Who We Are!
The Wexford, our Bria Community located in Tsawwassen, is looking for a full-time Manager, Culinary Services/Executive Chef to join our team. Together, we create safe and vibrant communities, where choices are valued and seniors lead active and purposeful lives.
Why Bria Needs You?
Reporting to the General Manager, the Manager, Culinary Services/Executive Chef is responsible for the effective management of the Food Services Department according to established objectives and policies.Responsibilities for the operations include menu planning, budget preparation and management, organizing work assignments and supervising dietary and serving staff. Participates in the preparation and cooking of meals and nourishments.
Who You Are!
You must have compassion for others and the ability to provide a high quality of care service.
We need a high energy and upbeat personality who can be playful, patient and respectful all at the same time.
You are open to learning new skills, participate in ongoing training, and have good communication both written and spoken.
You have a positive attitude and enjoy working in a senior care environment and/or a customer service environment.
Does your lifestyle allow you to maintain both physical and mental wellness?
Are you willing to be engaged and become a Bria Ambassador by volunteering and contribute to an engaged workplace culture?
What You Will Do!
Develops, implements, controls and evaluates departmental systems, goals, objectives, policies and procedures in a timely manner and ensures that the required standards are maintained
In conjunction with the dietitian, ensures that the nutritional and therapeutic requirements of the residents are met through menu planning and standardized recipes in accordance with required standards
Maintains departmental budget control by implementing the management policies and procedures of purchasing, ordering, stock and inventory control including food and small wares
Interview and hires qualified personnel and provide orientation of new employees as required
Defines duties, assigns workloads and arranges departmental staff scheduling
Counsel, motivate, discipline and/or terminate employees in accordance with the policies and procedures of the management
Evaluates employee performance and recommends/approves plans for employee development/improvement
Using standardized recipes based on standard portions sizes, prepares and cooks hot and cold entrees, baked goods and desserts for both general and therapeutic diets by methods/procedures such as roasting, frying, grilling, steaming, poaching, boiling and baking. Tests food items for food palatability and temperature and adjusts accordingly. Transfers cooked food to steam tables
Prepares special entrees, short orders or catered items as required
Operates cooking equipment in a safe, proper manner. Checks equipment and cooking area after use to ensure safety requirements are maintained. Ensures all dietary equipment is maintained in a proper working order
Ensures safety and hygiene practice/procedures are adhered to and assists in maintaining quality assurance standards
Ensures maintenance of food rotations in storage in order to minimize food spoilage and waste
Conducts staff in service and Continuing Education programs, and attends approved work-related conferences and seminars
Ensures-residents' rights of privacy and confidentiality are maintained, except in the proper operation of the business
Participates as a member of the management team by attending meetings and serving on committees as required
Ensures that departmental operations comply with all required Health and Safety Standards and Regulations
May participate in multi-disciplinary care planning
Maintains a current knowledge of, and complies with, all company policies and procedures
Participates in Quality Assurance Programs
Maintains a liaison with hospitals and professional organizations and other agencies
Ensure the proper security procedures are followed in handling and storage of confidential materials
Performs other related duties as required
Your Must Haves!
Must have a diploma from a recognized technical program for cooks and/or Food Service Supervisors
Culinary Red Seal is preferred
Must have 3 years' experience in staff supervision
Basic First Aid Certificate
Minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience in a seniors living community or catering business is preferred
Competitive Extended Medical & Dental Benefits
Team Building Events throughout the year
Bria Summer Family BBQ & Bria Holiday Party
Club 16 / She’s Fit Gym Corporate Discount Rate
PNE / Playland Company Discount Code
Sun Run & BMO Marathon Company sponsored
Free Onsite annual Flu-Shot
Bria Communities Gives Back!
At Bria Communities, we don’t just serve our residents but we are heavily involved with serving & helping
within our communities. Here are some of the initiatives and fundraising campaigns that we participate
Bria Big Bike to support the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation
Walk for Alzheimer’s to support the Alzheimer’s Society of B.C.
Surrey Food Bank
The Grand Parade to support the Seniors Services Society in New Westminster
Drive-Thru Turkey Trade to support DeltAssist
Virtual Dementia Tours – An emotional experience we provide to the families, community workers, local governments and staff.
If you love interacting with and getting to know seniors, have exemplary customer service skills and really want to make a difference in the lives of our residents, we want to hear from you.
Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining how your education and experience has prepared you for this position.
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8 June 2021
1 July 2021