Chef/Dining Manager

  • Provision Living
  • Mar 19, 2020
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers General Managers and Management Executives

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Chef/Dining Manager


Washington, MO

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Job Brief

Dining Manager
** Exciting Opportunity for a Dining Manager in our New Community Opening Summer 2020 **

Upon completion, Oak Pointe of Washington will accommodate up to 60 residents and offer both assisted living and memory care services, excellent care and amenities As a Provision Living community, we aim to maximize the potential of every life we touch. This includes our residents and our passionate associates that serve them. We believe everyone has their own unique gifts and talents and allow our associates to use those to create a culture that radiates love, inspiration and fulfillment.

As the Dining Manager of a new community, the Dining Manager will play an integral part of opening our community, building a team and ensuring compliance.

Position Summary & Responsibilities:

As the Chef/Dining Manager, reporting directly to the Executive Director, you will provide supervision and direction to the food service program, and plan and prepare appealing, nutritious, heart-healthy, tasteful, fresh food for residents and guests.
  • Plan and implement a menu cycle that will be well-received by the residents and features seasonal menu items
  • Create recipes that are easy for dining staff to follow
  • Schedule staff on an ongoing basis (schedule will be posted at least one week in advance)
  • Orientate new dining service staff or those needing extra assistance
  • Be an active part of the cooking staff
  • Keep food and supply costs within budget
  • Maintain good communication with all vendors
  • Support all catering, room service, special party needs, marketing functions, etc.
  • Maintain ordering and accounting for food inventories necessary to complete duties
  • Instruct all employees on operation, maintenance and cleaning of all kitchen equipment
  • Exhibit thorough knowledge of all food service positions and provide hands-on training to staff
  • Maintain appropriate food temperatures by ensuring proper cooling/heating procedures are followed and equipment is working properly
  • Handle food in a safe and appropriate manner
  • Provide cook coverage when unable to find necessary staff coverage (on-call duties)
  • Recruit and hire new dining service staff
  • Maintain and promote healthy relationships between staff and families
  • Assist Executive Director with monthly staff in-service meetings as requested
  • Serve on committees as appointed
  • Assist with Sales/Marketing procedures to develop and enhance satisfaction levels, as well as participate in resident sales, tours and community needs when required
  • Serve as Manager-on-Duty on rotational basis with other management staff
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Will supervise 10-15 employees on day-to-day presentation of dining services developed specifically for seniors.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of all dining services shifts and be familiar with individual assignments and resident dining needs
  • Needs to be a collaborative team player
  • Experience with staff management and coaching
  • Great customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to details, and multi-tasking
  • Strong sense of accountability for results
  • Strong communications skills
  • Be dependable with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions
  • Possess a general knowledge of laws and restrictions regarding Assisted Living care, as well as a solid understanding of opportunities and limits of other levels of care within senior living
Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree and 2-5 years of experience OR accredited culinary training and 4-6 years of experience
  • Requires a ServSafe┬« certification
  • Requires applicable State licensure
Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 50lbs, bend, maintain stationary position, move freely, operate equipment, ascend/descend freely, and position self to reach equipment above or below normal standing height.
Benefits & Compensation:

We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, employee assistance program, and employer paid basic life and AD&D insurance.