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Executive Chef in Newport News, VA at Retirement Unlimited, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

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Job Description

The Hidenwood Retirement and Assisted Living Community in Newport News, Virginia is seekingan energetic, creative Executive Chef to bring a fine dining experience to ourresidents. This position manages all aspects of our food service operation andfunctions in a managerial role to kitchen staff.  The Executive Chef willtrain and manage kitchen personnel and supervise and coordinate all relatedculinary activities to include special events, such as holiday meals andcompany sponsored functions.  The ideal candidate will have a trueappreciation for fine cuisine with 3-5 years’ experience as an Executive Chefand a love and passion for helping our senior residents enjoy the finest diningexperience possible.

Responsibilities include:

  • Direct and assist in the preparation of meals for residents and staff
  • Creates monthly menus based on resident preferences and using appropriate nutritional guidelines
  • Order food, produce and supplies
  • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise cooks and other kitchen staff
  • Adhere to all health department regulations and licensing requirements
  • Oversee adherence to ABC license requirements
  • Plan, organize and prepare special events for residents and families
  • Ensure cleanliness and organization of kitchen, dining, and storage areas
  • Maintain efficiency of all kitchen equipment.

This full-time position offers a competitive salary along with abenefit package including health and dental insurance, life insurance, paidtime off, and 401k plan. Please submit a resume and cover letter includingsalary requirements.  No phone inquiries will be accepted.  The Hidenwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements

This position requires:

  • Food Service Manager Certification
  • Serv Pro Certification
  • Minimum of two years of restaurant or other hospitality industry experience in a supervisory role
  • The ability to effectively communicate in English


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