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DIRECTOR OF DINING SERVICES in Cedar Park, TX at Poet’s Walk

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Supervises the preparation and cooking of food as determined by standard recipes.
  • Maintains a quality assurance program that guarantees residents receive fresh, tasty, well prepared meals, served promptly and politely.
  • Develops well-balanced menus in collaboration with cooks.
  • Maintains food cost on a daily basis and is responsible to ensure budgetary compliance.
  • Responsible for purchasing all food and non-food items.
  • Ensures that all food and beverage is stored, handled and prepared under safe sanitary conditions as set forth by the company and the local, state and county health departments.
  • Acts as the facility’s representative for any health department of other required inspections; assure compliance, follow up to assure any deficiencies are immediately corrected.
  • Hires, trains, disciplines and terminates departmental employees in accordance with Spring Hills, LLC human resources policy.
  • Oversees the scheduling of all food service personnel to maintain compliance with budgetary guidelines.
  • Assures all department training standards are met and up to date.
  • Maintains all department logs and insures bookkeeping policies are followed.


Non-Essential Functions:

  • Orders all dining room supplies.
  • Employs appropriate loss prevention procedures.
  • Ensures all Dining Service employees adhere to the grooming and uniform policies.
  • Works with appropriate staff to coordinate special events.
  • Performs all duties in adherence to Spring Hills, LLC standards.
  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.
  • Participates in Manger on Duty program.
  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward all residents, visitors and co-workers.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of Spring Hills, LLC.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements::

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university with two to three years related experience and/or training; or twelve years of experience and/or training in Food Service Management, Culinary Arts or Hospitality as the educational equivalent preferred. Three years of experience and/or training equaling one year of college education.
  • SERV-SAFE Certified.
  • Obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates.
  • Additional skills in foreign languages other than English preferred to communicate with property staff and residents.
  • Training and hands-on experience in European/ Continental cuisine and menu planning essential.
  • Some experience working with seniors and older adults beneficial.