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Nutrition & Culinary Services Director

Company: Presbyterian Homes & Services
Location: New Richmond
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Presbyterian Homes & Services - The Deerfield is seeking a Nutrition & Culinary Services Director to join our team. The Nutrition & Culinary Services Director is responsible for 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 Director reports to the Site Leader. The Nutrition & Culinary Services Director directly supervises Nutrition & Culinary Services staff including Assistant Director, Executive Chefs, Supervisors, Nutrition Coordinator, Cooks/Chefs, Servers and Lead Servers. The Nutrition & Culinary Services Director oversees the use of contracted services for the Nutrition & Culinary Services program.

ABOUT THIS COMMUNITY

The Deerfield
1127 W Eighth Street
New Richmond, WI 54017

The Deerfield was founded in 1999 in partnership with Holy Family Hospital. Located 20 minutes east of Stillwater, MN, The Deerfield in New Richmond, Wisconsin, is surrounded by five lovely acres. This beautifully landscaped community is convenient to the nearby nature reserve, medical and dental clinics, a pharmacy, and hospital.

As an employee you can take advantage of a variety of amenities such as:
- Off-street parking
- Discounted employee meals
- Free Fitness Center access (classes, too!)

This community offers the following care options: Assisted Living, Assisted Living Memory Care, Care Center/Long Term Care, and Long Term Care with Memory Care
Responsibilities:
The Nutrition & Culinary Services Director has responsibility as a member of the site leadership team to participate 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.

Customer Meals

  • Oversee 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.
  • Develop menus and recipes that are attractive, nutritious and palatable with a focus on customer requests/satisfaction.
  • Maintain and monitor accurate meal documentation records per established procedures.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication systems with all customers.
    Customer Dining
    • Create a positive dining experience for customers that promotes their independence, choice and overall well being.
    • Encourage resident participation in the dining program, and meal activities.
    • Oversee the entire dining process for all customers.
      Nutrition Program - Care Centers
      • Oversee 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.
      • Develop menus and recipes that are attractive, nutritious and palatable with a focus on customer requests/satisfaction.
      • Maintain and monitor accurate meal documentation records per established procedures.
      • Establish and maintain effective communication systems with all customers. Qualifications:
        • Care Center: Enrolled in or a graduate of a dietary manager course with current state certification.
        • Housing and Assisted Living: Current Food Safety Certification.
        • Three to five (3 - 5) years' leadership experience in food service.
        • Demonstrated competencies in food service management and operations, quality management, staff development, cooking, clinical nutrition for the elderly, and community outreach.
        • Must have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, coworkers, family members, visitors, and the general public.
        • Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
        • 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, and care and service options for older adults. Over 7,100 employees serve more than 26,000 older adults through 59 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin, and through Optage home and community services. PHS is also co-owner of Genevive, the largest geriatric primary care practice in Minnesota, providing comprehensive care for over 15,000 older adults. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader dedicated to promoting independence, purposeful living, and overall well-being for those they serve. Today, PHS is one of the largest nonprofit providers of senior housing and services in the nation.

          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.Required
          Preferred
          Job Industries
          • Customer Service

Keywords: Presbyterian Homes & Services, Minneapolis , Nutrition & Culinary Services Director, Executive , New Richmond, Minnesota

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