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Executive Chef (Irondequoit Campus)

1500 Portland Ave, Rochester, NY 14621, USA Req #1603
Monday, February 19, 2024

Executive Chef (Irondequoit Campus)

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St. Ann’s Community is looking for a full time Executive Chef for the independent living facility, Chapel Oaks, located on the Irondequoit Campus. The primary purpose of this job is to act as a department leader to support the Dining and Nutrition Department in their efforts to ensure a quality driven, person centered environment for Elders; as well as coordinating the purchasing/receiving, production and catering operations and the safety and sanitation department.

St. Ann’s Community Offers:

  • Salary range - $58k - $66k/year
  • Full time hours 
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Scholarship Opportunities
  • Dental, Health & Vision
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

Job Description:

  • Directly involved in food and beverage procurement and achieves all financial goals set forth by Director of Chapel Oaks and in accordance with organizational objectives.
  • Engages with staff to effectively meet the needs of the customer.
  •  Directly hires, trains and oversees the cooks and utility personnel .
  • Establish schedules in advance that meet the needs of the customer and fit the budgetary guidelines
  • Responsible for all payroll processing.
  • Works through the Director of Chapel Oaks and Director of Dining and Nutrition Services in developing all menus, standardized recipes
  • Using HAACP principles, is responsible for proper handling and preparation of food in accordance with state/county sanitary regulations.
  • Actively participates in food preparation on a regular basis and is a mentor to the culinary team
  • Responsible for the maintenance, use, sanitation and upkeep of all kitchen equipment.
  • Daily reads menus and organizes the work to meet specific deadlines and works according to the needs in other areas of the department.
  • Prepares in specified amounts according to recipes and production logs, all items for breakfast, lunch, dinner and special events.
  • Along with cook’s daily tastes all food items prepared to test quality standards. Makes changes in products to ensure maximum quality.
  • Conducts monthly inventories, under general supervision, and daily inventories to ensure proper levels of all food items.
  • Responsible for appraisals, development planning for staff, and discipline tracking where appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Chapel Oaks & the Director of Dining and Nutrition Services
  • Develop standing culinary meetings and utility staff meetings to discuss future events, ongoing training, standards and policies.
  • Attends all assigned department and organizational meetings.
  • Responsible for completing safety and sanitation audits regularly.
  • Regularly speaks with residents and Waitstaff to solicit feedback on menu selections and to ensure customer satisfaction needs are met.
  • Ensures the highest level of customer service standards are being met in Dining Service’s “Front of the house” operation.
  • Provides regular communication and feedback to Dining Room Supervisor
  • Ensures daily TEAM meetings are held by dining room leader and his/her staff.
  • Ensures the highest standards of catered/special events
  • Actively promotes display, creative culinary presentations in Dining Room
  • Involve culinary team with  resident interaction


Candidate Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.S.) in Food Service or Culinary Arts with three to eight year’s experience in a leadership capacity in a fine dining environment.; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with a variety of cooking methods and procedures in an upscale dining environment. . Ability to sequence and schedule demands and determining timing for use in all kitchen equipment.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of continuous, recent foodservice experience  preferred
  • Serv Safe certified within 3 months of employment


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The employment policy of St. Ann’s Community is to provide equal opportunity to all persons.  Our company, therefore, has made a commitment to equal employment opportunity through a positive and continuing Affirmative Action Program. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other Federal or State legally-protected classes.



Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly