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Company: Legend at Capital Ridge
Location: Topeka
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Legend Senior Living is proud to be recognized as a Certified Great Places to Work!Legend at Capital Ridge is proud to be part of the Legend Senior Living family and we are Hiring! A career with us means quality training, plenty of growth and development opportunities and a team that feels like family.We are looking for an outstanding individual to lead the culinary team as a Chef. You will make a difference in the lives of residents by overseeing culinary operations. This position is more than food preparation and services. You will be responsible for menu planning, provisioning, safety and supervising the kitchen and dining room staff.Here you can fulfill your dreams of blending culinary creativity with a satisfying work/life balance. No more working late night hours, as our friendly residents like to eat early.The culinary team enhances Legend's Gold Leaf Dining experience, which sets a high standard for atmosphere and food quality.BENEFITSAs you enrich the lives of seniors, we want to do the same for you. Legend provides for your financial, physical and mental well-being through the following benefits:Standard and supplementary insuranceRetirement programPaid time offHoliday payAnnual performance appraisals/evaluationsContinuing educationLegend of Honor bonusResident move-in bonusCelebration/sympathy giftsScholarship programPTO donation programCrisis care programEmployee Assistance ProgramRequirementsREQUIREMENTS of this position would include but not be limited to:Prefer two years experience cooking in a commercial kitchenPrefer experience supervising kitchen staffPrefer formal culinary training or associates degree in culinary arts (or 5 years of culinary experience)Current food handling license, as required by the stateRESPONSIBILITIES of this position would include but not be limited to:Planning a variety of nutritious meals that meet dietary requirements, including special requests if requestedManaging the department budget and expense management, including inventoryDirectly supervising all dietary staff to including hiring, training, scheduling, etc.Ensuring all cooking, serving, storage, preparation, and service areas are clean, safe and organized to meet all applicable food service standards and regulationsEnsuring quality food service in accordance with Legend's Gold Leaf Dining standards, including interacting with residents dailyFulfilling other roles as needed, such as Manager-On-Duty on a rotating basis, and filling in for culinary staff when neededCommunicating effectively with residents and staffAdhering to company policies, procedures and safety guidelinesLegend Senior Living is a drug free workplace and drug screening will be conducted at the company's discretion.Legend Senior Living Associates are required to be vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine unless a medical, or religious exception is approved. Newly hired associates will be required to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine and complete the appropriate number of doses for the vaccine type within 30 days of hire.

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