Executive Chef

<strong>We have over 37 years of experience working and living with seniors creating a deep understanding of their unique needs and desires. It’s this combination of technology, understanding, appreciation, and commitment that sets us apart and makes our culture so special for both our employees and our residents.<BR><BR>Everyone in our communities commits to appreciating our residents as individuals who deserve to shine, every day.</strong>

Fort Wayne, IN


<p><strong>The single goal of EVERYONE who works here is to connect with seniors, their families and each other to enrich their lives. You&rsquo;ll find it difficult to compare us to senior living companies because we&rsquo;re not in that business. We are a Senior Life Connections company.</strong></p> <p><strong>Creating deep meaningful connections is our business. We have an Employee First culture, we focus on creating the absolute best work experience for our employees so they can provide the absolute best experience for you and your loved ones. This has led us through 35 years of growth as a privately held company allowing us to put our employees and customers first.</strong></p> <p><strong>We are obsessed with the constant pursuit of better and work to earn your loyalty every day. We are honored to have served employees, seniors and families for the past 35 years by fulfilling our purpose: Inspire and empower seniors, their families and employees.<br /><br />To view all current openings, <a href="https://careers-storypoint.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&amp;hashed=-435657053&amp;mobile=false&amp;width=960&amp;height=500&amp;bga=true&amp;needsRedirect=false&amp;jan1offset=-300&amp;jun1offset=-240" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">click here.</a><br /></strong></p> https://www.storypoint.com/

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Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">The Executive Chef is responsible for the successful management of all aspects of the culinary and dining department. Responsibilities include retail sales, special events planning, food costs and inventory control, safety and sanitation, and maintaining excellent resident, customer, and employee satisfaction.</p> <br /><br />We have comprehensive benefit packages that include health, dental, vision, 401(k), income protection, and extraordinary work-life benefits.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Achieve 100% resident satisfaction through plate presentation and taste. The Executive Chef circulates dining rooms at meal times daily for resident feedback.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Establish presentation techniques and ensure quality standards.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Hire, coach, train, inspire, and direct culinary staff. Maintain proper scheduling and conduct employee reviews.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Develop Sous Chef and Lead Cook to take on additional leadership and management duties.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Directly responsible for food control, labor costs, menu engineering, recipe creation, and standardization of recipe production to ensure consistency.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance, proper safety, and sanitation policies for followed in the work areas.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Oversee special catering events and offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrate culinary techniques.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Consistently maintains a positive attitude, which supports a team environment. Promotes positive public relations with residents, family members, and guests.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">The Executive Chef must function as Manager on Duty as scheduled with site leadership team.</li> </ul> <p style="margin-bottom: 0pt;"><strong>General Working Conditions<br /></strong>This position entails standing for long periods of time. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to communicate effectively with others, sit, stand, walk and use hands to handle keyboard, telephone, paper, files, and other equipment and objects. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to review detailed documents and read computer screens. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The work environment requires appropriate interaction with others. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. Occasional travel to different locations may be required.</p>
Requirements: <ul> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Bachelor&rsquo;s degree or related culinary degree.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Certified Executive Chef preferred.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Minimum four years of industry and culinary management experience.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Upscale dining experience required.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Must demonstrates proven leadership abilities, commitment to customer service, and strong organization and time management skills.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Must have previous experience and proficient with menu development and pricing.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Must have experience in all Microsoft Office applications.</li> <li style="margin-bottom: 0pt;">Culinary labor, food, and small ware financial management experience required.</li> </ul>