Food Service Director - Hospitality / Culinary / Management in Brighton, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle is seeking a skilled and passionate Food Service Director to join our growing team of culinary professionals at Benchmark Senior Living. The Food Service Director will be working in a hospitality model kitchen, cooking, serving and interacting with residents of our assisted living care facility. 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!

Job Responsibilities

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.

 

Job Requirements

The Food Service Director that we hire must be more than a skilled and experienced chef. We incorporate the hospitality model to our dining areas, and an important role of every member of the dining services staff is being a part of the community at Benchmark. With 3 meals served per day, the dining area is a big part of the resident’s world and because of that, the dining services staff must have a passion for being around and interacting with residents.

Requirements for the Food Service Director include:

• 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

Benefits

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!