Dining Director

Summit of Uptown - The Arbor Company - Park Ridge, IL


Located in Park Ridge, a northwest suburb of Chicago, Summit of Uptown is an independent and assisted living community with an excellent reputation for quality services for seniors over the past 30-plus years. A new state-of-the-art memory care neighborhood recently opened to provide a full continuum of care.

The Dining Director will be responsible for food service and delivering a superior dining experiences to all residents. Food is one of the most important aspects of our lives and we are looking for the right leader to ensure our residents and their families are served excellent and nutritious meals in an efficient and friendly fashion. The Dining Director is responsible for managing a budget, ensuring and maintaining safety standards, including safe handling and storage of food items and collaborating to create a menu that appeals to the palates of those we serve. This role also supervises, motivates and encourages Dining Service employees. Qualified candidates will have a passion to serve seniors and a passion for food.


  • 2-4 years of experience in food service management; experience with seniors preferred
  • ServSafe certification

The Arbor Company, based in Atlanta, GA, manages more than 30 senior living communities in ten states with more in the pipeline. In business for over 30 years, we have established a national reputation as a leader in senior care—independent living, assisted living and memory care. We are a fast-paced and growing company that thrives on a culture of deep mutual respect and accountability. The tenure of our executive team, including community-based leaders, is exceptional. We are dedicated to the seniors we serve, their families and to each other. Our culture is unparalleled and a terrific fit for self-motivated, creative and dedicated leaders with a passion for senior care.

Job Type: Full-time


  • food service management: 2 years (Required)


  • ServSafe (Preferred)