Chef Manager (2399)

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
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Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley
Dining/Culinary & Nutritional Services


Do you aspire to enhance the lives of others while enjoying a positive work environment?


Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) is dedicated to making a compelling difference in the lives of our residents through providing excellence and innovation in aging services. If you are looking for an inspiring and rewarding workplace, Wesley Enhanced Living is a great place to be!


Wesley Enhanced Living is a retirement community providing Independent Living, Personal Care, and Skilled Nursing services to senior adults. We are seeking individuals whose values align with Wesley Enhanced Living’s values of Grace, Honor, and Integrity. Ideal candidates will be:


  • Kind and Compassionate
  • Honest and Trustworthy
  • Committed to Moral and Ethical Principles
  • Driven to Provide Enhanced Living to Our Residents


Wesley Enhanced Living is working to set a new paradigm in aging services by always doing the right thing and we need YOU to help us discover new ways to achieve this goal.


Discover the Art of Living and Working WEL


The Chef Manager is primarily responsible for all kitchen staff performance including the daily supervision and retention of cooks and utility workers. The Chef Manager is committed to preparing and serving the highest quality food under safe and sanitary conditions. The Chef Manager’s goal is to run an efficient, clean kitchen that produces food that enhances our residents’ dining experience.


Chef Manager essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Interviews, hires, and trains all kitchen and utility staff.
  • Develops and maintains staff schedules and work assignments.
  • Develops programs to provide cross training, enhance professional skills, and provide staff development opportunities.
  • Completes employee appraisals and developmental action plans for all kitchen staff.
  • Maintains and corrects job performance of employees through effective discipline.
  • Complies with and enforces all sanitation policies and is directly accountable for survey results.
  • Holds regular in-services for employee training in use of new equipment, methods, and food products.
  • Implements and trains HACCP procedures.
  • Oversees and purchases food and supplies for the kitchens and ensures cost control measures are in place and met.
  • Establishes production levels and inventory controls.
  • Responsible for maintenance and kitchen cleanliness.
  • Establishes recipes, menus and guidelines for Cooks.
  • Works with the Community Dietician to ensure residents special diets are available as prescribed by the Dietician in order to assure good resident health.
  • Tastes, smells, and observes food to ensure conformance with recipes and appearance standards. Measures satisfaction levels among residents by walk-thru and conversations with residents on meal satisfaction.
  • Ensure compliance with state local and regulatory agencies as it relates to Food Service


Related Experience: Minimum 5 years experience cooking experience required. 1-2 years of experience as a Chef in a restaurant setting. Previous Health Care Food Service experience preferred


Education or Degree Requirements: High School Graduate or Equivalent. Graduation from an accredited secondary (voc tech) culinary program, or post secondary training or graduation from a culinary training program


Licenses, Certifications, Registrations: ServSafe Certification


Equal Opportunity Employer


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