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Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:39 PM

Job Description
Do you have experience cooking in a full:service restaurant or food service kitchen?

Are you looking for a career where you improve the lives of others?

Do you want to work for a company that is mission oriented, with a great culture built around helping our residents and their families?

Do you want to be a part of a growing organization with opportunities for you to accelerate your career?

If you answered yes to these questions, we invite you to be a part of the Validus Senior Living family. Validus Senior Living is continuing to grow and as a part of this growth, we are seeking an Dining Services Director (also called an Executive Chef) at our Inspired Living community in Alpharetta, GA.
This Inspired Living Community is located at 11450 Morris Road, Alpharetta, GA 30005.
The Dining Services Director manages food service operations within the community including all food preparation, dining room operations and dining delivery services. The Dining Services Director will provide the highest nutrition and food quality for the health and pleasure of the residents, while complying with all federal, state and local regulations to ensure sanitary and safe operations. (S)he plans and executes entertaining dining events and themes in conjunction with Activities Director, Marketing Director, and other administrative staff to optimize the life and pleasure of the residents, as well as catering events as requested by residents or staff.

Each day the Dining Services Director will be responsible for:
:Hiring, training, and managing all supervisory staff for the kitchen, dining room, catering and delivery services
:Understanding the dietary needs of residents and coordinating with dietitians, nursing staff, and care associates to ensure proper selection, preparation and delivery of meals. Consulting with chefs and cooks to develop and maintain pleasing and nutritious menus
:Assessing and ensuring the desires and preferences of the residents regarding food selection and presentation through surveys and daily contact with residents
:Developing department budget including purchasing and staffing expenditures. Approving food orders from company or selected food vendors and ensures a proper level of inventory to meet demand and minimize cost and waste. Routinely monitoring budget compliance and recommends changes as needed to maintain operational quality and resident satisfaction.
:Encouraging the identification of enjoyable ways to encourage socialization and enjoyment of residents through the use of food presentation and events. Improves the décor and condition of dining rooms to ensure a safe and pleasant experience
:Networking with Regional Food Service Directors to improve operations, reduce costs and to obtain new program ideas for creative operations

The ideal candidate will possess:
:Bachelors degree in Food Service or Hospitality management, or a minimum of eight years of progressive experience in the food industry
:Minimum of three years in a supervisory role
:ServSafe Certification and must obtain any state, local, or country required food handling and sanitation licenses or certificates
:Extensive knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations regarding the safety of food preparation and food handling
:Time management, budgeting, and organizational skillsCompany Description
We are committed to providing the scope and quality of senior care that is not only needed, but is also deserved. This is not merely our profession; it is our purpose. As such, Validus Senior Living provides a complete continuum of leading:edge senior living services including independent living, assisted living and memory care options.
At Validus Senior Living communities, you will discover vibrant, inviting atmospheres, active and engaging lifestyles, and services and amenities that make life easier and every day more fulfilling. Our experienced team of senior living professionals


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