Chef Manager (Boston)
Arbour Hospital - Jamaica Plain, MA

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The Arbour Hospital in Jamaica Plain, MA is seeking a full-time, Chef Manager , in a healthcare setting. Prospective candidates must have a strong culinary back ground, be Servsafe, and Allergen Awareness certified.

  • Train and manage kitchen personnel, supervise and coordinate all related culinary activities.
  • Assist in the day to day supervision and training of all kitchen personnel with responsibility for hiring, discipline and performance reviews.
  • Take lead in the preparation and direction of cooking staff as it pertains to the daily menu production.
  • Maintain accurate inventory processes.
  • Maintain the food production system, including forecasting, and post production documentation.
  • Exercise sound judgment and planning when ordering daily supplies.
  • Ensure that all requirements for appropriate sanitation and safety levels in respective areas are met.
  • Manage with integrity and honesty based on a familiarity of the hospitals values and mission.
  • Plan, identify, communicate and delegate appropriate responsibilities and duties to the staff.
  • Provide coaching and direction to the employees to achieve operational goals.
  • Consistently review kitchen environment and customer feedback to identify problems, concerns and opportunities for improvement.

For more information, please contact Doug Watson, Director of Dietary Services at 781-858-5019.

About the Hospital:
Arbour Hospital is a 118-bed; private psychiatric facility located in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood and has recently opened an 18-bed, Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Unit in Quincy, MA . The hospital specializes in adult mental health treatment, adolescent and dual diagnosis services. Other services include Latino, partial hospitalization programs (PHP) and outpatient treatment.

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  • Must have 5 -10 years as a Chef manager in a health care environment
  • The ability to manage effectively in a diverse environment with a focus on client satisfaction
  • Requires previous experience with controlling food, supplies, labor costs, demonstration cooking, along with strong leadership, and culinary team development skills
  • Strong organizational, time management and multiple tasking skills
  • Ability to interface with all levels of the organization while providing a high level of customer service
  • Computer literate and proficient in MS office

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