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Company: Otterbein SeniorLife
Location: Lakeside Marblehead, OH
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Hospitals, Health Care


The Director of Culinary Services is responsible for the overall operations of the Culinary Services Department, assuring quality nutrtional services and meals to the residents of the Skilled Nursing Assisted Living and Independent Living areas of our 5-Star Community, where they are served meals in a fine dining restaurant-style setting.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong competencies in organizational and budget management, documentation and community relations. As a member of Otterbein leadership team,the Director of Culinary Services will work with the other leadership team members to provide a safe and enjoyable living and working environment for our residents and partners, and be committed to advancing health and wellness to the individuals we serve.


  • . Plans, organizes and implements Culinary Services for all levels of care as a working supervisor
  • . Prepares menus the feature balanced meals, appetizing foods and plate appearance
  • . Helps in developing and maintaining policies and procedures in providing Culinary Service
  • . Coordinates the ordering and purchasing of food and supplies, and organizes systematic and safe storage
  • . Hires, orientates,instructs and evaluates Culinary Service partners (employees)
  • . Schedules adequate Culinary Services partners to accomplish prepartion, serving and cleaning of the kitchen and serving areas
  • . Developes and implements HAACP procedures to maintain food safety in all areas of production
  • . Maintains adequate records
  • . Works within the Culinary Services budget and monitors expenses
  • . Educates Partners and holds Dietary meetings to ensure teamwork and knowledge


  • . Knowledge of health care food service regulations
  • . Superior supervisory and customer service skills
  • . Ability to cook for a large number of individuals
  • . Enjoy working with the senior population
  • . Ability to cook restaurant style and feature plating

Education: Two year degree as a dietary Manager or equivalent

Licensure/Certification: Dietary Manager Certification; ServSafe Certified

Experience; Minimum of three years management experience in dining, catering, restaurant and/or cooking field, preferably in the health care environment and/or restaurant setting. Experience with budget control and stock management

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