Dining Services Director
Company: Elmcroft Senior Living
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Offering $2,500 Sign On Bonus.
Great opportunity with NO LATE NIGHTS!
The Dining Services Director is responsible for the overall
coordination and direction of all food service activities within
the community they support. This position hires, supervises, and
manages the activities of all the kitchen and dining services
associates engaged in purchasing, preparing and serving food within
their respective community's Dining Services Department.
Meets Elmcroft Senior Living's Expectations established for the
Dining Services Department.
Becomes completely familiar with the state regulations governing
Assisted Living, ensures compliance in department by regularly
reviewing regulations checklist.
Ensures that menus conform to nutritional expectations, government
regulations, and internal procedures by following those menus
provided by the Elmcroft Senior Living consultant dietician. A
consultation with dietician should be conducted for any major menu
Reviews Resident diet information and discusses requests, changes,
and inconsistencies with Resident/resident representative,
professional staff, and/or resident food committee. Ensures that
all doctor prescribed special diets are followed or that the order
is changed to reflect diets that Elmcroft Senior Living can
Inspects food and food preparation and storage areas to ensure all
areas are clean, sanitary, and meet sanitation and regulations
Tastes, smells, and observes food to ensure conformance with
recipes and appearance expectations. Measures satisfaction levels
among residents daily at each meal by walk- thru and conversations
with residents as well as Resident Satisfaction Survey results.
Meals are served on time according to established and posted meal
times, every time.
Serves appropriate foods to observe holidays and religious
Establishes competitive purchasing practices that ensure that food
and supplies are being purchased at the lowest possible cost while
still maintaining quality expectations Manages expenses within
given budget parameters as tied to census and measured in "cost per
resident day", utilizing spend-down sheets.
Conducts monthly food inventory to ensure accurate accounting of
food on the shelf and cost per resident day.
Orders and schedules delivery of food and supplies from vendors to
ensure adequate amount of food and supplies to fulfill weekly
Prepares work schedules for kitchen personnel to ensure presence of
requisite labor force on each shift in accordance with operating
budget as tied to census, utilizing staffing models and labor
Oversees and coordinates work of cooks and other kitchen associates
engaged in preparing meals to ensure adherence to recipes and
quality expectations. Provides cooking coverage during week to
cover kitchen schedule.
Participates in the Manager on Duty Program, as assigned.
Driving for community business purposes including but not limited
to, driving for sales calls/trips, marketing trips, visiting
residents outside of the community, attending funerals for
residents, assessing a potential or current resident at home, a
hospital, a rehabilitation facility, a skilled nursing facility or
a competitor's community, attending training or providing coverage
for another associate at another community, attending industry
association meetings, attending off-site company meetings, and
going to the store to purchase items for the community.
Performs other duties as assigned and which relate to the success
of Elmcroft and the Care, Comfort, and Happiness of our
Education: High school diploma or general education degree
(GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supervisory experience in a food service setting recommended.
Dietary Certifications, as required per state guidelines.
Must be 21 years of age and in possession of a valid state driver's
Have and maintain clean driving record. Travel required as
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