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Kitchen Utility Worker - Assisted Living

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Hartford HealthCare Senior Services at Mulberry Garden


Plantsville, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 32
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Current shift is 7am-7pm weekdays and weekends.

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The Food and Nutrition Department at Mulberry Gardens provides restaurant-style service to residents in our assisted living and early memory loss community. Meals are prepared and served 3 times a day in one of our five dining rooms. Join us at Mulberry Gardens as we utilize teamwork and strong customer service skills to provide residents with the very best quality of life!

Reporting to the Executive Chef, the Kitchen Utility Worker maintains the cleanliness of the kitchen area including both the room and all of the utensils and equipment commonly found in a commercial kitchen.
Clean dishwasher and maintain it in working order.

Clean cookware and mall-ware daily. Use all cleaning products and chemicals according to health department standards maintaining proper pH balance throughout cleaning cycle.

Returns all clean cookware, mall-ware and other kitchen items to proper storage area.

Follow daily sanitation cleaning schedule containing both routine and occasional cleaning functions, including but not limited to washing cooking pots and utensils, deep cleaning kitchen equipment and washing kitchen walls and floors.

Receive deliveries to the kitchen, compare items received to invoice for confirmation of correct delivery.

Maintain the highest standard of personal hygiene.

Assist with food preparation as directed by the Executive Chef, including but not limited to peeling vegetables, chopping large food items.

Responsible for promoting an environment that results in resident satisfaction by exhibiting a positive attitude and timely response to resident needs and requests.

Follow department policies and procedures and federal, state and local laws and regulations, where applicable.

All other duties as required and consistent with the education and skills required for this position.


High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

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