Williamsburg Landing, the areas only 5-star CARF-accredited life-plan community seeks experience Executive Sous Chef for its Culinary Services team. This position is full time, eligible for our excellent benefits including company match retirement.
The Executive Sous Chef is responsible for the overseeing of overall food preparation of meals for special functions, and catered events and ensuring that food must be prepared according to therapeutic guidelines and served properly.
Additional responsibilities include scheduling staff, employee job and safety training, meal planning, production, purchasing and delivery; ensures food quality in taste, variety, and nutrition meets WLI standards. In the absence of the culinary services Director and Executive Chef, this position is responsible for overall operations of the culinary services department.
Education, Training & Experience:
Associate’s Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical schools; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 5-10 years of restaurant experience as a Sous Chef or above preferred.
Must have experience in quantity food production and preparation of restaurant and fine dining food products: be familiar with basic principles of nutrition as related to menu planning; be able to establish a program of food production to include modified diets; be familiar with maintenance of high sanitary standards; have an ability to supervise and secure cooperation of other employees; have a knowledge of inventory control, purchasing, receiving and storage procedures.
Must obtain SERVSAFE certification or Food Handler’s Card within 30 days of employment and meet all Health Department standards. Able to regularly and safely lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs.
The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, a team player and able to pay attention to details. Flexibility is a must as this position is a must with the availability to work weekends and holidays.
The successful candidate must possess a sincere passion to work with seniors; experience in the senior living industry is preferred.
Apply online at www.williamsburglanding.orgEOE/Tobacco Free/Drug Free