Dining Manager

Company : Name LutherPark at Sandpoint
Type Full-Time
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(1/12/2021 12:45 PM)


Luther Park at Sandpoint seeks a Dining Manager to join its team.  Luther Park at Sandpoint consists of 60 assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 27 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services. 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
  • (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 (EOE).  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 status as a protected veteran.    
We participate in E-Verify.  


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