Director of Dining/Executive Chef- Memory Care Community

Employer
Poet's Walk
Location
Leesburg, VA
Posted
Sep 13, 2017
Closes
Sep 19, 2017
Industry
Restaurant
Hours
Full Time
**NEW MEMORY CARE COMMUNITY COMING Great opportunity for an experienced Dining Director to be part of an exciting time of growth with an award winning company. Position Summary: To oversee and control day to day operation of all food and beverage operations at the property, by maintaining Spring Hills, LLC standards and meeting financial expectations of the department. This position reports to the Executive Director and may be require to supervise other staff positions. Essential Functions: Supervises the preparation and cooking of food as determined by standard recipes. Maintains a quality assurance program that guarantees residents receive fresh, tasty, well prepared meals, served promptly and politely. Develops well-balanced menus in collaboration with cooks. Maintains food cost on a daily basis and is responsible to ensure budgetary compliance. Responsible for purchasing all food and non-food items. Ensures that all food and beverage is stored, handled and prepared under safe sanitary conditions as set forth by the company and the local, state and county health departments. Acts as the facility's representative for any health department of other required inspections; assure compliance, follow up to assure any deficiencies are immediately corrected. Hires, trains, disciplines and terminates departmental employees in accordance with Spring Hills, LLC human resources policy. Oversees the scheduling of all food service personnel to maintain compliance with budgetary guidelines. Assures all department training standards are met and up to date. Maintains all department logs and insures bookkeeping policies are followed. Our benefits program includes: Medical Dental Life 401k Flexible Spending Accounts Bonuses Flexible Schedules Vacation and Sick/Personal Time Associate Appreciation Program DIRECTOR OF DINING SERVICES Requirements For DIRECTOR OF DINING SERVICES Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:: Bachelor's degree (BA) from four-year college or university with two to three years related experience and/or training; or twelve years of experience and/or training in Food Service Management, Culinary Arts or Hospitality as the educational equivalent preferred. Three years of experience and/or training equaling one year of college education. SERV-SAFE Certified. Obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates. Additional skills in foreign languages other than English preferred to communicate with property staff and residents. Training and hands-on experience in European/ Continental cuisine and menu planning essential. Some experience working with seniors and older adults beneficial.