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Executive Chef

Company: Morningside CoreCare
Location: Fullerton
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCome Work with Morningside of Fullerton, we are immediately hiring a Full Time Executive Chef! The Executive Chef is responsible for the proper preparation of the planned menu and the overall supervision of kitchen staff across residential living.Morningside of Fullerton has been Certified as a Great Place to Work for the 4th year in a row!

  • Full Time scheduling providing great work-life balance
  • Competitive Wages and Benefits
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and Paid Flex Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k with Employer Match
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Commuter Reimbursement
  • Beautiful work environment & MOREPRINCIPLE DUTIES:Leadership
    • Responsible for all ‘back of house' food and beverage operations in residential living.
    • Responsible for maintaining superior service standards and promoting good customer and interdepartmental relationships and department morale.
    • Provides direction and leadership to junior culinary management.
    • Responsible for the direction of the department in the absence of the Food and Beverage Director.
    • Consistently conducts dining rounds, especially at dinner, to engage with customers.Service/Quality Control Functions
      • Plans, costs, and executes all menus, including seasonal dining room menus, special events and catering.
      • Responsible for ongoing development and execution of standardized recipes.
      • Orders, organizes, rotates and maintains the disaster food supplies levels for the Residential Living community.
      • Assists in maintaining the highest standard of customer satisfaction for our Residents and their guests. Maintains the appearance, cleanliness and services of facility at or above Health Department standards through routine cleaning schedules. Maintains daily, weekly, monthly statistical information as required.
        • Performs specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned.Human Resources/Training/Employee Engagement Duties
          • Hires, trains, and supervises of all chefs, cooks, and utility worker staff. Performs annual performance reviews for all kitchen employees.
          • Actively develops and drives ongoing departmental employee engagement among culinary/kitchen staff.
          • Responsible for ongoing development of departmental safety awareness/culture.
          • Provides written follow up delegating issues to the appropriate staff, insuring issues are corrected.
          • Administers payroll, controls overtime in a timely and accurate manner. Responsible for the sign off of the payroll attestation for all utility/culinary staff.
          • Coordinates the utility team insuring training, monthly meetings and staff is utilized properly.
            • Assists in ongoing in-service education programs for employees. Holds monthly meetings with kitchen employees.Financial/Risk Management Functions
              • Orders food and beverage supplies.
              • Develops, maintains and utilizes effective inventory control procedures in conjunction with the Food and Beverage Director.
              • Assists with preparation of departmental budget, operates within budgetary guidelines.
              • Works with Food & Beverage Director to establish/maintain risk management processes within culinary department.
              • Trains staff and conducts bi-weekly equipment and sanitation inspections of all kitchens insuring that County Health codes are followed.
              • Works closely with upper management to implement purchasing procedures using CPS vendors.QUALIFICATIONS:
                • Minimum of five years experience as an Executive Chef in a hotel, restaurant, or club with fine dining.
                • Minimum of five years supervisory experience.
                • Good knowledge of kitchen equipment operations and maintenance. Working knowledge of nutrition, diet and healthy food options.
                • Successful completion of formal culinary education program. Certified Executive Chef designation or equivalent preferred.
                • Working knowledge and understanding of the budget process. Requires a minimum of two years kitchen budget development experience.
                • Strong organizational, scheduling and planning skills.
                • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
                • Computer proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
                • Must be ServSafe certified.About Morningside of Fullerton: Morningside's campus-like setting encompasses 33 acres bordered by Bastanchury Road and Brea Boulevard in Fullerton. Morningside of Fullerton is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) offering a variety of villas and apartment homes to hundreds of residents. Full services are provided, including fine dining, housekeeping and laundry, maintenance services, transportation, fitness classes, wellness programs, and numerous activities.We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities at our community. We are committed to hiring high quality, professional and caring individuals. We value and recognize the importance of supporting, training, and retaining our employees to better serve our residents. We look for employees with a passion for customer service.Prior to beginning work at our community, applicants must complete and pass a drug screening, physical exam with tuberculosis (TB) test, and criminal clearance through FBI and Department of Justice (over 18 only). The background search includes minor misdemeanors and DUIs.Morningside of Fullerton offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a Safe Harbor 401(k) plan with match.http://morningside.hrmdirect.com

Keywords: Morningside CoreCare, Fullerton , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Fullerton, California

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