We are hiring a full-time Lead Cook for our Maryville Retreat Center (Holly, MI). Overlooking beautiful Lake Elliot, Maryville Retreat Center is located in Holly, Michigan on a 240-acre campus, and offers an ideal space for conferences, company workshops, and private and group retreats.

  • This is a full-time position (40 hours per week onsite), working a flexible schedule primarily Wednesday through Sunday
  • The Lead Cook works to ensure a delicious and pleasant dining experience for our guests at the events/retreat center. This position follows recipes and is responsible for prepping and assembling dishes while maintaining a sanitary kitchen.
  • We offer GREAT BENEFITS (affordable excellent health insurance, competitive retirement program with matching, up to $1000 employee referral bonuses, annual % pay increases, up to 24 days of paid time off (PTO) per year, PTO payout every year, comprehensive benefits package, and more)!
  • APPLY TODAY to join our team and create meaningful and outstanding guest experiences at the Maryville Retreat Center!

General Summary:

The Lead Cook's primary responsibility is to prepare food according to established menus, recipes, and sanitary standards. This position ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, and local food service standards as well as the organization's policies and procedures. We host a variety of receptions, retreats, and special events throughout the year, and we are hiring a dedicated Lead Cook to ensure our guests have a delicious and memorable meal. This position will train with the Dining Supervisor to learn how to prepare each of our menu items quickly and efficiently to serve a large crowd.

Our employees in all departments work together to strive to support the religious life of sisters by contributing to a warm and caring convent environment and providing exemplary service to all guests. We believe care partners in all departments should be able to engage in quality interpersonal experiences with sisters, staff, and guests and engage in meaningful daily interactions. We recognize that teamwork and maintaining partnerships among all departments are critical factors toward achieving sister and guest satisfaction and attaining a thriving living and working environment.

    Education and Experience:

    • Minimum of two (2) years of professional cooking experience in a high-volume restaurant/food service environment (working in a commercial or institutional food service environment is a PLUS).
    • Experience in Assisted Living, Long-Term Care, hospitals, or other healthcare environments is preferred but not required. SERV Safe certification preferred.
    • Experience working in hotels, resorts, and hospitality is helpful but not required.
    • Excellent meal prep skills.
    • Ability to work various shifts including evenings, and weekends.
    • Must possess a valid state driver’s license in good standing.
    • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required.

      Benefits for full-time employees:

      • Health Insurance (affordable employee contributions and low deductible)
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • Retirement Plan
      • Paid Time Off (PTO) including Holidays
      • PTO Payout
        • Pay Increases
        • Competitive Pay
          • Employee Referral Bonus
          • Life and AD & D Insurance
          • Short-term Disability
          • Long-term Disability
          • Voluntary Life Insurance
          • Voluntary A, D & D Insurance
          • Voluntary Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
          • Voluntary Spouse/Dependent Insurance
          • Free Parking
          • Sprint Discount
          • Verizon Discount
          • Dell Computer Discount
          • Well Aware Wellness Program
          • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
          • Emergency Assistance Fund
          • FSNA Care Connection - Deep Discounts on diapers and personal care products
          • PayActiv - Access to earned but unpaid wages before payday
          • Mentor program - Paid mentor orientation and wage increase while serving as a mentor.
          • Clothing Benefit Program for Health Services or Facilities Management employees
          • Ticketsatwork.com - Discounted travel and entertainment benefit
          • Access Perks - Discounted travel and local retailers
          • Perfect Presence Attendance Raffle (Quarterly)
          • Commuter Benefits
          • Pet Insurance

          Visit us at feliciansistersna.org to learn more about the Felician Sisters of North America!