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Dining Services Manager

Company: Brookdale Lake Shore Drive
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Make Lives Better Including Your Own!Brookdale Lake Shore Drive is hiring a Dining Services ManagerA Senior Living community specializing in Independent and Assisted LivingHealth Benefits (Insurance) starting as low as $34 a monthFull Time M-FSome Evenings, Weekends, and HolidaysBrookdale is a GREAT place to further your career.We pride ourselves with a culture of caring. All leadership team members and associates partner together to make sure each resident feels like they are family.We recognize our staff with our monthly Everyday Hero award and prizes (PTO & Bonus).We have an established Associate Committee to give our associates a voice.We have a diverse and fulfilling team environment and commit to providing our employees the support they needIf you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us! You'll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness.Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:Early Access to Paycheck with Earned Wage Access for Hourly Associates (outside of CA)Tuition ReimbursementPet InsuranceAdoption Reimbursement BenefitsVariety of Associate DiscountsVeterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.Responsibilities:Plans, manages, and coordinates activities of the dining services department at one or more locations, and provides food services for residents and employees.Develops standards for organization and supervision of dining services.Maintains quality dining services within the prescribed budget.Determines quality and quantity of food required; plans menus and controls food costs; may be scheduled to prepare meals.Oversees the food preparation and cooking, to ensure meals are prepared per company procedures.Makes frequent inspections of all work, storage, and serving areas to determine that regulations governing food safety and sanitation are followed.Prepares cleaning schedule, production worksheet and staff schedules.Maintains inventory of food and nonfood items.Selects, orients, and trains new employees in department; effectively delegates authority to dining services staff to ensure effective flow of materials and services.Develops and directs cost control system; prepares and submits department budget to director.Provides nutrition education and counseling for residents; presents dining services education program to dining services and other staff as needed.Ensures safe work procedures are developed and followed, to include those relating to employee injuries, prevention, and infection control.Ensures a continuous quality improvement program is in place and appropriate follow-up occurs.This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.Qualifications:Education and ExperienceHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Two to four years experience in commercial kitchen, operation and line cooking, and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsCurrent ServSafe Certification required. State food service certification required, if applicable. ACF Certified Sous Chef (CSC) preferred.Management/Decision MakingApplies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these.Knowledge and SkillsPossesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and work environment. Has working knowledge of a functional discipline. Familiarity with Microsoft software preferred. Basic typing skills are essential. A thorough knowledge of food safety and sanitation, culinary nutrition, and supervisory management is required.Physical Demands and Working ConditionsStandingRequires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendorsWalkingSittingUse hands and fingers to handle or feelOn-Call on an as needed basisReach with hands and armsPossible exposure to communicable diseases and infectionsStoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlTalk or hearExposure to latexAbility to lift: Up to 25 poundsPossible exposure to blood-borne pathogensPossible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazardsRequires Travel: OccasionallyVisionBrookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.Salary Range Information: $22.61 - $28.26 / hour

Keywords: Brookdale Lake Shore Drive, Chicago , Dining Services Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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