Food Service Director

Commonwealth Senior Living
Fredericksburg, VA
May 03, 2021
May 05, 2021
Full Time
Dining Services Director US-VA-Fredericksburg Job ID: 2021-8520 Type: Regular Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Dining Services Commonwealth Senior Living @ Fredericksburg Overview We are looking for a culinary leader to join our team! The Dining Services Director leads the execution of the signature dining services program at the community. He or she provides friendly, responsive service to create an exceptional dining experience for all of our residents. Each Dining Services Director's primary objective is to provide a memorable dining experience for the residents. They work with their Dining team to coordinate resident care, resident activities and grow an extraordinary group of individuals through hiring, training and scheduling community staff. They are a Culture Ambassador! They model the core values of the company personally, leading by example, and ensure all team members exemplify the core values of the company at all times: We Care About People We Do the Right Thing We are Passionate, Have Fun, and Celebrate Success We Speak Up! It's Our Responsibility We Take Ownership and Add Value We are Respectful Commonwealth Senior Living is a recognized leader in senior living, employing around 2,000 associates, and is a two consecutive year recipient of the Great Place to Work certification! Responsibilities Prepare and serve nutritious meals to our residents in a safe sanitary manner in accordance with Public Health Regulations, and in compliance with Sanitation Code. Prepare food for regular and therapeutic diets according to the planned menu and written doctors' orders. Ensure that the proper quantity of food is prepared and in accordance with established time schedules. Prepare food for special events as instructed by Director. Maintain costs within budgeted parameters. Use proper technique to taste prepared food to ensure quality taste and palatability prior to service. Maintain the proper temperature of food during preparation and service. Record temperatures of food according to established policy. Report all hazardous and malfunctioning equipment to the Director. Make recommendations to the Director regarding improvements in recipes, menus, productions and service of food, equipment, etc. to enhance the quality of the food service. Attend and participate in workshops, seminars and in-services, to keep abreast of current changes in the health care field, as well as maintain a professional status. Assist in scheduling department working hours, personnel, work assignments, etc. to maintain quality resident care. Routinely inspect the dietary area and practices for compliance with current applicable regulations and as requested by the Director. Develop and utilize comprehensive inventory control procedures. Purchase food, supplies, and equipment, as required to meet the needs of the department. Ensure that a stock of staple/non-staple food, supplies, equipment, etc., is maintained at adequate levels at all times to perform departmental functions. Ensure that there is always a 72-hour emergency food and drinking water supply per regulations. Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information to ensure resident rights are protected. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Certification in the Food Handlers Course (ServSafe(R)) or equivalent Previous management experience in the F&B world Available to work varied shifts and weekends (No late nights!) Capable to prepare and serve nutritious meals to our residents; Prepare food for regular and therapeutic diets according to the planned menu and written doctors' orders; Prepare food for special events such as "Family nights" and marketing affairs Ability to maintain food and labor costs within budgeted parameters Experience with purchasing and inventory Schedules department working hours, personnel, and work assignments to maintain quality resident Able to live out Commonwealth Senior Living's Noble selling purpose - "We improve the lives of seniors, their families, and each other." PI135100408