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Story Cottage Chef

Indianapolis, IN

Every day in the United States, 10,000 people turn 65. This growing
group of retirees has higher service expectations than any previous generation and wants
customized experiences. Senior Home Companions meets these needs directly with our unique blend of personalized support ( SHC has served older adults in Indiana and Florida for more than two decades.
Story Cottage was developed by SHC to come alongside of clients with dementia or Alzheimer's when staying in their own home becomes too much. Story Cottages are exclusive, custom
homes that serve eight to ten residents with boutique memory care in affuent areas of
Indianapolis. Our mission is to create flourishing moments for each resident, every day.

This is a dynamic role focused on preparing delicious and nutritious meals for
Story Cottage residents. Chef responsibilities include studying recipes, setting up menus and
preparing high-quality dishes. Ultimately, you'll prepare three balanced meals per day along
with two daily snacks that delight our residents.


  • Proven experience as a Chef or Cook
  • Advanced knowledge of culinary, baking and pastry techniques
  • Up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes
  • Familiar with sanitization regulations
  • Excellent communication skills and teamwork abilities
  • Excellent judgment and oversight skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Superior customer service and problem-solving skill are required


  • Study each recipe and gather all necessary ingredients
  • Cook and prep meals in a timely manner
  • Ensure appealing plate presentation
  • Slightly modify recipes to meet resident needs and requests (i.e. low fat, low sodium, etc)
  • Monitor food stock and place orders
  • Check for freshness and discard out-of-date items
  • Experiment with recipes and make menu suggestions
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations
  • Address any concerns to Story Cottage Manager in a timely manner
  • Maintain excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned
  • Exhibit an understanding and supportiveness of the mission, goals and customer service philosophy of Story Cottage

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