Great food starts with you.

You put endless creativity into every meal you prepare. You’re looking for variety – in menus, events and settings – to keep you challenged. Most of all, you love seeing the satisfaction on the faces of the people you’ve served. It’s time for a career full of flavor!  Whip up your own recipe for professional growth and fulfillment as a Cook at Ohio Living.


Why Ohio Living is different

  • Better schedules. Unlike restaurant work, we are typically done by 8pm. You’ll love not having to work until 2am closing times.
  • Variety is the spice. You can explore many different types of cooking with us, everything from batch cooking and simple recipes to very creative dining with flair. Grilling, sautéing, steaming, roasting and more. This is not institutional food!
  • Fun challenges. We have a dining room with tablecloths and servers, and we also deliver meals to rooms. We cook for everything from formal galas to barbeques and taco bars. We invite our residents to take part in cooking classes. You’ll find every day unique – and uniquely enjoyable.
  • Plenty to learn. You’ll learn a lot from our amazing chefs and cooks. You can help with menus and participate in our annual culinary competition. We bring in experts to train you and offer online courses from Rouxbe. And you’ll have room to move up into leadership roles if you desire.
  • Attractive pay and benefits. We offer everything you expect, plus a retirement plan, paid time off, education assistance, pay advances up to $500, recognition programs and free meals.


What you’ll do

You’ll prepare outstanding food in accordance with planned menus, following quality standards and sanitary regulations. We’ll rely on you for timely preparation and delivery, portion control and inventory management, as well as proper maintenance and cleanup in the kitchen. You may also assist with catering and special events.


What it takes

  • One year of quantity or restaurant-style cooking experience; hospitality and catering experience are also helpful
  • Knowledge of food, cooking methods and catering trends, with a focus on quality, production, sanitation and presentation
  • Experience in food cost and operational control, point of sale and diet management software preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Ohio Living Mount Pleasant is Butler County’s premier retirement community offering long-term nursing care, memory care, short-term rehabilitation, outpatient therapy and assisted living. We also offer independent living apartments, ranch homes and condo-style Brownstone homes. Most importantly, we’re a company that:

  • chooses to operate as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization
  • makes its mission the heart of our organization by consistently exceeding the needs and expectations of those we serve
  • provides an engaging, recognition centered, team-oriented workplace dedicated to career, family and faith



Why work at Ohio Living Mount Pleasant?


Our residents and employees have access to the fitness center, nature trails and Arboretum, which has more than 100 species of trees throughout our 110-acre campus. Depending on an employee’s status, they may benefit from:

  • competitive wages
  • affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 403b retirement savings
  • paid time off including your birthday
  • training, continuing education, and education assistance
  • pay advances up to $500
  • free meals/meal allowance
  • the latest technology
  • unlimited career opportunities
  • and much more!



Who is Ohio Living?


Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio Living is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit, multi-site senior living organizations. Since its founding in 1922, Ohio Living has defined the highest standards of quality of life for adults in 50 Ohio counties.


Our mission is to provide adults with caring and quality services toward the enhancement of physical, mental and spiritual well-being consistent with the Christian Gospel.

Our Values:
Care  •  Integrity  •  Customer Service  •  Innovation

Financial Stewardship  •  Leadership  •  Inclusion