Culinary Services Director

  • ERA Living - University House Wallingford
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Sep 07, 2023
Full time Other

Job Description

$70,000 - $80,000 annually $2,500 New Hire Bonus! Great benefits! Free onsite parking!
Era Living is seeking a Culinary Services Director to become the newest members of our team located at our University House Wallingford Community, Seattle, WA. Available shifts will be scheduled Tuesday - Saturday 09:30am - 06:00pm.

Competitive Compensation/Benefits Package Includes:

  • Medical/vision/prescription drug plan
  • Dental plan
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance
  • Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health care and dependent care
  • 401(k) retirement plan with generous company match (eligibility contingent on age requirement)
  • Progressive vacation package starting at 15 days per year
  • 8 paid holidays per year
  • 1 hour paid sick time for every 40 hours worked
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Leadership bonuses
  • Longevity bonuses
  • Employee discount programs
  • Pre-tax election commuter benefits

Primary Responsibilities:
This position is accountable for all aspects of Food Service operations to ensure the highest quality of food and service which includes the planning, preparation, and delivery of three meals per day, seven days per week. Oversees plans and manages all activities of the Food Service Department including menu development, food preparation and delivery, staff management and budget.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of food service management including menu planning, preparation and service, sanitation, nutrition, physical plant, and resident services
  • Knowledge of, and ability to apply modern methods, materials, equipment and appliances used in large-scale food preparation
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and direct the work of a large staff of cooks and food service helpers in food service operations
  • Possess basic technical knowledge and ability to perform all aspects of food service administrative functions
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of food service management, including food value and costs
  • Proven supervisory skills
  • Ability to perform cook duties when necessary
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English
  • Ability to pass DSHS background check, required

Education and Experience:

  • Culinary Arts Degree or Certification, preferred.
  • 1 years of experience working as an Executive Chef or Sous Chef in a fine dining environment, required.
  • 2 years managing all aspects of a food service department, required
  • Supervisory skills, required
  • ServSafe Certification or able to obtain within 30 days of hire, required
  • Current food handlers permit, CPR, First Aid, and Alcohol Serving Certification

About Era Living:
If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values-based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application!

Era Living has been voted Best Place to Work in Seattle 2017 (CityVoter's) and Top 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western