Are you passionate about working with seniors and providing them with outstanding service?

Are you looking to join a team of passionate, dedicated people who strive to be the best in the industry? 

Then this opportunity is for you!

Operating in the beautiful Don Mills neighborhood, this retirement community is focused on providing an atmosphere that fosters care, compassion, dignity, security, respect and safety for their residents.

 

Our valued client is currently seeking an:

Executive Chef, Toronto, Ontario to join their team!

 POSITION OVERVIEW:

The ideal candidate is a bright and energetic team player who is detail-oriented, has a strong work ethic and takes ownership of their work. Must be able to juggle multiple projects, work effectively in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and work independently while keeping a positive and professional demeanor. Must be an upbeat and learning based individual with great written and verbal communication skills. You need to have an ear to the ground and be aware of everything that’s happening in the retirement home and within the industry.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all tasks related to the production and service of menu items using standardized recipes ensuring standard department policies, procedures and safe food handling techniques are used at all times.
  • Manages the activities and workflow for all tasks required for production, presentation and service.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and delivery of education & training programs for Food Services staff to ensure the high standards of Food Services are maintained.
  • Promotes and maintains positive communication and relationships among management, Food Services staff, residents and the general public.
  • Maintains and enhances menus based on the likes, dislikes, requests and nutritional needs of the residents. In conjunction with site leadership team, plans and delivers special events (monthly) such as holiday and themed meals.
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to the Food Services budget by monitoring expenditures and taking action as required. Provide input into capital and operating budget for assigned area.
  • Participates in the development of and implements policies and procedures in accordance to external & internal governing regulations and educates staff, residents and other departments as required.
  • Participates and makes decisions regarding the recruitment and hiring of Food Services staff and also maintains all schedules for the Dining room staff and cooks.
  • Conducts employee performance reviews.
  • Collects department statistics, and provides other related information as required by external and internal regulatory & licensing bodies by performing tasks such as gathering information, performing related audits, preparing summary reports identifying strengths, weaknesses and trends and proposing solutions.
  • Participates in corporate and facility committees; attends meetings as required.
  • Maintain direct resident contact and involvement with residents. Meets with residents daily to discuss dietary preferences (daily table talk).

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of two-year community college Food Service Supervisor course or equivalent.
  • Holds a Red Seal designation.
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience in Senior’s Housing environment
  • Experience in large quantity food preparation.
  • Computer proficiency essential.
  • Good written and verbal English skills.
  • Knowledgeable of the Health and Safety regulations; maintains a current certificate in CPR/First

COMPENSATION:

  • Competitive compensation package, full benefits package

 

Please apply in confidence to:

Chris Hepburn
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
chris@maxwellmanagementgroup.com 
1-855-305-4078 ext. 207

We invite interested candidates to submit their resume in confidence. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision.

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