Executive Chef Senior Living Community

  • Merrill Gardens at Sunshine Villa
  • Santa Cruz, California
  • Jul 19, 2022
Full time

Job Description

EXECUTIVE CHEF - Grow your career with Merrill Gardens!

Merrill Gardens, a privately-owned family company with a proud history of success is currently hiring an Executive Chef at Sunshine Villa in Santa Cruz, CA. Apply now to join one of the most respected senior living operators in the country!

Protecting the health and safety of our residents and team members is a top priority! Access to COVID-19 vaccines is available and is required for all of our team members.

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We offer our employees:

  • Highly competitive pay and benefits!
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and more!
  • Daily complimentary meals!
  • A rapidly growing company with opportunities for advancement!
  • Company sponsored training!

If you are someone with:

  • Preferably a Bachelor s or Associate s degree in Culinary Arts
  • A Minimum of seven years of experience in food service operations
  • A Minimum of two years of management experience
  • A Thorough knowledge of food safety and handling procedures
  • A Demonstrated ability in budgeting and cost control

We want to talk with you!

Consider applying to become an Executive Chef with Merrill Gardens!

Our Executive Chefs with Merrill Gardens will:

  • Be the community leader responsible for managing all aspects of the dining program with the highest level of customer service
  • Oversee all staffing and inventory/budget control for the community dining program
  • Maintain a strong presence in the dining room to ensure quality and resident satisfaction
  • Schedule and supervise all food preparation activities
  • Establish and prepare menu items from approved recipes and initiate creative menu items for regional and resident preferences
  • Oversee training and development of dining program team members

We are proud to be certified as a Great Place to Work two years in a row 2018 and 2019 - ranked in the top tier in the country for exceptional workplaces!

Merrill Gardens was recognized as 2016 Family Business of the Year!

Our mission is to provide an inspiring environment for our residents, families, and team members where every life is defined by the possibilities.

If you are a team focused individual with a deep commitment to customer service, please start the online application process to become part of the Merrill family!

Merrill Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Requests for Religious or Medical exemptions are available upon request.