Kitchen Manager

Golden Life Management
Posted 20 days ago
$32.81 per hour
Full Time

Job Description


It’s an amazing time to join Golden Life as we continue to expand our seniors housing, care, and services within western Canada.

We’re looking for a qualified, full-time Kitchen Managerto join our team at Rose Wood Village in Trail, BC. Rose Wood Village is located in a small, beautiful community nestled in between the Rocky Mountains and the Purcell Mountain Range in British Columbia’s East Kootenays. With many amazing amenities including an intimate, elegant dining room featuring a cozy fireplace, a games room with a selection of activities, a well-stocked library, a convenient on-site beauty salon, and several cozy and conveniently-placed lounges, we are looking for a confident individual to support this thriving community.

The successful candidate will bring kitchen leadership experience and has a passion for providing high quality care and support for seniors.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Follows standardized recipes and rotating meal plan.
  • Sources and purchases meats, poultry, fresh vegetables, fruits and staples.
  • Receives and checks orders and oversees inventory control procedures for the storage of fresh and frozen food stuffs and dry goods.
  • Plans and prepares resident meals, coordinates and monitors meal service.
  • Develops and monitors menu plans and service for catered and special events to ensure individual dietary needs and standards for food service are met or exceeded, and costs remain within approved budget allocations.
  • Provides leadership and direction for multi-service workers by interpreting and modeling policies and procedures, overseeing day-to-day operations, monitoring and evaluating performance, and participating in staff recruitment.
  • Provides leadership and direction for the program team responsible for the provision of services by fostering and promoting new initiatives: interpreting and implementing related policies and procedures, coordinating and directing staff orientation and in-service training programs, scheduling and assigning work, monitoring and evaluating performance and recruiting, developing and/or terminating staff.
  • Plans and prepares staff meals and catering requirements in accordance with site practices as required.
  • At the request of the resident and under the direction of the Community Manager, meets with resident groups to address issues related to food preparation, meal planning, and dining room services. Gathers feedback and takes appropriate actions to continuously improve food quality and service.
  • Participates in program planning and evaluation, and in quality improvement activities including food and service audits within the commercial kitchen and dining room(s).
  • Assists the Community Manager in the development, implementation, evaluation, and revision of the food services operating budget. Maintains accurate records related to food and supply purchases, inventory control, receiving, portion control, and plate wastage.
  • Participates in the Occupational Health and Safety program as assigned by the Community Manager. Maintains safe food handling practices within the commercial kitchen and dining room(s).
  • Completes all supervisory responsibilities as outlined by management including adequate staffing, daily direction to personnel, and completing performance evaluations and facility inspections as required by senior management
  • Ensures that the kitchen is operated in a clean, safe, efficient manner and that all kitchen staff follows safe food handling procedures. Reports problems or concerns to the Community Manager.
  • Completes all required records which may include, but are not limited to, equipment and food inventory, food and supply orders, performance evaluations, budget requirements, and other costing issues.
  • Performs as a positive, constructive team leader and player creating exceptional customer experiences.

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Chef’s papers/or Catering certification/Red Seal certification.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as the lead cook in an institutional or full service restaurant.
  • Ability to read and prepare recipes involved.
  • Knowledge and ability to conform to food sanitation practices.
  • Ability to communicate with residents and other employees.
  • Food Safety or other required courses.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Ability to be self-motivated.
  • Clear Vulnerable Sector – Criminal Record Check.
  • Negative TB Screening, FullImmunization Record, including COVID-19 vaccines.

Our culture attracts proactive self-starters who exhibit good judgment, innovation, selflessness, courage, impact, candid communication, inclusion, integrity, passion, and curiosity. If this resonates, maybe you’re the right person to join the Golden Life team.

What we offer you

Compensation: The $32.81 per hour

At Golden Life Management Corporation, we are purpose-led. Our Philosophy is focused entirely upon providing the best possible quality of care to our residents and those we serve. We recognize that engaged employees are necessary to achieve our purpose and our Philosophy.

As a Golden Life Management Team member, you can expect to be treated with dignity and respect, to be challenged with your work, and to have the autonomy necessary to excel. We offer competitive rates and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes a voluntary registered retirement plan with company contributions, for eligible employees.

If you would like to join our team, please apply today!

Golden Life Management is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce. Accommodations are available upon request during the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted

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