Director Of Dining Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/18
Food & Beverages
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/18

Job Summary

We are seeking a Director of Dining Services that will be responsible to lead the overall operation of the dining services department in a senior living community in Cranston, RI.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for ensuring the food offered to the residents, guests, and employees of the community is of superior quality. 
  • Directs and conducts safety, sanitation, and maintenance programs
  • Maintains excellent relationships with residents, guests, client, and dining department staff
  • Onboarding, training, promoting professional growth, and development of the dining services team
  • Leadership of all aspects of departmental financial accountability
  • Maintains department in “inspection ready” state at all times

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Service Management or related field; or Associate’s degree plus five years of directly related experience- preferred  
  • Three to five years of senior living experience- preferred
  • Five plus years of direct foodservice operational management experience in a fine dining/hotel/country club setting
  • Experience with state, federal and local regulatory agency inspections
  • Excellent knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation  
  • Excellent customer services skills
  • Experience with P&L accountability- highly desirable  
  • Contract-managed service experience -highly desirable  
  • ServSafe® certified 
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