Benchmark Senior Living 51 reviews - Newton, MA

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Demonstrates attention to detail

Reviews menus prior to preparation of food
Performs administrative duties such as completing forms, reports, etc.

Advises supervisor when supplies diminish for reorder
Communicates effectively with supervisor and kitchen staff

Compliance and Safety
Assures all dietary procedures are followed.
Must be able to operate all kitchen equipment safely and effectively. Equipment may include: meat slicer, food processor, mixers, ovens, grills, steamers, dishwasher, dumb waiter, warmer cabinets.

Customer Service
Having a presence in the dining room area during meals is essential for the purpose of interacting with the residents and receiving feedback about their dining experience.
Tours dining room to solicit resident feedback
Interacts with the residents during meals and receives feedback about their dining experience

Facilities and Maintenance
Cleaning of all kitchen equipment
Organizes walk-in freezer, storeroom, kitchen tables, and counters
Receive and put away food and other storeroom orders
Assist chef(s) in taking inventory

Food Services
Reviews menus for preparation of food
Assists in establishing food production line to assure meals are prepared on time
Serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Knowledge and Experience
Demonstrates the interest and ability to learn new skills and techniques as needed
Demonstrates proper usage of equipment
Earns and maintains Serve-Safe certification

Public Relations / Marketing
Represents the community with a positive attitude and pride when interacting with potential residents and families
Develops and practices the “30-second commercial” and uses it to greet visitors
Resident Care ¾ Food Services
Reviews menus for preparation of food
Assists in establishing food production line to assure meals are prepared on time
Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Assists the Community Sales Team, lead by the Executive Director, with sales and marketing programs and initiatives

Coordinates dietary service with other departments if necessary

Participates in in-service training as required by state regulations \

Job Requirements


High school diploma or equivalent.
One-year dietary experience in a restaurant.

Must be able to interact effectively with residents and staff.
Must be able to work effectively with residents and personnel.
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
Must have knowledge of dietary procedures, was well as related laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to food service operations.
Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.


Lift up to 50lbs
This is primarily a standing position where an employee may be required to stand in one place for extended periods of time. They also will be exposed to extreme heat and cold temperatures.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

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