Job: Executive Chef

Categories Administrative
Salary $80000 to $100000
Location Washington, DC
Job Information

Executive Chef

 We are searching for a hands-on  Executive Chef for our Skilled Care Facility in the Washington, DC area that is a Team Player. Must have Healthcare experience!


Oversee daily operations of the kitchen and ensure the highest quality food products and service in accordance with our corporate standards. This position reports to the Dining Services Director and may be required to supervise other staff positions as well.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee breakfast, lunch and dinner for quality assurance of meal presentation and portion control
  • Prepares and coordinates all meals from standardized recipes.
  • Coordinates prep for the following day’s menu.
  • Performs a pre-meal meeting with food servers to review detail of daily menu
  • Keeps stock rooms, coolers and freezers clean and rotated. All food must be labeled, dated and stored in accordance with local, state and county health department policies.
  • Ensures an adequate number of culinary employees each shift and ensures absences are covered as to not allow coverage holes
  • Assists in menu and recipe development.
  • Assists in food ordering and inventory
  • Assists in the adherence to maintaining budget compliance for daily food costs
  • Assists in applying appropriate loss prevention procedures.
  • Assists in hiring, training, scheduling, disciplining and termination of employees in accordance with Senior Lifestyle Corporation human resources policy
  • Assists in the coordination and execution of special events.
  • Maintains kitchen cleanliness and food preparation according to state and local health department code requirements
  • Provides training for all kitchen staff
  • Maintains daily interaction with residents
  • Ensures all kitchen equipment is in working order and kept clean at all times
  • Oversees the proper inventory, storage and use of cleaning chemicals
  • Keeps waste to a minimum by utilizing food storage and food recycling techniques
  • Participate in Manager on Duty program
  • Performs all duties in adherence to Senior Lifestyle Corporation standards
  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices
  • Maintains a positive and profession demeanor toward all residents, visitors and co-workers
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of Senior Lifestyle Corporation
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Associate’s degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • SERV-SAFE Certified or equivalent
  • Obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates

Qualified Executive Chefs please forward your resume to Eric Clay at or call Eric at 773-494-9365 for more information.

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