Discovery Senior Living, a national award-winning developer, owner and operator of senior living communities is currently searching for a full-time Sous Chef to join our team at our community called Regency Pointe. Ranked as one of the top 20 largest senior living providers in the United States and the top 5 for growth in the world, Discovery is redefining senior living through innovation, leadership and design. As a result the company currently has a flourishing portfolio of more than 8,500 homes with plans for continued growth.
About the Opportunity
We are currently seeking a Sous Chef to provide leadership support to all phases of food production operations for the dietary/kitchen operations in the community and a working leader in the day to day operations assisting in the supervision of the dietary/kitchen team as well as performing and coordinating food production.
Responsibilities include providing supervision to dietary/kitchen team and supporting the Executive Chef; assisting in controlling food costs; assisting in maintaining controls, security of all food items and supplies in storage; assisting in maintaining and enforcing policies and procedures of all meal production; preparing, coordinating, and assisting in managing the meal service; receiving, rotating and inventory of products and regulatory compliance; ensuring correct portioning and plate presentation of all menu items; recording and maintaining Food Safety Equipment Records and Food Safety Temperature Records; performing and assisting in the rotation (FIFO – First In First Out) inventory and security of such food and supplies in the correct storage area.
• Two (2) years’ Sous Chef experience.
• Supervisory experience preferred.
• Must maintain current Food Services Sanitation certificate.
• Associates Degree in Culinary Arts preferred.
• Competent in organizational, time management skills.
• Must demonstrate good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills.
• Ability to work weekends, evening and flexible hours.
We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401(k) with company match, medical and dental insurance, disability benefits, confidential employee assistance programs, life insurance, a vision-care plan, paid time off, and company holidays.