Responsible for providing support to the Food and Beverage Department by maintaining the cleanliness of all kitchen equipment, china, glassware, flatware, and back-of-house work area. Maintains the food storeroom and executes special projects under the direction of the Sous Chef, Chef de Cuisine and/or Executive Chef. May also set up public areas and help in dining area as requested by management. Supports the team by demonstrating the highest standards of culinary excellence, accountability, respect, integrity, and compassion. This is a safety sensitive position.


  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of kitchen, equipment, supplies, pots/pans, small wares, china, glass, and silver according to established safety standards and regulations.
  • Cleans kitchen floors following standard procedures.
  • Applies knowledge of safe use and storage of chemicals and equipment.
  • Maintains and records data on required logs per company policies and procedures.
  • Completes daily and weekly cleaning assignments per task lists.
  • Regularly empties trash containers; shifts and cleans garbage cans; properly operates compactor.
  • Minimizes loss and breakage through proper use, cleaning and storage of equipment and supplies.
  • Performs duties in a timely and efficient manner and on a schedule determined by kitchen and dining operations.

Mather is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Mather offers a competitive benefits package.*

Team members are eligible for:

  • A generous paid time off (PTO) program including vacation days/personal days, sick days, and holidays. This is an “earn-as-you-go” plan that rolls over year to year, offering long- and short-term flexibility.
  • A 401(k) program with per pay-period employer match and annual employer contribution (available to those age 21 or better)
  • Convenient, subsidized parking (or public transportation for certain locations)
  • Our SELF program, which allows for team members to be reimbursed up to $75 per year for items and experiences that support their self-care, from yoga classes to art supplies to concert tickets

Benefits-eligible team members can take advantage of:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education
  • Extended illness benefits
  • Employee wellness programs
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance - free to all team members 

*Benefits are subject to change without notice. Benefits details dependent on employment status.

About The Mather:

The Mather is a Life Plan Community in Tysons, Virginia, for those 62 and better that defies expectations of what senior living is supposed to be. More than a luxury residence, The Mather is in an enviable walkable, urban neighborhood, close to the Metro and all the DC area has to offer. Opened in March 2024, The Mather includes 293 independent living apartment homes, as well as assisted living, memory support, and skilled nursing, along with multiple restaurants, a fitness center, art studio, gardens and more. 

The Mather is located at 7929 Westpark Drive, Tysons.

About Mather

Based in Evanston, Illinois, Mather is a unique, non-denominational, not-for-profit organization founded in 1941. Dedicated to developing and implementing Ways to Age WellSM, we create programs, places, and residences for today’s young-at-heart older adults. Mather has received a national certification as a Great Place to Work®, and has been selected as a Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness Award recipient four years in a row.

Mather is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse workforce. Candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

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