- Promenade Senior Suites is a luxurious retirement community in Ottawa is seeking the services of an exceptional Food
- Service Manager (FSM).
- Taking direction from the General Manager the FSM is accountable for the operation of the Food Services Department, including management, purchasing, operational and menu planning.
- Delivering food services according to legislation and to meet the needs of the residents
- Managing schedules and overseeing the work of cooks, prep cooks, servers and dishwashers.
- Working in collaboration with the Executive Director to hire, direct, reprimand, suspend or terminate associates as required.
- In collaboration with the nursing associate, interviewing residents to assess their dietary needs, restrictions and likes and dislikes.
- In collaboration with the Executive Director, creating a four week menu that provides variety and meets the Canada Food Guide
- Preparing food services budget and monitoring monthly compliance
- Ordering and receiving food according to the communitys preferred supplier and prescribed budget
- Ensuring that standards of sanitation are met
- Ensuring recipes are tested and available for associates use
- Accountable for Human Resource function for Food Services associates.
- Graduate of recognized course in Culinary Management or with 3 years experience or equivalent
- Experience with working with the elderly
- HACCP Certified preferred
- Minimum 5 years or related experience in retirement home, hospital or hotel setting in volume food preparation
- Previous supervisory capability and experience
- Knowledge of special and therapeutic diets.
- Familiar with weights and measurements, recipe conversion and portion control
- Completion of Safe Food Handlers Certification course
- Knowledge of Ontario Food Premises Regulation and Canadaâ€™s Food Guide
- Must be able to work productively with other department heads and personnel
- Ability to work within and promote a team environment
- Must enjoy working with residents
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written and proficiency with Microsoft Office tools and Excel spreadsheets
- Must be able to read, write and understand English
- Highly organized and able to work independently
- Is a competent person as defined by the Occupational Health & Safety Act
- In addition to your resume, we would like to hear about your passion for fresh, wholesome, nutritious, appetizing, interesting food and your love of seniors!
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