Pacifica Senior Living

Director of Dinning Services/ Kitchen Manager

Ordering, Purchasing, Maintain the kitchen as a whole.


  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have 1 year scratch food preparation experience
  • Must have prior experience regularly preparing meals for large groups
  • Must be able to be ServSafe certified

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains system to ensure timely meal services
  • Checks daily menu and special events calendar to ensure necessary food and supplies are available
  • Prepares meals meeting nutritional requirements as well as appetizing in appearance
  • Garnishes plates to enhance overall dining experience
  • Prepares food based on standardized recipes
  • Makes only authorized substitutions
  • Seasons food appropriately
  • Serves food based on established portion controls
  • Assists in preparation of special meals and for special events
  • Estimates portions and utilizes leftovers appropriately to reduce food costs
  • Operates kitchen within state and county regulations including sanitation, food storage, recordkeeping, food temperatures, portion sizes, chemical usage/storage
  • Operates kitchen equipment safely and efficiently: steamer, oven, grill, meat slicer, mixer, grinder, dishwasher, etc.
  • Maintains cooler and freezer properly: dates and labels food, no food on floor, etc.
  • Assists with putting up stock on delivery days
  • Assists with daily kitchen duties: washing pots/pans, putting up stock, removing trash and boxes, cleaning steam table and checking water levels
  • Completes daily cleaning assignments
  • Maintains a clean and sanitized work environment
  • Follows local and state handwashing procedures to ensure food safety
  • Assists with supervisory duties in absence of Dining Services Director

Additional Requirements:

  • Must enjoy serving seniors
  • Must demonstrate excellent customer service and hospitality
  • Must demonstrate trustworthiness and dependability
  • Must work efficiently and effectively with little to no supervision
  • Must demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must demonstrate good planning skills
  • Must be able to multi task and meet deadlines
  • Must maintain a professional appearance in accordance with Company standards
  • Must be able to receive and resolve complaints graciously
  • Must be responsive to resident requests
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Century Park’s Code of Ethics and completes all required compliance training

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 to $18.50 /hour


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly


  • Monday to Friday