Community Food Technician

Maumee, Ohio, United States · Clinical Services expand job description ↓


Prepares and cooks meals for individuals in their home and others as needed by performing the following duties. Tastes and smells prepared food items to determine quality and palatability.


  • Cooks food by following menu, standardized recipes, and production sheet, for all meals including ensuring an alternative is available.
  • Prepares food and beverages based on individual preferences and diet orders.
  • Tastes and smells prepared food items to determine quality and palatability. Fresh ingredients and the least amount of processed food possible will be used.
  • Responsible for training staff to follow menus, recipes, and production sheets, along with serving food to meet portion control and food analysis.
  • Follows therapeutic diets as prescribed by physician/dietician.
  • Improves quality results by regularly obtaining feedback from individuals, families and staff.
  • Responsible for grocery shopping based on menus and each home’s food budget.
  • Works collaboratively as part of the team with home staff, manager, and dietary manager to provide fresh, high quality food and service.
  • Ensures home’s kitchen and equipment is maintained in clean, working order by following regular cleaning schedule, operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining replacement parts inventory; performing preventative maintenance; notifying management when repairs are necessary.
  • Follows safe food handling procedures; monitor/document temperature of meal through preparation and service to ensure temperatures are maintained throughout meal service.
  • Monitors safe food storage practices, corrects if there are issues, and provides feedback to staff as needed.
  • Follows therapeutic diets as prescribed by physician/dietician.
  • Complete other duties as assigned


High School Diploma or equivalent; 1 year of education in quantity cooking and therapeutic diets. Experience in health care is preferred. Minimum 1 year food service/health care experience is desired. Cooks are to be trained in dietary positions before being trained as a cook.


Financial peace of mind is key to great care. Sunshine offers these great benefits - and more!

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Performance bonuses monthly
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Small dollar (credit building) loans
  • No-questions asked Christmas financial help
  • Training for advancement and promotion

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