Lucent Group - Our company is seeking a Food Service Director to manage one of our Food and Nutrition program in the Athens, Ga area. Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter with stellar communication skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment. Strong Leadership and analytical skills are mandatory for this position. Must be experienced managing a food service team along with exceptional client relations and customer satisfaction skills. The essential duties and responsibilities include: Manage day-to-day operations by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing department functions and monitoring their daily outcomes.Monitor food control systems such as food temperatures, portion control, preparation methods, garnishment and presentation of food to ensure that food is presented acceptably.Inspect diet trays for conformance to physician's diet orders before delivery.Plan, assign and inspect the work of the Food Service Staff.Monitor the storage and care of the food and paper supplies.Manager the HR functions which include interviewing, hiring, orientation, and supervising staff.Counsel assigned employees on infraction of established rules, policies or guidelines, terminate as necessary.oversee the overall sanitation and cleaning of the kitchen, storage and dining areas, and equipment.This key leadership position is directly responsible for the successful operation of the Food & Nutrition in the Nursing Home and as the Food Service Director you will under general direction plan, direct, coordinate and manage the food service activities and operations including, but not limited to procurement, receiving, storage, preparation and menu planning. Candidate for this position should have a combination of experience, education of a Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) preferred and well as Servsafe certified.