Executive Chef

at Five Star Senior Living Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Work With Purpose

At Five Star Senior Living, our people are the critical link to those we serve, and it is their vitality, energy, and caring nature that allows us to fulfill our mission of enriching and inspiring the journey of life. In addition to nurturing and advancing the lives of our residents, our team members enjoy meaningful opportunities for personal and professional growth, within a supportive culture centered around advancing their lives, as well.
The Opportunity

The Executive Chef will be responsible in managing the daily operations of the kitchen area, implement production process, menu planning, catering, manage food cost, labor cost and have overall understanding of HACCP. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience supervising and supporting production functions of the kitchen team members, ability to motivate staff and to continually improve performance.

What You'll Do

Lead the Department
Plans menus for daily food service operations.
Develops culinary team members through appropriate coaching, training and mentoring.
Maintains compliance standards for meal service, food quality and task performance.
Performs daily audits of safety, sanitation, food quality, meal delivery at point of service, and quality standards to optimize financial and operational productivity.

Oversees managers in a diverse environment; establishes and maintains effective client and resident relations
Establishes good rapport and professional relationships with all vendors, clients, and health officials.
Maintain a courteous and effective working relationship with all departments including those interaction of team members and representatives of the kitchen/Back of House.

What You'll Bring

Experience & Education
BS/BA in Food Science, Nutrition, Culinary Arts, Hotel/Restaurant/Hospitality Management, preferred
Certified Dietetic Manager Program (or state equivalent or degree equivalent), preferred
Minimum 2 - 5 years related experience at Executive Chef, Chef Supervisor, or equivalent level.
Success, recognition, and achievement working in fast-paced environment
Completion of Five Star executive chef certification program within 12 months of employment to maintain position

Attention to Detail
Successful execution of a consistent inventory resulting in the tracking of Cost of Goods and the management thereof
Implementation and upkeep for safety and sanitation standards within the Back of House and beyond, ensuring the highest level of safety standards for food, products, storage areas, and any other area which could impact the health and safety of guests, visitors, residents, vendors, or team members.
We Got You

We see and support the whole you. Because investing in you, and all our team members, is the first step in making a difference in the lives of others.
Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision
401k + Match
Competitive PTO
Life, Disability & other supplemental benefits
Professional Development Funds
Wellness Coaching & Personal Support Benefits
Recognition & Reward Programs
Is This You?

Beyond checking off the boxes, we're looking for someone who shares our deep sense of purpose and passion for advancing the lives of others.
Puts People First - You have an authentic connection to our vision of a world in which the quality of life is ageless, and a desire to advance our culture by always respecting and empowering our team members, residents, and families.
Customer Focused - You strive to build and strengthen customer loyalty by delivering exceptional hospitality, thoughtful solutions, and innovative customer attraction and retention strategies.
Results Oriented - You're forward thinking, seeing the big picture as you lead with empathy and drive to exceed results. You firmly believe that the way in which we achieve results is just as important as what we accomplish together.
Drives Operational Excellence - You encourage a mindset of continuous improvement. You respect ideas, collaborate, and empower others to elevate how and what we deliver for our customers and each other.
Embraces Change - You're a change driver! A positive communicator who engages all key stakeholders to help them anticipate... For full info follow application link.


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.

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Job Posting: 1270452

Posted On: May 18, 2024

Updated On: Jun 17, 2024

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