The Residence at Timber Pines
  • Spring Hill, FL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) - match eligible, Short- & Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance

Job Description 


Executive Chef


Dining Services


To enrich the quality of life of our residents by creating a sustainable, nurturing and professional environment through caring, personalized service.


The primary purpose of this position is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Culinary Operations Department in order to maintain the highest quality of food product and service to all residents.

Essential Job Functions Duties and Responsibilities

Culinary Operations

  1. Assist with the directing, planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and surveying the Culinary Operations Department programs and activities.
  2. Review menus prior to preparation of food. Prepare meals in accordance with planned menus, standards, and recipes. Meals must be palatable and appetizing in appearance.
  3. Inspect special diet trays to assure that the correct diet is served to the resident. Serve food in accordance with established portion control procedures. Prepare food for therapeutic diets in accordance with planned menus. Prepare food in accordance with standardized recipes and special diet orders.
  4. Perform administrative requirements such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc., and submit to the Director of Culinary Services.
  5. Ensure that all dietary procedures are followed in accordance with established policies.
  6. Lead in establishing food service timelines to assure that meals are prepared timely.

Safety and Sanitation

  1. Prepare food, etc., in accordance with sanitary regulations including hand hygiene as well as with established policies and procedures.
  2. Ensure that the work area is maintained in a clean and safe manner. Ensure that necessary equipment and supplies are maintained.

Equipment and Supply Functions

  1. Ensure that food and supplies for the next meal are readily available.
  2. Ensure inventorying and correct storage of incoming food, supplies, etc., as necessary.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions, and accept constructive criticism.  Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.  Must be able to work with ill, disabled, elderly, and emotionally upset people within the facility. Must be able to speak, write and understand English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication with supervisors, employees, residents, and families.

Education and Experience

Associate or Bachelors degree in culinary arts or an equivalent combination of education and food preparation experience in a directly related field.

Three to five years experience in the food service operation and management of a retirement community, or in the hospitality industry.


Must be registered as a Food Handler or Serve Safe certified in states where required.

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