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Director of Dining Services in North Branford, CT at Senior Living Communities

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

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Job Description

We are now accepting applications for a Director of Dining Services for our new Upscale Retirement Community in North Branford, CT. Join our team at Evergreen Woods and make a difference. If you are a professional who is innovative, has a passion for food and leading a team to success, we want to talk to you. In the Director of Dining Services role you will be directly responsible for the overall operation of a restaurant-style dining service department in a Senior Living community. The Director is responsible for ensuring that the food offered to the residents and guests of the community is of exceptional quality

Job Requirements

  • B.S. Degree in Food Services, Restaurant/ Culinary/Management or related field: or A.A. Degree plus five (5) years of directly related experience preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of upscale retirement or adult home/care experience preferred, depending upon formal degree or training
  • Five (5) plus years of direct foodservice operational management experience in a fine dining/hotel/country club setting, with inventory and purchasing knowledge and control
  • Excellent knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Excellent customer services skills and experiences
  • Experience with P&L accountability highly desirable
  • ServSafe┬«: certification required
  • Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) certificate highly desirable
  • Experience with one on one customer service environments
  • High volume, complex foodservice operations experience highly desirable
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays
  • Must be experienced with computers: to include, at minimum, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet
  • Must be able to successfully complete criminal background checks (State and Federal) and drug screenings

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