• Dining Manager

    Company : Name Ecumen Prairie Lodge
    ID 2018-12510
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(5/11/2018 5:54 PM)
    US-MN-Brooklyn Center
  • Overview

    Ecumen Prairie Lodge seeks a Dining Manager to join its team.  Ecumen Prairie Lodge consists of 30 assisted living suites, as well as 59 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services, and is located in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.


    This position is responsible for managing the preparation and service of meals, ordering the food, planning menus and supervising staff. The Dining Manager is responsible for all aspects of food service and managing the staff.


    Essential job responsibilities include:


    1. Ensures quality meals are prepared, cooked, and served to residents, families, guests and employees.

    2. Creates menus that enhance the dining experience for the people we serve using knowledge of nutrition and special diets and input from residents. Works with Registered Dietitian for approval of menus as required.
    3. Assists with the required clinical documentation –Ensures staff maintain a clean sanitary work area, comply with state and federal rules and regulations, and follow established policies, procedures and practices of the facility.

    4. Assists all workers and positions in the dining department; identifies what needs to be done and assists as needed.

    5. Monitors food and supply inventory levels and ordering.

    6. Hires, supervises, trains and mentors dining staff as well as maintaining adequate staffing.

    7. Properly operates food equipment in the food preparation area, and other equipment used by the dining department.

    8. Partners with department leaders to maintain awareness of facility special events and activities to ensure adequate product and labor are available.

    9. Prepares annual budget for dining department and operates dining room within this budget.


    Dining Manager

    Minimum Required Qualifications:


    • High School graduate or GED
    • Certified Food Manager in accordance with MN Department of Health
    • (Nursing Home) – Certified Diet Manager or Dietetic Technician
    • (Nursing Home) – Experience in clinical documentation
    • Food service management experience
    • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance (if applicable)
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Bachelor’s degree in Management or similar
    • Previous experience in providing food service management to seniors
    • Previous experience in inventory control, food cost analysis, menu planning, event planning.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.


    We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.


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