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Kitchen Supervisor

Company: Freedom Village
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Are you interested in working days and evenings? No more late nights, scheduled to work 50+ hours per week?

Freedom Village is a beautiful Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Lake Forest, CA. Freedom Village is located just 8 miles from the ocean. We are a debt free Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). At Freedom Village Residents have the freedom to choose from four dining venues, including indoor fine dining and al-fresco options, with menus created by our award-winning Executive Chef Hugo. The Outdoor Garden Caf and Bistro features grilled entrees cooked to order by our chef and cooks.

We are seeking a full-time Kitchen Supervisor to direct, establish and maintain systems and procedures for culinary staff, while ensuring requirements for appropriate sanitation and safety levels are met.

Essential Functions:

Under the direction of the Sous Chef and/or Regional Food Service Director, oversees proper and safe functioning of the culinary department.

Oversees the service of meals to residents, and other events, which include food and plate presentation.

Makes daily assignment for culinary staff and assists in supervision.

Assures the approved menu is served and recipes are followed.

Meets with staff daily (pre-shift meetings) to discuss any alteration in menu and/or recipe.

Knowledge of and/or ability to prepare therapeutic diets.

Knowledge of Title 22 and experience with Skilled Nursing a plus.

Oversees the ordering of food and supplies while adhering to department budget.

Maintains standards of safety, sanitation, and cleanliness.

Assists with development of Bistro and Garden Caf menus.

Prepares work schedules (daily prep list) and maintains adequate staffing.

Checks shipments and conducts inventories prior to placing future orders.

Instructs culinary team in the safe operation and maintenance of equipment, proper food preparation and work area cleanup.

Develops procedures to ensure residents are served the correct food, in proper proportions, at the right temperature and in sanitary conditions;

Monitors food preparation in compliance with state and federal regulations, menus and recipes; checks for special diet or nutritional requirements for new residents.

Participates in the food committee monthly meetings.

Maintains high level of resident satisfaction.

Directs and instructs culinary team in proper cleaning and sanitizing of dishes, pots, pans and utensils, as well as the kitchen area, to include floors, drains, walls, counter tops, shelves, etc.

Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with company policies, appropriate professional standards and applicable state / federal laws.

Performs additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Certified in Serv Safe. A minimum of two (2) years work experience, successfully supervising food preparation and cooking or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.

Possesses the ability to understand and work harmoniously with residents, culinary team and health care professionals.

Must have the ability to maintain high quality, professional and ethical standards.

  • Offer of employment is contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance through Department of Justice, background check, physical exam, TB, drug screen and Covid-19 test.
  • This position is eligible for a sign on bonus of $1,000. $500 payable after successfully completing 6 months of continued employment and $500 after successfully completing 12 months of continued employment.

Freedom Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Freedom Village, Lake Forest , Kitchen Supervisor, Other , Lake Forest, California

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