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Food Service Director

Company: Bentley at Lynchburg
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Description Job Title: Food Service Director Department: Culinary
Reports to: Executive DirectorSummary: Coordinate the dining services program to provide nutrition and variety within a budget. Oversee the nutritional needs of the Residents, ensuring balanced, healthy menus for older adults. Supervise all dining services. - Position Requirements Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include, but are not limited to:
--- Plan weekly menus with variety, using foods in season.
--- Plan menus and prepare foods for special events.
--- Prepare and cook food following prepared menus.
--- Adjust menus to utilize the foods in the refrigerator and freezer to prevent waste and spoilage.
--- Serve as a resource for the Cook(s) with ideas for the utilization of leftover foods.
--- Maintain an inventory and requisition food and supplies from approved Suppliers.
--- Maintain a clean, orderly and safe kitchen environment.
--- Ensure proper storage of food for infection control.
--- Develop and implement policies and procedures in the dining service program that are in compliance with food service
--- Coordinate and assign work to dining services staff.
--- Interview and recommend dining services staff to Executive Director.
--- Participate in performance evaluations and disciplinary action required for dining service staff.
--- Prepare the work schedule for dining services staff.
--- Provide educational opportunities for staff and residents.
--- Encourage and invite Residents to participate in the dining services program.
--- Organize activities that revolve around food and food preparation.
--- Carry out other duties, as assigned.

Working Behavior: Adhere to and carry out all policies and procedures. Report on-the-job injuries to the Supervisor before the end of work shift on the day the injury occurs. Establish and maintain constructive working relationships with coworkers, Residents, families and visitors. Maintain confidentiality of verbal and written information pertaining to Residents, facility operations and personnel. Promote facility in a positive way. Promote teamwork in providing services to Residents. Promote customer service. Maintain regular and punctual attendance. Attend mandatory in-services. Maintain education requirements as defined by scope of practice, if applicable.Knowledge Expectation: OSHA regulations-MSDS Sheets and procedures. Fire and Safety procedures. State food handling and Assisted Living regulations. Operation of kitchen appliances (dishwasher, garbage disposal, microwave, coffee maker, ice machine, blender, mixer, etc.) and office equipment (fax, photocopier, telephone).Working Conditions: Heated/Air conditioned, well-lit facility with minimal barriers. Kitchen can become quite hot during summer months. Weekend work on a rotation basis. Lifting, pushing or pulling up to 30 lbs., using proper body mechanics or available equipment. Bending or kneeling to perform cleaning tasks in the kitchen and dining room areas.Qualifications: Demonstrated experience in food preparation. Certificate or Degree in food service preferred. Enjoy working with older adults.Standards: Residents always come first. Their needs will be met unless there is a conflict with the needs of others or the organization as a whole. Employees will not work under the influence of mood-altering or illegal drugs or alcohol. Neat, professional appearance. Adherence to the dress code and good personal hygiene are expected. - Salary Range This position is currently accepting applications.

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