The Chef is responsible for the daily operations of the kitchen, and provides professional leadership and direction to kitchen personnel. Ensures that all recipes, food preparations, and presentations meet specifications and commitment to quality. Maintains a safe, orderly and sanitized kitchen.
The Chef requires a high school diploma, a minimum of three year of experience working within a kitchen/culinary food service operation, preferably in a healthcare or senior dining, or any equivalent combination of training, education and experience. Completion of a state approved food safety course strongly preferred. The ability to follow oral and written instructions accurately is essential. Patience, tact, enthusiasm and a positive attitude towards the elderly is essential. The ability to work with a variety of staff and residents with differing values, attitudes, capabilities, and dispositions is essential. This position requires an ability to work effectively as an individual player of the dining services team as well as part of the facility wide team. Ability to work in a high-energy and demanding environment. Demonstrates strong leadership skills and is a team player. Able to take direction and give direction without resistance.
Knute Nelson - 20 months ago