• Nutrition & Culinary Services Director

    Job ID
    2018-12818
    Category
    Nutrition & Culinary
    Job Location : City
    Chanhassen
    Job Location : State
    MN
    Campus
    SummerWood of Chanhassen
    Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Presbyterian Homes & Services - SummerWood of Chanhassen is seeking a full time Nutrition & Culinary Director to join our team. SummerWood of Chanhassen serves our residents through housing and services offered in Independent Living, Assisted Living, and our Memory Care Assisted Living community.  We are part of a larger non profit organization, Presbyterian Homes & Services, that has been serving seniors for over 60 years.  Presbyterian Homes has a strategic plan to grow twice in size in the next 15 years - and we are an organization that strives to promote from within.  We offer competitive wages, an excellent benefit package & a fun working environment. We are looking for an individual able to demonstrate competencies in food service management & operations, cooking and serving for large groups of people, staff development and an understanding of the nutrition and culinary needs and interests for the elderly. Applicants must have a current Food Safety Certification or the willingness to obtain one. Our organization is faith based with a mission to "Honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults" and we are looking for YOU to join us!

     

     

    Consider joining our team in providing compassionate and high quality care and services within a caring Christian environment.

     

    EOE

     

    ABOUT THIS COMMUNITY

     

    SummerWood of Chanhassen
    525 Lake Drive
    Chanhassen, MN 55317

    Located across from the renowned Chanhassen Dinner Theater, with convenient access to Highways 5 and 101, SummerWood of Chanhassen brings city life irresistibly close to home. With outdoor walking trails and a pedestrian-friendly retail area, it’s a setting you’ll find ideal.

    As an employee you can take advantage of a variety of amenities such as:
    - Southwest Transit line access
    - Off-street parking
    - Discounted employee meals
    - Free fitness center

    This community offers the following care options: Assisted Living, Assisted Living Memory Care

    Responsibilities

    The Nutrition & Culinary Services Director has responsibility as a member of the site leadership team to participate in the planning and implementation of strategies and programming that assure high quality customer meals while achieving short and long-term operational goals and objectives for the site.

     

    Customer Meals

    • Oversee the meal preparation and service based on established menus, regulations, established policies, procedures and best practices.
    • Assist with the meal process as necessary.
    • Regularly solicit customer feedback and incorporate solutions regarding the quality and satisfaction with meals served into meal and service planning.
    • Develop menus and recipes that are attractive, nutritious and palatable with a focus on customer requests/satisfaction.
    • Maintain and monitor accurate meal documentation records per established procedures.
    • Establish and maintain effective communication systems with all customers.

    Customer Dining

    • Create a positive dining experience for customers that promotes their independence, choice and overall well being.
    • Encourage resident participation in the dining program, and meal activities. 
    • Oversee the entire dining process for all customers.

    Nutrition Program – Care Centers

    • Oversee the meal preparation and service based on established menus, regulations, established policies, procedures and best practices.
    • Assist with the meal process as necessary.
    • Regularly solicit customer feedback and incorporate solutions regarding the quality and satisfaction with meals served into meal and service planning.
    • Develop menus and recipes that are attractive, nutritious and palatable with a focus on customer requests/satisfaction.
    • Maintain and monitor accurate meal documentation records per established procedures.
    • Establish and maintain effective communication systems with all customers.

    Qualifications

    • Care Center:  Enrolled in or a graduate of a dietary manager course with current state certification.
    • Housing and Assisted Living:  Current Food Safety Certification.
    • Three to five (3 - 5) years’ leadership experience in food service.
    • Demonstrated competencies in food service management and operations, quality management, staff development, cooking, clinical nutrition for the elderly, and community outreach.
    • Must have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, coworkers, family members, visitors, and the general public.
    • Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
    • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

    About PHS

    Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. 6,400 employees serve 25,000 older adults through 45 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.


    We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.


    If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.

     

     

     


    PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.

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