Vi Executive Chef in Lantana, Florida
Create your own story.
Something inspiring is happening at Vi, a continuing care retirement community. There's real energy and enthusiasm, genuine warmth and approachability. And a deep sense of respect and family that's impossible to ignore--between our residents and our staff and, perhaps more importantly, between our team members. Part of a fulfilling career is not just doing work you love, but doing it alongside (and for) people you admire and grow to love. This is the Vi story. How will your story unfold?
A rare and enviable opportunity exists for a highly accomplished professional to direct all aspects of the daily kitchen food production and support special functions and outside catering events. The selected candidate is part of the community's management team and will have significant responsibility for ensuring a high quality food product and welcoming atmosphere and presentation experience for Residents and guests.
Qualified applicants are required to possess a minimum 10 years of progressive experience in quality Food & Beverage operations management in a high-end restaurant, club, hotel, or senior living company with working knowledge of budgets, reporting, training and staff management skills. Previous oversight of multiple Food & Beverage venues is preferred. Prior experience using a Point of Sale (POS) system is preferred. High school diploma or GED equivalent is required. Culinary Arts Degree is preferred. Current state health and sanitation certification is required. Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) designation is a plus. Ability to become CDM and Certified Executive Chef (CEC) is preferred. Must possess a valid and current driver's license, where applicable. Current CPR and First Aid certifications are required or must be willing and able to become CPR and First Aid certified.
Additional requirements include:
*Ability to supervise, hire, train and motivate staff
*Knowledge of basic nutrition and healthy cooking techniques
*A strong systems orientation with Microsoft office skills and experience with a Point of Sale (POS) system
*Effective communication and team-building skills
*High school diploma or GED required, Culinary arts degree preferred
*Current state health and sanitation certification
*Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) and Certified Executive Chef (CEC) is a plus or ability to become is preferred
*Valid driver's license where applicable.
Vi offers hours that support work/life balance, competitive compensation and exceptional benefits. Ours is a luxury work environment where opportunities for career development are delivered in ways few companies can match.
Bring life to your career.
2792 Donnelly Drive, Lantana, Florida 33462
Vi is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, regardless of sex; race; color; creed; national origin; religion; age; marital status; pregnancy; physical, mental or sensory disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.