Holiday Retirement District Support Chef in Traverse City, Michigan
District Support Chef
Date: May 17, 2018
Location: Traverse City, MI, US, 49684
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 provide leadership and subject matter expertise to community leadership teams geared toward ensuring each community meets or exceeds performance expectations and resident satisfaction goals. Successful individuals are confident decision-makers, highly practiced in customer satisfaction (internal & external) and business and financial management, skilled at motivating a team and implementing new processes and programs, and great communicators.
Manage the community kitchen and provide meal service in the absence of a Community Executive Chef.
Evaluate the food program, enhance the culinary knowledge of the staff, ensure Holiday procedures are being followed, establish work plans for the kitchen and confirm that assigned communities are 100% compliant with all required guidelines to ensure clean, safe, and sanitary environment.
Responsible for evaluating, hiring, coaching, and, if necessary, discharging the kitchen staff.
Ensure food orders are placed following Holiday ordering process and manage to the community’s food & labor budget.
Motivate, inspire, train, and coach community team to implement Holiday’s dining vision and exceed performance targets.
Create a culture of service by ensuring community teams understand their business, can deliver superior service, and abide by all company processes, policies, and procedures.
Serve as a catalyst for integrating process improvements, leading and championing tactical implementation of enhancements and/or changes. Able to inspire and motivate others to drive improvements.
Ensure full compliance and effectiveness of the HACCP (Food Safety) program.
Implement and monitor culinary strategies that enhance profitability for the organization.
Completes all required reports, logs, and conducts culinary and sanitation evaluations on a regular basis with timely follow-up (ensuring Sarbanes Oxley compliance).
Travel is extensive and required (up to 90%)
Requires a minimum 5 years progressive management experience: Coaching and mentoring kitchen staff and running a full service kitchen
Successful P&L and budgetary management; exceptional organizational and time management skills
Self-starter, capable of leading, directing, and supporting a team in a diverse environment with highly developed interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
Computer literacy with Office Suite
For over 40 years, Holiday Retirement has been committed to providing seniors with the very best options for independent and assisted living. Today, we are proud to offer seniors the choice of over 300 communities throughout America. Holiday Retirement communities are unlike any other “retirement” communities. These unique locations offer an exceptional lifestyle full of enriching activities for our residents and deeply fulfilling careers for those who embrace our commitment to seniors.
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 law.
Req ID: 66953
Nearest Major Market: Traverse City
Nearest Secondary Market: Northern Michigan
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