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Sous Chef - Immediate opening

Company: Oakmont Senior Living
Location: Escondido
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Sous ChefSalary Range: $22.00-$25.00Oakmont of XXXXXXX is a premier senior living community situated on a beautifully landscaped campus. Managed by Oakmont Management Group, Oakmont of XXXXXXX provides exceptional quality, comfort, and care with five-star services and amenities. Residents enjoy a rewarding lifestyle with individualized comprehensive support that promotes continuing independence. We deliver meaningful lifestyles and relationships with residents, families, and team members by developing a winning culture and living these values: Authenticity Teamwork Compassion Commitment Resilience.With communities across California and Nevada opportunities for career growth, relocation, and travel are significant. In addition, our team members may enjoy the following benefits:Medical, Dental and Vision benefitsVacation, Personal Day, Sick Pay, HolidaysDiscounted MealsBonus OpportunitiesTeam Member Discount Program401(k) Savings Plan with Company MatchRecognition ProgramsCompany Paid Life InsuranceStudent Loan RefinancingTuition ReimbursementPet InsuranceEmployee Assistance ProgramThe Sous Chef is responsible for preparing food in accordance with the approved menu, property policies and procedures, current standards, guidelines, and regulations governing our property. In the absence of the Culinary Services Director, the Sous Chef may be called upon to assure that quality food service is provided at all times by directing the overall operations of the Culinary Department.Responsibilities:Ensure the dining experience created for all residents, family members and visitors is of high quality including menu selection, meal preparation, meal presentation, food taste, and meal service.Assist with the planning, preparation, and delivery of all meals in the community, making sure they are of high quality, palatable and appetizing. Assist in food preparation for special meals, activities, parties, special events, marketing, etc.Prepare and serve food in accordance with sanitary regulations, as well as with established policies and procedures. Report any incidents or infractions to Culinary Services Director.As directed, develop and implement culinary procedures that ensure that food is ready on time and proper temperature levels are met.Ensure menu plans are followed at all times. As requested, assist in developing methods for determining the quality and quantity of food served.Maintain control over meal portions and food consistency. Estimate food requirements and control serving portions thereby eliminating waste and leftovers.In the absence of the Culinary Services Director, act as Department Manager with regards to staffing and staff supervision.Assist, when requested, in the purchasing, inventory, checking in, and storing of food and supplies. Ensure that stock levels of staple/non-staple food, supplies, equipment, etc., are organized and maintained at adequate levels at all times. Work closely with the Culinary Services Director in specifying and selecting food products.Ensure a sanitary work environment and conform to all local codes and policies regarding proper storage, handling, and serving of food.Ensure that food storage areas are clean and properly organized/arranged at all times. As requested, inspect food storage rooms, utility/janitorial closets, etc., for upkeep and supply control.As requested, order all food within budget guidelines and maintain accurate inventories of food on hand. Train other culinary personnel to only receive food orders that are correct in quality, quantity, and price.Visit residents regularly to determine special likes and dislikes in order to make the Culinary Services Program individually tailored as much as possible.Qualifications:Must be eighteen (18) years of ageMust have a high school diploma or equivalent. College course or other education in foodservice and/or management preferredPrefer six (6) months experience working in a restaurant or similar environment as a CookAble to safely operate standard cooking equipment and utensils typically found in facilities serving foodAble to operate a personal computer and be proficient in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, etc.)Able to operate standard office equipment, including fax machine, copier, telephone, etc.Knowledge of and/or ability to learn the theory and practice of assisted living and dementia careAble to work with seniors and patiently interact with cognitively impaired individualsAble to be flexible, adapt and respond to change, make decisions in stressful situations and prioritize tasks and projects.Able to process information and apply common sense understanding to follow and carry out written or oral instructions.Must pass a Criminal Background check and Health Screening tests, including physical and TB Tests.Oakmont Management Group is committed to protecting our team members and residents from COVID-19. All new team members must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination & booster or valid exemption due to Qualifying Medical Reasons or Religious Beliefs subject to legal requirements.About Oakmont Management Group: Oakmont Management Group is a recognized leader in the senior living industry that manages a portfolio of communities under the Oakmont Senior Living and Ivy Living brand. Oakmont currently serves over 4,000 seniors across 40 communities in California and Nevada with an additional 5 communities set to open in the coming year. Oakmont strives to create an atmosphere of family and community among team members, residents, and resident family members. We know that caring and meaningful relationships are the foundation of a rewarding life. Our team is hand-selected for their skills, previous experience, and passion for working with the elderly. Our practice is to incorporate joy and laughter alongside our expectations of excellence. Walk into our communities and feel our pride of ownership and commitment to service.Oakmont Management Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Oakmont Senior Living, Escondido , Sous Chef - Immediate opening, Other , Escondido, California

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