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Food Services Director - Hickory Valley

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Meal times are a highlight of our residents' days.  Our Dining Services Director plays an important role in ensuring a quality meal service with both food taste / nutrition in back of house and customer service with servers in front of house.  
Hickory Valley Retirement  invites a seasoned DINING SERVICES DIRECTOR to join our team.
We are a full-service senior living community in Chattanooga
Enjoy the reward of bringing a smile to their day!

Ideal Candidate:
  • 3 years’ food services management.
  • 1+ years experience in senior living preferred.
  • Graduate of A.D.A.-approved course in food services OR certification in the culinary field.
  • Current ServSafe certification.
  • Experienced in preparing meals on a regular basis for large groups – hospitality environment preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of special diets.
  • Seasoned business manager who understands financial and operations aspects of dining services.
  • Customer Service focus.
  • Leadership skills to build a strong team.

Job Duties to Serve our Residents:
  • Supervises dining services staff:  back of house (cooks, dishwashers) and front of house (servers)
  • Compliant with budget in labor and expense control (food costs).
  • Visits with residents in dining room.
  • Orders food, supplies and equipment for food preparation and service.
  • Plans written menus at least 30 days.
  • Ensures kitchen is in compliance with state and county regulations and company standards.  
Reasons to Choose Senior Living with Us as Food Services Director
  • Senior living is a growth industry
  • A chance to make a difference in someone's life
  • Company stability:  one privately-held owner for 30 years
  • Beautiful, newly-renovated community
How can I learn more?
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Apply in person at:
Hickory Valley Retirement
6705 Ballard Drive
Chattanooga, TN  37421


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