Director of Food Services - Chef

Type
Full-Time
Shift
1st Shift
464 Linden Avenue
Harrodsburg
KY
40330

Responsibilities

Are you an experienced Chef who inspires others, has a passion for serving others and a knowledge of food service, and is dedicated to excellence in customer service?

 

We are a dynamic, innovative Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing & Assisted Living Health Campus located with a position available for a Director of Food & Dining Services / Chef.

 

The Director of Food & Dining Services / Chef is responsible for directing the overall operation of the Dietary Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations and ensuring that the food service operation is maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner.

 

Here are a few of the daily responsibilities of a Director of Food Services: 

  • Implements regional changes to menus.  Maintain a file of tested standard recipes
  • Process diet changes and new diets as received from nursing services
  • Supervises and participates in food preparation for meals
  • Plans and provides catering services within the health campus as necessary
  • Interview residents or family members, as necessary, to obtain diet history.  Participate in maintaining records of the resident’s food likes and dislikes
  • Visit residents periodically to evaluate the quality of meals served, likes and dislikes, etc. 
  • Ensures that the dining areas are properly set and maintained.
  • Assist in the recruitment, interviewing, and selection of dietary personnel. 
  • Schedule department work hours (including vacation and holiday schedules), personnel, work assignments, etc. 
  • Counsel/discipline dietary personnel as requested or as necessary.
  • Make periodic rounds to check equipment and supplies and to assure that necessary equipment and supplies are available and working properly.
  • Purchase food services supplies, equipment, etc., as required.

 

Qualifications

  • Associates or higher degree in food service management or in hospitality in the course study that includes
  • food service or restaurant management from an accredited institution of higher learning.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Dietary Manager or,
  • Certified Food Service Manager or,
  • Similar national certification for food service management and safety from a national certifying body.
  • In states that have established standards for food service, meets State requirements for food service manager or dietary managers.
  • Serve Safe Certified.

Experience:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ hospitality, dining and culinary experience. Healthcare, hospital, residential or senior living industry or long-term care experience preferred.
  • Must have training in cost control, food management, diet therapy, etc.
  • Exemplary computer skills that include knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of products.

Location

The Willows at Harrodsburg
Harrodsburg
Kentucky

Overview

Founded in December 1997, Trilogy Health Services, LLC is a customer service focused provider of senior living and long-term healthcare services including independent and assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitative services.  These services are delivered by staff specially trained to honor and enhance the lives of our residents through compassion and a commitment to exceeding customer expectations.  Our goal is simple: to be the Best Healthcare Company in the Midwest!

 

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Weekly Pay
  • Professional Growth
  • Generous Benefits
  • Innovative Training Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • And much more!

Equal Opportunity Employer

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