Brookdale Senior Living Dining Services Director in Sugar Land, Texas

*Full Time Dining Services Director *

Brookdale First Colony 16900 Lexington Boulevard Sugar Land, TX 77479

Job #: BSL581157

/Brookdale.//Bringing new life to senior living./

Your responsibilities:

  • Direct food service operations within the community, including all food preparation, dining room operations and dining delivery services

  • Purchase all food and manage inventories, ensuring effective cost controls and vendor service and quality

  • Hire, train and manage all supervisory staff for the kitchen, dining room, catering and delivery services; ensure supervisors maintain a safe and sanitary environment

  • Consult with chefs and cooks to develop and maintain pleasing and nutritious menus for residents

  • Develop department budget, including purchasing and staffing expenditures

  • Inspect all work, storage and serving areas, ensuring regulations governing food safety and sanitation are followed

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Associate"s degree in food service or hospitality management preferred

  • One year of food service industry experience, including supervisory experience

  • Current ServSafe certification required; obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates

  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, vendors and the general public

  • Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed

If you"re a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through the Good People Program!

Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.

/Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan./