Franklin Companies Lunch/Dinner Cook - Alamo Heights in San Antonio, Texas

Franklin Park is committed to providing residential communities where seniors and their families feel right at home immediately upon entering our doors. We’re inspired by excellence, and committed to “dedication in every detail.”

Franklin Park Alamo Heights is seeking a full-time cook for the dinner shift. The hours are 11:00am - 7:00pm. The starting wage is $11 - $13/hour, DOE.

Our community offers memory care, assisted living and independent living apartments. We have a quality dining services team and our residents express a very high level of satisfaction with the food. In addition to 3 meals per day, the dining services department is responsible for providing nourishing snacks, refreshments for activities, and for catering large holiday parties and family events.

Almost everything served is made in-house, so this position requires experience in scratch cooking.

Besides cooking, JOB DUTIES include:

  • Maintaining clean, safe, and organized kitchen

  • Assisting director with menu and recipe development

  • Assisting in the receiving, rotation and storage of products

  • Identifying and reporting food and supply needs

  • Ensuring that all staff follow sanitation/infection control regulations, and helping train and coach them in garnishing, presentation and other culinary skills

All dining services staff rotate weekends.


  • Has scratch cooking experience and enjoys learning new recipes

  • Is an experienced food service professional, familiar with some or all of the following: serving, operating commercial kitchen equipment, prep or line cook, and/or catering

  • Is a flexible team player, willing to modify his/her schedule to help cover vacations and help with special events

  • Reads, writes, understands and speaks the English language

  • Is able to work all day from a standing position, using hazardous equipment, in an environment that can become very warm

  • Has ServSafe certification


  • Paid Time Off

  • Health insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • 401(k)

  • Paid holidays

  • Bereavement leave

  • FMLA

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Discounted long-term care

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Franklin Park Alamo Heights is located at 230 W. Sunset, near 410 and Broadway.

The Franklin Park corporation was selected as one of San Antonio's Top Workplaces in 2014 and again in 2016. To learn more about our organization, go to