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Sous Chef

Elk Ridge Village Senior Living
Elkhorn, NE
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Monday - Friday,

Day Shift F-T

Dial is the place to love the way you work. Our team members get the opportunity to serve and learn from some of the most knowledgeable seniors. Our residents will become your family as we seek to infuse happiness into the lives of those we serve daily. You will make a difference at Dial by not only adding years to resident's lives, but life to their years.

Position Summary: Oversee all aspects of food service and preparation, prepare and/or supervise the preparation of food outlined by the weekly menus, and other duties as assigned.

Perks & Benefits:
  • Birthday & anniversary PTO
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Double pay on holidays
  • PTO accrual on DAY 1
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • Referral Bonus
  • Free meal during shift
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Discounts through Verizon and AT&T
  • Pay Advance Program
  • Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance including Dental and Vision
  • Basic Term Life/AD&D
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Account for Dependent Care

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare food daily as outlined on the weekly menu plan provided by a dietician.
  • Alter or adapt recipes to accommodate the special dietary needs of residents or to improve recipes.
  • Identify adaptive equipment or altered food preparation procedures to assist residents in maintaining an independent eating function.
  • Adjust menus to utilize foods in the refrigerator and freezer to prevent waste and spoilage.
  • Monitor portion control to meet residents’ requests and meet basic nutritional requirements.
  • Coordinate and participate in serving food.
  • Ensure attractive presentation of food on the plate before serving.
  • Assist with menu planning; review and adjust menus with supervisor to accommodate foods in season, vendor sale prices, special events, and holidays.
  • Ensure proper handling, labeling, and storage of all delivered foods and ingredients for infection control.
  • Establish and oversee cleaning schedule for all dishware, pots and pans, equipment, appliances, floor drains, storage area, refrigerator, freezer, and sinks.
  • Ensure compliance with all state, local, and federal regulations.
  • Maintain a high level of resident satisfaction in the food service department.
  • Coordinate and assign work to team members involved in the food service program.
  • Interview and recommend staff to Executive Director. Train, supervise, evaluate, and assign duties to new food service employees.
  • Implement and ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures in the foodservice department
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience in volume food production within a commercial kitchen

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Promote teamwork in providing services to residents.
  • State food-handling and kitchen regulations
  • Operation of kitchen appliances (dishwasher, garbage disposal, microwave, coffee maker, ice machine, blender, food processor, meat slicer, mixer, etc.) and office equipment (FAX, photocopier, telephone)
  • Knowledge and conformity to state and local food code and health code regulations with an overall keen sense of sanitation and food safety

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in supervision is preferred.
  • A certificate or degree in food service is preferred.
  • Willingness to learn and help others
  • Enjoyment in working with older adults


Elk Ridge Village Senior Living


Elkhorn, NE
68022 USA