Grand Living at Bridgewater
  • 06-Sep-2017 to 06-Sep-2018 (CST)
  • Culinary
  • Coralville, IA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Responsible to enhance the overall Resident experience through the provision of exceptional oversight and culinary training to kitchen employees and directing of all food offerings through multiple dining venues. This is to be handled in The Sterling Touch™ professional, friendly, courteous, helpful and timely manner, resulting in a very high level of satisfaction for Residents and their guests. Position is under the general guidance of the Director of Culinary Operations in accordance with Community standards, processes, procedures and practices.

Position Title: Director of Culinary Services                 Reports to: Executive Director                                      FLSA Designation: Exempt

 

 

POSITION PURPOSE:

 

Responsible to enhance the overall Resident experience through the provision of exceptional

oversight and culinary training to kitchen employees and directing of all food offerings

through multiple dining venues.  This is to be handled in The Sterling Touch professional,

friendly, courteous, helpful and timely manner, resulting in a very high level of satisfaction for

Residents and their guests.  Position is under the general guidance of the Director of Culinary

Operations in accordance with Community standards, processes, procedures, and practices.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

 

      Essential Functions:

 

  • Participate in Start Sterling! line up each day.
  • Greet the Residents, guests, fellow employees, and vendors in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Serves as a liaison between residents and administrative staff in the management of Culinary program. Co-ordinates monthly resident meeting.
  • Sources, onboards, and directs the development of standards and in-service training of culinary staff
  • Supervise and coordinate culinary activities for all dining venues-Bistro, Casual, Formal and Club Room as well as special events and private functions.
  • Establish techniques of food presentation and food quality standards.
  • Standardize production of recipes to ensure quality offerings to the Residents at all times.
  • Develop and select recipes including offerings for various health related issues. Promote healthy dining options in accordance with Company standards and special diet needs in accordance with State regulations.
  • Responsible for the procurement and maintenance of all related capital equipment and fixed assets.
  • Estimate food consumption, plan, price and order food supplies for menus.
  • Analyzes food service operations and fiscal responsibilities taking corrective action if needed.
  • Ensure all kitchen equipment is cleaned and maintained in good working order at all times.
  • Ensure kitchen is always safe and sanitary and in compliance with local and state regulatory requirements.

 

     

 

Other:

 

Regular attendance in conformance with the standards as detailed in the Grand Living Sioux Falls Employee Handbook and as may be established by Grand Living from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

 

Due to resident expectations and both planned and unplanned events/occurrences, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business and service needs of the Community.

 

Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Grand Living's standards, procedures and processes, including all government and industry regulations, for the safe and efficient operation of the Community. Employees who fail to meet the Grand Living Sioux Falls expectations in all areas will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

 

      Supportive Functions:

 

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of supportive functions including but not limited to special marketing events preparation, Manager on Duty up to one time per month, general/routine cleaning tasks using standard cleaning products as assigned by supervisor, for compliance with any health, safety or regulatory standards, and other duties as requested, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the Community.

 

SPECIFIC POSITION KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

 

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:

 

  • Excellent working knowledge of the fundamentals of cooking and dietary understanding
  • Excellent working knowledge of all Federal, State and local health, sanitation and safety policies, and guidelines as they relate to food service preparation.
  • Knowledge of operating all kitchen equipment, i.e., stoves, ovens, broilers, slicers, steamers, kettles, dish machine, etc.
  • Mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.
  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language in order to direct, manage, hire and train kitchen staff, complete requisitions, read recipes and communicate with other employees as well as Residents and their guests.      
  • Sufficient manual dexterity of hands and arms in order to use all kitchen equipment and utensils (e.g. knives, spoons spatulas, tongs, slicers, etc.)
  • Ability to direct, lead and communicate within a diverse environment.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push on a hand cart/truck, goods weighing a maximum of 50 lbs.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

      Education:

 

College or Culinary school degree required.  Combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from Culinary school or any other combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

 

      Experience:

 

Cooking experience required along with saut and broiler experience required.

 

      Licenses or certificates:

 

Ability to obtain any government (Federal or State) required license or certificate for Assisted Living.

 

      Grooming:

 

All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance as detailed in the Grand Living Sioux Falls Employee Handbook, Orientation and Training.

 

This position description is not intended to detail every aspect of your position or list every task you may perform. It is provided as a general overview of the duties and responsibilities and skills required to perform successfully in this position.

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