Chef
Sienna Senior Living
Kingston, ON
6d ago

If you’re passionate about being a part of a team that is, committed to the Team Member Experience and driven by innovation and growth, then join us!

The Chef is a critical role within our communities as it impacts the lives of residents through the strong leadership and motivation of Sienna team members.

As a Chef your typical day will impact in the following ways :

  • Supporting Hospitality Style Dining Service through superior food production practices, plate presentation and garnishing by following the menus and resident prescribed diet information, setting up equipment and supplies for food preparation, following standardized recipes at appropriate temperatures and in portion controlled quantities.
  • Providing direction to team members in basic food preparation procedures, prep work, plating of food and assisting in the orientation of new team members.
  • Completing all necessary documentation (food and refrigeration temperatures, dishwashing machine temperatures if applicable, and menu changes).
  • Ordering and monitoring quality of food supplies received.
  • Alerting team leader to problems that impact food quality and service and makes recommendations about corrective actions.
  • In the absence of the team leader, assuming responsibility for departmental operations including team member replacement, making menu changes as necessary, requisitions and purchases food and other supplies from authorized suppliers, and maintains records as directed.
  • Managing and supervising team members, including hiring, evaluation and managing performance, and taking disciplinary action as require.
  • Participating actively in department's Quality Management program.
  • Complying with all provincial regulations, established food and beverage department policies and procedures.
  • Representing the culinary team at resident meetings and taking action to resolve resident culinary issues and concerns.
  • Participating actively in planning / preparing special occasion and theme meal days.
  • Directing the orientation and training of new team members.
  • Following all health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Working safely to reduce the risk of injury to self, co-workers, and residents.
  • Maintaining a clean, safe environment for residents utilizing infection control principles.
  • Maintaining a sound working knowledge of their role & responsibilities during all emergency situations when working different shifts.
  • Assisting with monthly food inventory count.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • Must haves :

  • Grade 12 minimum education required.
  • Red Seal designation required or graduate of a recognized college food preparation program willing to Red Seal certify.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in volume food preparation, catering and special event preparation in the Hospitality or Retirement Residence industry.
  • A valid Safe Food Handling Certificate and Smart Serve certificate.
  • Must possess good public relations and communication skills.
  • Ability to work to deadline and flexible to work shifts (weekends, evenings).
  • All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Vulnerable Sector Check. Applicable to Ontario applicants.
  • All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Criminal Records Check. Applicable to British Columbia applicants.
  • Act upon your desire to help others and Join Sienna Senior Living as we continue to enhance the lives of those we serve.

    For Ontario locations, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, upon request, support will be provided for accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and assessment process.

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