Culinary Aide Description

The Culinary Aide is a part of the Cornerstone team, a resident-focused, high performance, high commitment work team that supports the moto of, “creating healthy living and work environments.” As a Culinairy Aide, they are responsible for ensuring that quality services are a way of life for this community where every associate’s interaction with residents and family members reflects the philosophy of Cornerstone Management Services. This position is an exempt position that is responsible for all areas of the meal and kitchen services.


  • Function as cook and other culinary positions as needed.
  • Demonstrating the highest and best customer service and setting the expectation for the team.
  • Communicating with residents and staff members
  • Adhering to culinary departments budget
  • Establish standards of food production service sanitation, safety and security, and maintain those standards.
  • Direct specialty functions related to food service such as coffee service, special meals and parties.
  • Providing regular safety training for all personnel.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Abilities

  • Proven leadership & management skills
  • Previous Kitchen experience required.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Must maintain confidentiality regarding resident information.
  • Ability to relate professionally & work cooperatively with residents & staff at all levels
  • Thorough understanding of and support for the company’s philosophy.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to relate effectively to staff, patients and families.
  • Must be adaptable and willing to perform a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to have a flexible work schedule.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED


  • Experience in senior resident services, social work, health care, or customer service.
  • Experience working with older adults and knowledge of aging process
  • Certified Nurse’s Aide

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged periods of standing and walking.
  • Must be able to withstand heat and change of temperatures.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.
  • Drug Free.
  • Clear Background.
  • No Communicable diseases.


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account

Current Openings

  • Location: Blaine, MN
    Property: Northern Oaks Place
    Type/Schedule: Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Location: Ellendale, MN
    Property: Whispering Oak Place
    Type/Schedule: Part-Time
  • Location: Eyota, MN
    Property: Arbor Garden Place
    Type/Schedule: Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Location: Preston, MN
    Property: Traditions of Preston
    Type/Schedule: Full-Time, Part-Time

Hired candidates will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, valid references, pre-employment drug test, and other pre-employment practices as required by law. EOE.

About Cornerstone Management

Cornerstone Management believes in creating healthy living environments for our senior communities. Our management services offer a unique blend of senior management experience, passion for the well being of residents, entrepreneurial spirit and family values. Cornerstone believes the interests of our residents and healthy bottom line for the property owner are the key interests to be considered.