• Culinary Services Director

    ID
    2019-2930
    Category
    Culinary Services
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : City
    Elk Grove
    Location : State/Province
    CA
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    Welcome to The Meadows - Assisted Living, a senior living community built on principles of family, compassion, and respect. Our staff are the backbone of our community and genuinely enjoy caring for our residents, so much so that 26 of our staff members have been here for more than five years, and some have been here for as many as 13 years.

     

    Our residents and staff sincerely care for each other and pass their positivity and enthusiasm on to each guest who walks through our doors. If you’re looking for a senior living community that puts people first, we’d love to meet you.

    Now Hiring (FT/PT) Director of Culinary Services!

     

    Tired of late nights and long days? Put your passion of cooking to work in our Senior Living community. Working in one of our communities will allow you to be creative in your culinary creations. You also have the added benefit of providing so much excitement for our residents, they LOVE to eat!

     

    The Director of Culinary Services directs all activities of the Culinary Service Department and dining room. The Director of Culinary Services is responsible for the quality of meals served, quality of service delivery during meal service, control of Dietary Department expenses, and for compliance with special diets offered by the community.

     

    What we offer you:

    • A company that is growing so you can grow too
    • An awesome team that is passionate about seniors
    • Group Medical including dental and vision
    • Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • 401K/Roth plan
    • Company paid life insurance
    • Perks and Discounts Program
    • Travel Assistance Program
    • Employee Assistance Program

    What you do for us:

    • Responsible for planning, directing, controlling, communicating, and coaching in the dining service department.
    • Follow the Menu Program that meets nutritional requirements.
    • Ensure that all foods are prepared to satisfaction of residents and in accordance with safe food handling practices.
    • Circulate in the dining room to ascertain resident preferences and satisfaction with meals.
    • Provide input and support to the Executive Director on new hires and training staff in the dietary department.
    • Maintain a clean kitchen and dining room including all equipment, walls, ceilings, vents, dry storage, cold storage, cooking areas, and preparation surfaces and dish storage areas.
    • Foster teamwork with co-workers, take actions which assist others beyond job responsibilities, treat others with respect, and have a positive impact on co-workers, residents, and visitors.
    • Perform other duties as assigned or needed.

    The boring (but very important) stuff:

    • Must have compassion for and desire to work with seniors!
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Two years of continuing education preferred.
    • Minimum one year of experience in food services preparation and two years’ managing staff required. Three years of experience in food service preparation and managing staff. 
    • Current Serv/Safe Certification required. Obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates.
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.

    Apply with your resume and cover letter TODAY to schedule your interview for this exciting opportunity!

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