• Nutrition & Culinary Services Assistant Director

    Job ID
    Nutrition & Culinary
    Job Location : City
    Oak Park Heights
    Job Location : State
    Boutwells Landing
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Presbyterian Homes & Services - Boutwells Landing is seeking a Nutrition and Culinary Services Assistant Director to join our team.  The Nutrition & Culinary Services Assistant Director is responsible for assisting the Director in planning, organizing, developing, evaluating and effectively directing the Nutrition & Culinary Services staff and program in order to ensure the delivery of high quality customer meals and dining services consistent with regulations and established best practices.



    REPORTING STRUCTURE: The Nutrition & Culinary Services Assistant Director reports to the Nutrition & Culinary Services Director. The Nutrition & Culinary Services Assistant Director directly supervises Supervisors, Cooks/Chefs, Servers and Lead Servers as designated at the site.





    Boutwells Landing
    5600 Norwich Parkway
    Oak Park Heights, MN 55082


    Boutwells Landing is over 100 acres in total, graced with ponds, walkways and rolling parkland for residents and employees to enjoy. Boutwells is a large community that offers the full continuum of care.

    As an employee you can take advantage of a variety of amenities such as:

    - Off-street parking
    - Discounted employee meals
    - Free Fitness Center access
    - On-site daycare
    - On-site library to check out books
    - Great employee events and celebrations!


    This community offers the following care options: Assisted Living, Assisted Living with Memory Care, Care Center/Long Term Care, Long Term Care with Memory Care, Transitional Care/Rehab


    The Nutrition & Culinary Services Assistant Director has responsibility as a member of the site leadership team to assist 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.
    • Assist in overseeing 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. 
    • Assist with menu planning. 
    • Assist in developing menus and recipes. 
    • Maintain and monitor accurate meal documentation records per established procedures. 
    • Establish and maintain effective communication systems with all customers.


    1. Current Certified Dietary Manager Credentials or graduate of an accredited course or 3 years supervisory food service experience. Current Food Safety Certification.
    2. Three years experience in a restaurant, health care or senior services setting. Experience in special event planning.
    3. Demonstrated competencies in food service management and operations, quality management, staff development, cooking, and clinical nutrition for the elderly.
    4. Must have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, coworkers, family members, visitors, and the general public.
    5. Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
    6. 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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