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Food Services Supervisor/Cook, Job Offer in Waterloo, Ontario

Job description

Responsibilities Include:

  • Preparation of meals according to the posted menu and standardized recipes, ensuring that the high standards are executed and respected at all times.
  • Ensures that the food services department is meeting the residents’ nutritional needs.
  • Reviews the menus ensuring usage of seasonal foods, the Canada Food Guide, rotation of stock and meeting the specific needs of special diets.
  • Knows and interprets facility policies, procedures and practices and communicates these to the appropriate personnel.
  • Initiates and provides staff orientation and in-service programs for food services personnel.
  • Assists in the evaluation of staff performance to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Maintains good working relationships with all staff members
  • Operates in a fiscally responsible manner and maintains purchasing and inventory control.
  • Strong team member philosophy and ability to work with a minimum of supervision in a fast paced work environment.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Executive Chef with a Red Seal Certificate or College graduate of recognized food service diploma program preferred.
  • Experience in nutritional & food management/preparation and presentation in a related work environment
  • Self-directed and team-oriented, with good organization and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge in quality/quantity food production, nutritional considerations for seniors, the Ontario Food Premises Act, Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with leadership experience in a retirement or hospitality setting.
  • Experience in health and safety standards.
  • Strong computer skills, i.e. Excel and Word
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