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Director of Hospitality

Company: HRA
Location: Naperville
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Ensures the food service provided for the community meets and/or
exceeds company standards while maintaining compliance with
HACCP, OSHA, state and federal regulations.
Essential Functions:
--- Plans weekly menus in accordance with the community policies
and procedures, and incorporates a variety of nutritional foods and
foods in season
--- Maintains an adequate inventory of foods and supplies from
company approved vendors
--- Continues to look for ways to improve and/or enhance the quality
of the food service provided
--- Prepares and cooks food in accordance with nutritional guidelines,
regulations, and residents' individual prescribed diets and food
--- Ensures that food is prepared and served in an appetizing and
appealing manner
--- Assists in fostering residents' independence with eating by taking
the time to know the residents and providing adaptive equipment
when needed
--- Ensures that food is delivered on time
--- Visits with the residents at each meal when able to ensure quality
of service. Ensures that all concerns will be addressed
--- Prepares food and coordinates food services for special community
events when requested
--- Encourages residents to participate in the food service program by
providing a forum for their input and suggestions
--- Maintains a clean, organized and safe kitchen environment
--- Ensures proper storage and handling of food in accordance with
infection control standards
--- Participate in the recruitment and hiring of food service associates
--- Participate in training of all associates, including food service
associates, in safety issues, emergency situations, infection control
and safe practices
--- Supervises all food service associates ensuring adequate staffing
meeting the needs of the community
--- Ensures that all food staff abide by sanitation and safety
regulations and perform their duties as required and expected
--- Conduct regular performance appraisals with associates
--- Ensure appropriate handling of on-the-job injuries as reported by
--- Performs Manager On Duty responsibilities when assigned
--- The ability to work in a safe and alert manner
--- The ability to take ownership for associate's safety and the safety of
the residents
--- Must disclose any medication that might impair associate's ability to
perform the job safely or competently.
Non-Essential Functions:
--- Leads by example exhibiting the CORE Values through servant
--- Encourages teamwork and promotes company philosophy
--- Attends required community meetings and participates Life
Enrichment activities when able
--- Completes all required courses in adherence with HRA University
--- Is prompt and able to perform the required duties of the position on
a regular, predictable basis
--- Becomes familiar and understands how to report a missing person
using the Safe Return program or equivalent
--- All associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and secure
environment for all community residents
Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:
--- High school education. Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred
--- Requires valid state certification as Certified Dietary Manager
--- Minimum of one-year experience as a chef/cook
--- Minimum of one-year experience with supervision or management
--- Current food service sanitation certificate
--- Experience with Microsoft Office and Outlook software preferred
--- Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management,
associates, residents, family members, and outside contacts
--- Knowledge of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point
Compliance (HACCP) and OSHA regulations
--- Knowledge of state food-handling and kitchen regulations
--- Able to make independent decisions
--- Able to seek out new methods and willing to incorporate them into
existing practices when applicable
--- Must possess a passion to work with and around senior citizen

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: HRA, Naperville , Director of Hospitality, Executive , Naperville, Illinois

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