San Luis Obispo, CA USA
Full-Time - Community Executive Chef HOL
Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Location: San Luis Obispo CA, USA
Req ID: 2021-163798

Holiday Retirement is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

Responsibilities

In the role of Community Executive Chef, you will lead & manage the kitchen staff and provide residents with nutritious, safe, and appealing meals (3) times daily, (7) days per week. Additionally, you will drive a culture of hospitality.

 

  • Participate or lead the hiring and development of new employees, in partnership with the management team. Includes but not limited to hiring, training, supervision, scheduling of hours, breaks, meal periods, performance management, discipline, and termination
  • Supervise the Dining & Hospitality staff to ensure food preparation, serving, table setting, dishwashing, and kitchen clean-up are completed satisfactorily.
  • Evaluate employees’ efficiency and productivity. In the event of a deficiency, take responsibility for proper and effective follow-up and consultation with the management team.
  • Operate the Dining & Hospitality department within the food and labor budget through careful planning, purchase of food supplies, inventory control, maintenance of daily log and food costs computation forms.
  • Plan all food preparation following Holiday’s guidelines as detailed in the menus and recipes. Exercise judgment in monitoring weekly and extended menus as well as food-production worksheets.
  • Control quality of food; prepare nutritious, appetizing, and attractive meals.
  • Employ skills and imagination in making mealtime enjoyable for residents; address plate presentation and garnishing at each meal; use leftovers in a time-safe and creative manner.
  • Instruct and coach associates in sanitary food-handling procedures and safe work methods, and ensure that these procedures are followed. Educate staff in ServSafe Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).
  • Monitor and schedule cleaning and maintenance routines for all food services areas and kitchen equipment to maintain high sanitation/safety standards.
  • Maintain timely and accurate documentation and submission of reports and invoices regarding budget, and other food services responsibilities required by the Home Office Dining & Hospitality department.
  • Responsible for scheduling and providing work schedules for all full-time and part-time kitchen staff, including meal and rest periods, and apportioning work flow to ensure Kitchen timelines are met. Prepare contingency plan for unexpected employee absences to ensure timely preparation, serving, clean-up, and presentation of all meals.
  • Participate in the weekly management team meetings to communicate Dining & Hospitality items such as special events, food-related activities, staffing, training modules, safety, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Culinary Arts Degree and/or Chef Certification preferred
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in hands-on food prep/presentation or 5 years’ high volume cooking in fine dining
  • Demonstrated experience in supervising staff and working in a team setting
  • Must possess strong knife skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Dynamic interpersonal communication skills
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office suites)
  • Must have HACCP certification.
Hiring Step 1
It’s Easy to Apply Online
Select the “Apply Now” button on the job that interests you. Plan on taking 5-10 minutes to complete the application and select “Submit” when done – you’ll receive a confirmation email shortly thereafter. Keep your login and password handy as you’ll need it throughout the hiring process.
Hiring Step 2
Application Review
Every application is given due consideration. If your experience and skills are aligned with the job requirements, we’ll contact you to schedule an interview.
Hiring Step 3
Interviews & Assessments
Your interview will be conducted by phone or in person with an Atria recruiter or hiring manager. This process may include additional interviews, reference checks and skill assessments.
Hiring Step 4
Offer Letter
If you are chosen for the position, an offer will be made by phone and email. The email will include a letter which you’ll sign electronically, return to us and can download for your records.
Hiring Step 5
Post-Offer Hiring Process
You’ll receive all needed forms, instructions and our contact information if you have any follow-up questions. This process may include a background check and/or a drug screen. COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of all positions – proof of vaccination is required before you can start. We will evaluate potential accommodations for anyone seeking an exemption due to a medical condition or religious belief.
Hiring Step 6
Check-ins from your future team
As turnaround times vary for screening results, we’ll provide any needed updates and let you know what to expect for your first day on the job.
Hiring Step 7
First day and onboarding
Congratulations – we’re excited to have you join our team! Onboarding varies by position, but on your first day at Atria you’ll typically meet coworkers, take a workplace tour and begin any required training.
Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Location: San Luis Obispo CA, USA
Req ID: 2021-163798

Benefits for Working at Holiday Retirement

Competitive Pay

Paid Holidays & PTO

Comprehensive Health Plans

Career Advancement Opportunities

Tuition Reimbursement

Employee Loyalty Rewards Program

Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

Rewards & Recognition

Learn more about the many ways Atria celebrates employee achievements and rewards outstanding performance.

Health & Safety

Whether providing protection from flu, COVID-19 or natural disasters, we make safety a priority for both residents and staff.

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