Director of Dining Services

The Hampton at Meadows Place - Meadows Place, TX

Full-time
Overview
To provide local leadership and strategic direction. To oversee and control day to day operation of all Dining Services operations at the community, by maintaining Senior Lifestyle Corporation standards and meeting financial expectations of the department. This position reports to the Executive Director and may be required to supervise other staff positions.

Essential Functions
Supervises the preparation and cooking of food as determined by standard recipes
Maintains a quality assurance program that guarantees residents receive fresh, tasty, well-prepared meals, served promptly and politely
Develops well-balanced menus in collaboration with Chef
Maintains food cost on a daily basis and is responsible to ensure budgetary compliance
Responsible for purchasing all food and non-food items
Ensures that all Dining Services is stored, handled and prepared under safe sanitary conditions as set forth by the company and the local, state and county health departments
Acts as the facility’s representative for any health department of other required inspections; assure compliance, follow up to assure any deficiencies are immediately corrected
Hires, trains, disciplines and terminates departmental employees in accordance with Senior Lifestyle Corporation human resources policy
Oversees the scheduling of all food service personnel to maintain compliance with budgetary guideline
Assures all department training standards are met and up to date
Maintains all department logs and insures bookkeeping policies are followed
Establish daily interaction with residents
Orders all dining room supplies
Employs appropriate loss prevention procedures
Ensures all Dining Services employees adhere to the grooming and uniform policies
Works with appropriate staff to coordinate special events
Performs all duties in adherence to Senior Lifestyle Corporation standards
Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices
Participates in Manger on Duty program
Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward all residents, visitors and co-workers
Adheres to all policies and procedures of Senior Lifestyle Corporation
Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university with two to three years related experience and/or training; or twelve years of experience and/or training in Food Service Management, Culinary Arts or Hospitality as the educational equivalent preferred. Three years of experience and/or training equaling one year of college education.
SERV-SAFE Certified or equivalent
Obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates.