at Five Star Senior Living Inc. in Newark, Delaware, United States
Somerford House & Place Newark is a beautiful community in Newark, DE, with more than 120 units offering assisted living and Alzheimer's care.
At this time, we are seeking an Executive Chef to join our team!
The planning, testing and costing of new menus and menu items.
Ordering, distribution and stock cost control of all food supplies.
Cleaning and maintenance of the kitchen and dining area.
Maintenance of the highest possible food and nutritional standards set by the company.
Maintenance of appropriate sanitation standards in accordance with the Federal, State and local regulations.
Functions as the lead worker over cooks and other food service personnel engaged in the preparation, cooking and serving of food items.
Hires, trains and instructs employees on food preparation, cooking and serving of food items to insure that all items are presented properly.
Assigns and monitors all work activities of food service personnel.
Experience and/or knowledge of special diets and meal preparation for large groups.
Supervisory experience desired.
Ability to read and understand recipes, work in a team environment, work flexible shifts, handle multiple tasks at one time and communicate effectively verbally and/or in writing.
Ability to lead or supervise other employees, perform detail work involving math calculations, problem solve, handle emergency situations, read and understand menus.
Must enjoy working with the elderly and able to accept constructive criticism.
Ability to interact with residents who are highly susceptible to common illness without posing additional health risks and must maintain good personal hygiene and wear a uniform.
Culinary Arts degree from recognized school as well as four years related experience as an Executive Chef or Assistant Executive Chef in a comparable size food service operation.
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Five Star Senior Living and Ageility are operating divisions of AlerisLife, a provider of an evolving portfolio of residential and lifestyle services to older adults who want to live life to the fullest. We are approximately 10,000 team members serving in 29 states as well as our corporate AlerisLife headquarters located outside of Boston. Together, we’re assembling a suite of best-in-class products and services to inspire joyful living in a growing range of settings.
About Five StarThe Five Star Senior Living division includes independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer's/memory care communities across the United States. When you join Five Star, you become part of a family where you'll be supported in your efforts, offered guidance in your career and celebrated for your unique talents. We're a team of dedicated professionals who make it possible for older adults to live their healthiest, happiest and most fulfilling lives. We hope you can join us and be part of an amazing team!
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Five Star prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal requirements, Five Star complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has communities and/or facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.