Food Service Director in Danvers, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Putnam Farm at Danvers is looking for a skilled and passionate Food Service Director to join our growing team of culinary professionals.

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!


• 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!