AL - Dining Services Manager

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Ormond Beach, FL, US, 32174

Company: Holiday Retirement

Working for Holiday Retirement

There’s something very satisfying about working for a company that cares for seniors. Where everything you do, in whatever capacity, is contributing to someone else’s happiness.

Our seniors aren’t the only ones benefiting from your employment here – you will, too. If you have a passion for helping others, we’d love to talk to you.



We have rewarding opportunities for experienced culinary professionals to lead and manage a strong kitchen staff in providing high quality, nutritious and delicious meals to our residents in our Assisted Living community.

Dining Services Manager
With the utmost dedication and compassionate professionalism, you will lead & manage the kitchen staff and provide residents with nutritious, safe, and appealing meals (3) times daily, (7) days per week. You will also:

  • Participate or lead the hiring and development of new employees with the management team. Includes hiring, training, supervision, scheduling of hours, breaks, meal periods, performance management, discipline, and termination.
  • Supervise the Dining & Hospitality staff to ensure food preparation, serving, table setting, dishwashing, and kitchen clean-up are completed satisfactorily.
  • Train dining room associates to properly serve residents in a safe and friendly manner.
  • Evaluate employees’ efficiency and productivity. Ensure proper follow-up and consultation with the management team.
  • Operate the department within the food and labor budget through careful planning, purchasing, inventory control, maintenance of daily log and food costs computation forms.
  • Plan all food preparation following Holiday’s guidelines as detailed in the menus and recipes. Exercise judgment in monitoring weekly and extended menus and food-production worksheets.
  • Control quality of food; prepare nutritious, appetizing, and attractive meals.
  • Employ skills and imagination in making mealtime enjoyable for residents; address plate presentation and garnishing at each meal; use leftovers in a time-safe and creative manner.
  • Instruct and coach associates in sanitary food-handling procedures and safe work methods, and ensure that these procedures are followed. Educate staff in ServSafe Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).
  • Monitor and schedule cleaning and maintenance routines for all food services areas and kitchen equipment to maintain high sanitation/safety standards.
  • Maintain timely and accurate documentation and submission of all reports and invoices required by the Home Office Dining & Hospitality department.
  • Provide work schedules for all full-time and part-time kitchen staff, including meal and rest periods, and apportioning work flow to ensure Kitchen timelines are met. Prepare contingency plan for employee absences to ensure timely preparation, serving, clean-up, and presentation of all meals.
  • Participate in the weekly management team meetings to communicate Dining & Hospitality items: special events, food- related activities, staffing, training modules, safety, etc.
  • Provide consistent quality dining experience in satellite dining rooms to ensure proper food temperature, portion quality, equipment and supply.
  • Understands and can teach mechanically altered and therapeutic diets to staff.
  • Participate in resident’s care plan with community team: meet with resident within introductory period to create dining plan portion of care and then join leadership team for care conferences.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications::
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Culinary Arts Degree and/or Chef Certification preferred
  • Minimum 2 years’ hands-on food prep/presentation or 5 years’ high volume cooking in fine dining
  • Demonstrated staff supervision
  • Teamwork>
  • Strong knife skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Dynamic interpersonal communication skills
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office suites)
  • HACCP certification
  • ServSafe certification
  • Maintain CEUs for certification (Florida)
  • Holiday Retirement is committed to employing a diverse workforce.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, gender identity or expression, or other protected categories according to state and local laws.

    Req ID: 67718 


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