Food Service Director in Newton at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 10/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Evans Park at Newton Corner is seeking an experienced and professional Food Service Director to join their team. 

Want to make your mark? Join Benchmark, a new type of senior living company. At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us –and to what truly matters!

While the Food Service Director position does contain several management duties, this is not a full administrative position. We expect this individual to be hands-on and on the line helping your cooks prepare and serve food at least 2 shifts per week. In addition, this person is expected to become integrated in the Benchmark community, interacting with residents and resident families and when necessary act as a liaison between residents and your staff.


• Responsible for managing a team of food service professionals as you prepare quality meals for our residents Completing daily administrative reports
• Ensuring compliance with state, federal and local regulations as well as Benchmark’s S&P’s
• Reporting all accidents and incidents to Executive Director
• Assuring that planned menus are followed in accordance with established dietary guidelines records
• Assuring cleanliness of all work areas
• Inspecting food storage rooms, utility janitorial closets, etc. for upkeep, supply, and infection control
• Reviewing all temperature documentation of freezers, refrigerators, etc. for proper temperatures
• Addressing resident concerns or any problems with service immediately
• Managing department budget and maintain adequate financial records and cost reports
• Conducting monthly food advisory board meetings with residents and keeping minutes
• Working minimum one weekend day every work week

Job Requirements


• Must have knowledge of dietary procedures, was well as related Health Department regulations and guidelines pertaining to food service operations
• Strong experience leading a kitchen in a hospitality dining environment
• Excellent leadership skills
• Strong people skills and the ability to communicate well, as well as diffuse various situations that may come up during the course of a shift


At Benchmark Senior Living, we recognize how hard our employees work in order to provide our resident seniors with the best care possible. Therefore, we are proud to provide our with great compensation and excellent benefits!