Director of Culinary Services/Executive Chef
Company: Elderwood Village at Fairport
Posted on: October 14, 2021
This job is located in Fairport.
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of Culinary Services oversees all aspects of the Culinary Services
Department and coordinates with residents and family members on
customizing dining experiences. This individual organizes, plans,
directs, controls, and supervises department operations, functions
and personnel. The individual also performs in the capacity of
Executive Chef of the Culinary team.
Oversees the daily operations of culinary services including
the kitchen, dish room, food storage areas, and dining rooms.
2. Adheres to state
regulations, current best practices, policies, and procedures for
food preparation and
3. Works with Director
of Nutritional Services and Regional Director of Dining on menus,
recipe development and
nutritional diet requirements.
4. Reports to the
Regional Director of Dining Services and Administrator for any
5. Maintains department
food and non-food item inventory consistent with budgetary
6. Adheres to purchasing
practices set forth by the Director of Purchasing, Nutritional
Services Director and
Regional Director of Dining Services.
7. Conducts routine
audits and monitors performance improvement initiatives related to
8. Attends, leads, and
actively participates in, resident care plan meetings, staff
meetings, required inservice programs, and other meetings/programs deemed
appropriate by the Administrator, Director of Nutritional Services or Regional Director of
9. Performs job
functions of each department position when necessary.
10. Regularly interacts and
communicates with residents/family members regarding meal service
and customer service
11. Maintains a working knowledge of
federal regulations of the state health code and rules
regarding meal service in the post-acute care setting.
12. Ensures proper preparation,
maintenance, and service of food in accordance with State rules
13. Acts as a preceptor for Dietetic
and/or Food Service students and interns.
14. Conducts monthly in-service
programs for culinary staff to practice safety and
15. Evaluates the performance of all
Culinary Services staff members including administering
16. Efficiently schedules staff
within budgetary guidelines, approves timecards, schedule changes,
17. Collaborates with Human
Resources Department on recruitment efforts, employee
interviews candidates for open positions, and other supervisory
18. Travels as needed to catering
events, food shows, meetings, etc. as required.
19. Arrives to work on time,
regularly, and works as scheduled.
20. Recognizes and follows the dress
code of the facility including wearing name tag at all
21. Follows policy and procedure
regarding all electronic devices, computers, tablets,
22. Supports and abides by
Elderwood’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
23. Abides by Elderwood’s businesses
code of conduct, compliance and HIPAA policies.
24. Performs other duties as
assigned by supervisor, management staff or
- Minimum of Associate degree in
Food Service Management or Culinary Arts (if the course of study
includes food service or restaurant management) OR Certified
Dietary Manager OR Certified Food Service Manager
- Minimum of three (3) years of
- Minimum one (1) year of
experience in a health care setting
- Working knowledge of CMS and DOH
regulations as they relate to food service
- Possess and maintain ServSafe
(management level) certification or National Registry of Food
Safety Professionals (management level) certification or be willing
to obtain upon hire
- Valid, current drivers license
in good standing for occasional travel
- Experience with QIS survey
- Computer skills consistent with
nutritional software programs preferred
- Five (5) years of cooking
experience in a hotel, restaurant, or institution
Elderwood expects all current and new
employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be
required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may
request a medical exemption from vaccination.
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