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Executive Chef in Newton, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 3/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Benchmark Senior Living is growing and we are excited to welcome our 59th community; Adelaide of Newton Centre. Our beautiful state of the art, all memory care community will have an opening date in early summer of 2019! 

We are seeking a skilled and passionate Executive Chef to be a part of our new community!  If you are an experienced culinary professional with a passion for interacting with people and a desire to work for a great company that stresses a strong work-life balance, this is the ideal opportunity for you!

Want to make your mark? 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!

Do you want to be part of team who will change the way memory care support is being delivered to seniors?  If you are, then Adelaide of Newton Centre is looking for YOU!  

We are seeking professionals who want to be part of an innovative and dynamic memory care community that focuses on making a difference in the lives of seniors. Come and join the largest senior living provider in New England and be part of an amazing organization that focuses on elevating the human connection in all that we do! 

Job Responsibilities:

• 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

Other requirements for the Executive Chef include:

• Must have knowledge of dietary procedures, was well as related Health Department regulations and guidelines pertaining to food service operations

• Experience with Mediterranean and/or mind diet is strongly preferred.

• 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!