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Dining Services Director

Company: Morning Pointe
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

DINING SERVICES DIRECTORDo you have a passion for great meals, excellent service, and genuine care? Then we want you! Morning Pointe Senior living is an award-winning organization seeking to expand our management team. We are looking for leaders who can form genuine connection with our residents and team members alike while demonstrating excellence through shoulder to shoulder leadership.Primary Responsibilities:
The Dining Services Director position is accountable for all aspects of daily operations of the Kitchen and Dining Room to ensure the highest quality of service to residents and their guests. This role oversees a small kitchen staff, dining assistants, meal service periods, and food quality to ultimately produce an outstanding resident dining experience.Expectations:

  • Passion for quality food and consistently executes a high level of service
  • Develops their team and has a mindset of continuous training
  • Ensures that all meals are prepared and executed in a safe and sanitary environment
  • Actively seeks to develop positive relationships with our community residents and families
  • Keeps their composure and remains calm under stress
  • Maintains a professional appearance and leads their staff do the sameKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of foodservice management including menu planning, preparation and service, sanitation, physical plant, and resident services.
    • Possess basic technical culinary knowledge and ability to perform all aspects of dining room administrative functions in a retirement community.
    • Ability to distinguish smells, tastes, and temperatures.
    • Ability to be creative and flexible in executing multi-faceted problem-solving.
    • Ability to plan, direct, supervise, coordinate and evaluate the work of others.
    • Ability to plan and prioritize work and calculate FTEs.
    • Ability to use excellent time management skills with excellent attention to detail.
    • Ability to use Word processing software, spreadsheet software, e-mail, and the Internet.
    • Ability to perform duties in compliance with established Universal Precautions, fire safety, infection control, and sanitation procedures.
    • Ability to respond constructively to changes and/or problems encountered in the work environment.
    • Ability to understand and apply training and in-service education and work to increase job-related knowledge.
    • Ability to work variable hours and days.Education and Experience:
      • Must have 2-5 years of experience in restaurant or retirement food service. Supervisory skills required.

Keywords: Morning Pointe, Knoxville , Dining Services Director, Executive , Knoxville, Tennessee

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