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Director of Culinary Services in Waterloo at Revera

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Division: Retirement

Site: Fergus Place

Site Address: 

Employment Type: Full Time

Expiration Date: 10/03/2018

 


About Revera

Revera is a leading owner, operator and investor in the senior living sector committed to helping older adults live life to the fullest. Through its portfolio of partnerships, Revera owns or operates more than 500 properties across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, offering seniors’ apartments, independent living, assisted living, memory care and long term care.

Fergus Place is Kitchener, Ontario’s most intimate, accessible retirement residence. Established in 1978 and nestled in a mature neighbourhood, our bungalow-style residence is known for offering quality services and care in an inviting and comfortable setting.

Our personalized programs, 24/7 staffing and vibrant lineup of activities all promote health, happiness and well-being. Fergus Place features 61 attractive Independent Living suites. The warm spirit here extends to Fergus Place’s support of local initiatives, and events like the annual community barbecue.

The Opportunity

Join us as a values driven leader to oversee and manage the culinary and dining services departments. With your creativity, flair and culinary professionalism we can partner to deliver the “Best in Class” culinary experience to our residents. With your guidance and management, we can offer outstanding service and diverse, flexible menus made with high quality fresh ingredients and appetizing presentation. Our goal is to exceed our resident’s expectations!

In this role you will be focused on:

  • Ensuring Resident & Employee Safety
  • Engaging with residents and employees to consistently achieve high results through the survey process
  • Hiring & training a team of superstar culinary and serving experts!
  • Living our values and ensuring others on your team do to
  • Maintaining Food & Labour costs

What You Will Do:

Collaborate – Work with the Executive Director, National Culinary Manager and residents to implement the culinary vision and program objectives.

Manage – Effectively manage a team of people, department financials and resident satisfaction.

Roll-up your sleeves – Take a hands-on approach to leading, mentoring, and filling in as required to support both the culinary and dining staff.

Comply – Maintaining food quality in compliance with regulations company policies and culinary standards.

Cultivate – Build and maintain strong relationships with the community residents, employees, and managers along with the regional support team and vendor partners.

Create – Elevate and deliver “Best In Class” dining experience using your creative culinary expertise.

 

What You Bring:

  • Community College Food Services Supervisor Course or Equivalent
  • Valid Food Safety/Food Handler’s Certification
  • Red Seal & Smart Serve Certification
  • Passion for Customer Service and Resident Interaction
  • Better than average computer skills
  • Union Management Experience
  • Values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion & Excellence

What We Offer:

  • Support from your Regional and National Team
  • Technology to help you do your job better!
  • Benefits and Pension Package
  • Better work life balance

 

What are you waiting for?

Join us in celebrating the ageless spirit of people through service and innovation.