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Director of Dining Service - ASL

Avalon Health Care Group Portland, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Avalon Senior Living - RN Villa Care Center in Portland, OR., is seeking a Director of Dining Services to join our team!

The DINING SERVICES DIRECTOR (CHEF) is an effective business manager responsible for leading the dining services team in preparing nutritious meals, providing service with a hospitality focus and managing costs within or below budget in accordance with all laws, regulations and company standards.

We are looking for individuals who embrace a reverence for life and a heart for healing. With enthusiasm and compassion, our Avalon family works with our patients and their families as well as with our communities to celebrate life every day!

Come join our team! We offer great challenges, a rewarding career and opportunities for advancement!


+ Plans, develops, organizes, implements and evaluates dining services goals, policies and procedures.

+ Must work in cooperation with nutritionists, dietitians and comply with all Federal, state and local requirements.

+ Collects all guest and visitor payments and forwards to business office.

+ Represents dining services team at resident council meetings for feedback on dining services.

+ Participates regularly in Dining Services Conference Calls with National Director of Dining Services.

+ Confers with dietitian to ensure menus and department policies conform to nutritional standards.

+ Develops menus offering heart-healthy choices and takes into consideration low-sodium and diabetic diet needs.

+ Maintains a recipe file for meals.

+ Continually upgrades knowledge of dietary management and nutrition to benefit community's services.

+ Works with Dining Room Supervisor and Sales Director to ensure flawless execution of contracted events.

+ Compliant with budget in labor and expense control.

+ Maintains inventory and portion controls working within budget.

+ Plans written menus at least 30 days in advance of preparation/serving dates involving resident preferences.

+ Interviews new residents to welcome, acquire food preferences, allergies and special requests.

+ Develops system to track resident's dietary needs/preferences and monitors for changes.


+ Must have high school diploma or equivalent.

+ Certified Dietary Manager Certification.

+ Must have 3 years' dining services management experience with 1 year prior experience in senior living.

+ Must be graduate of A.D.A.-approved course in food services OR certification in the culinary field.

+ Must have current ServSafe certification.

+ Must be experienced in preparing meals on a regular basis for large groups - hospitality environment preferred.

+ Must be knowledgeable of special diets.

+ Must be seasoned business manager who understands financial and operations aspects of dining services.

+ Must have 2 years' supervisory experience.


Avalon Healthcare Management, Inc. is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Avalon is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Brenna Monsen, 801-596-8844,

Requisition ID: 2019-6905

External Company Name: Avalon Health Care Group

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Street: 401 NE 139th Ave.

Avalon Health Care Group


Portland, OR