DIRECTOR OF CULINARY INNOVATION & OPERATIONS

Compass Group - Sun City, AZ3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $140,000 a year
SkillsBenefits
Posted Date: Jan 24, 2019

5k SIGN-ON BONUS!

** Details: Large upscale resort style community serving over 400,000 meals annually on a campus with 6 different kitchens and several new dining venues over the course of the next 5 to 7 years. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to really be involved taking this community to the next level with a great long term supporting team where our kitchen personnel has an average tenure of 15 years! Ideal candidates will have multi-unit, high volume experience in restaurant and/or hotel/country club setting and will be well organized and have passion and commitment for quality as well as being a trend setter for innovation and creativity! **

Morrison Community Living, a member of Compass Group®, is the nation’s only company exclusively dedicated to providing food, nutrition & wellness, EVS and hospitality services to the senior living industry. Morrison has over 350 registered dietitians, 250 executive chefs, 400 hospitality associates and 7,000 professional food service team members. Actively committed to fostering ways to enjoy great-tasting, healthy food through socially responsible practices and superior customer service, the Atlanta-based company serves more than 450 senior living clients in 42 states, including some of the largest and most prominent senior living communities in the United States.

Job Summary

Working as the Executive Chef, you will be responsible for overseeing restaurant and culinary operations while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment for the staff. You will prepare or direct the preparation of meals in accordance with corporate programs and guidelines. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial Culinary professional.

Key Responsibilities:
Plans regular and modified menus according to established guidelines
Follows standardized recipes, portioning and presentation standards. Completes and utilizes daily production worksheets and waste log sheets. Tastes completed meals to ensure quality
Trains kitchen staff in food preparation, safe handling, operation of equipment, food safety and sanitation based on Company and regulatory standards
Establishes and maintains cleaning and maintenance schedules for equipment, storage and work areas. Ensures that kitchen staff follows and completes schedules as assigned
Maintains inventory of food and non-food supplies to stay within established guidelines while assuring that necessary product is available when needed
Makes all decisions regarding utilization of leftover food products staying within Company guidelines for such products
Complies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures as evidenced through local health department and third-party audits
Follows facility, department, and Company safety policies and procedures to include occurrence reporting
Participates and attends departmental meetings, staff development, and professional programs, as appropriate

Preferred Qualifications:
Culinary Degree is required for this role
Minimum of three to five years of progressive culinary/restaurant management experience, depending upon formal degree or training
Extensive catering experience a plus
High volume, complex foodservice operations experience - highly desirable
Hands-on chef experience a must
Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
Must be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet
Must be willing to participate in client satisfaction programs/activities
ServSafe certified - highly desirable

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