Coordinate the dining services program to provide nutrition and variety within a budget. Oversee the nutritional needs of the Residents, ensuring balanced, healthy menus for older adults. Supervise all dining services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
include, but are not limited to:
Plan weekly menus with variety, using foods in season.
Plan menus and prepare foods for special events.
Prepare and cook food following prepared menus.
Adjust menus to utilize the foods in the refrigerator and freezer to prevent waste and spoilage.
Serve as a resource for the Cook(s) with ideas for the utilization of leftover foods.
Maintain an inventory and requisition food and supplies from approved Suppliers.
Maintain a clean, orderly and safe kitchen environment.
Ensure proper storage of food for infection control.
Develop and implement policies and procedures in the dining service program that are in compliance with food service
Coordinate and assign work to dining services staff.
Interview and recommend dining services staff to Executive Director.
Participate in performance evaluations and disciplinary action required for dining service staff.
Prepare the work schedule for dining services staff.
Provide educational opportunities for staff and residents.
Encourage and invite Residents to participate in the dining services program.
Organize activities that revolve around food and food preparation.
Carry out other duties, as assigned.
Demonstrated experience in food preparation. Certificate or Degree in food service preferred. Enjoy working with older adults.
I have read and understand the responsibilities of this position. I possess the qualifications indicated and am able to carry out the identified responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
Merryvale Assisted Living