the beginning and end of each meal period to ensure the highest level of sanitation. Records cleaning duties in daily log book.       
  • Conducts daily check of refrigerators and freezers to ensure food has been properly stored and labeled and all surfaces have been cleaned and sanitized.
  • Checks all kitchen machinery, refrigerators, and freezers for proper working order. Reports any repairs or maintenance needed to Chef and Director of Dining Services.
  • Reports all cleaning and sanitation concerns to the Chef or Director of Dining Services in a timely manner.                        


  1. Maintains professional presence when representing Ingleside at King Farm; exhibits degree of professionalism consistent with standards in performance, behavior, and appearance.
  • Maintains resident confidentiality and privacy at all times according to policies and procedures; uses discretion when discussing confidential matters.
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior with residents, families, co-workers, subordinates, supervisors, and other department staff.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with management and coworkers; willingly follows directions and requests as appropriate.
  • Exhibits professional standards through appearance and demeanor consistent personnel standards.  
  1. Demonstrates professional development/skills competency in all activities. 
  • Participates in and may conduct in-services, projects, or committees as assigned.
  • Maintains all certifications necessary for employment.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, open mindedness, and versatility in adjusting to changing environments and requirements as necessary.                              


  1. Complies with Ingleside at King Farm's established safety rules and practices.
  • Complies with applicable safety policies and procedures as prescribed by the organization, as well as government regulations.
  • Conducts monthly department safety & sanitation audit and reports to Executive chef and director of dining services.
  • Attends community safety committee meetings and reports back to team.
  • Provides assistance to resident, visitor, or employee in an emergency situation; following the proper emergency procedures.


EEO Statement:

 As an employer committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ingleside recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Due to the large number of applicants please DO NOT call to check on the status of your application. Hiring managers will review all applicants and contact those that are the best qualified.

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