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Director of Dining Services

    • Job Tracking ID: 512614-742335
    • Job Location: Winston-Salem, NC
      United States
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 08, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

We are now accepting applications for a Director of Dining Services for our Upscale Retirement Community in Winston-Salem, NC. Join our team at Homestead Hills and make a difference. If you are a professional who is innovative, has a passion for food and leading a team to success, we want to talk to you.

In the Director of Dining Services role you will be directly responsible for the overall operation of a restaurant-style dining service department in a Senior Living community. The Director is responsible for ensuring that the food offered to the residents and guests of the community is of exceptional quality. Strong culinary background desired.

Experience and Skills:

  • B.S. Degree in Food Services, Restaurant/ Culinary/Management or related field: or A.A. Degree plus five (5) years of directly related experience preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of upscale retirement or adult home/care experience preferred, depending upon formal degree or training
  • Five (5) plus years of direct foodservice operational management experience in a fine dining/hotel/country club setting, with inventory and purchasing knowledge and control
  • Excellent knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Excellent customer services skills and experiences
  • Experience with P&L accountability highly desirable
  • ServSafe®: certification required
  • Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) certificate highly desirable
  • Experience with one on one customer service environments
  • High volume, complex foodservice operations experience highly desirable
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays
  • Must be experienced with computers: to include, at minimum, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet
  • Must be able to successfully complete criminal background checks (State and Federal) and drug screenings