Director of Culinary Services

Job Description

Division:  Retirement

Site:  The Waverley & The Rosewood

Site Address:  The Waverley/Rosewood,857 Wilkes Avenue,Winnipeg,MB,R3P 2M2

Employment Type:  Full Time

Expiration Date:  26/08/2019

About Revera

Revera is a leading owner, operator and investor in the senior living sector committed to helping older adults live life to the fullest. Through its portfolio of partnerships, Revera owns or operates more than 500 properties across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, offering seniors’ apartments, independent living, assisted living, memory care and long term care .

This position supports The Waverley & Rosewood. 

Renowned for its warm atmosphere, chalet style and gorgeous greenery, The Waverley offers the best in comfort and care in a secure and welcoming setting. Established in 1999 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, our retirement residence is situated on seven acres with beautiful paths and trees. Residents always have great options for how they spend their time and we also offer a licensed dining room and lounge.

The Waverley features 121 Independent Living suites, and is adjacent to  Revera’s Rosewood , which offers seniors lovely cottage-style homes in a community living approach, part of Manitoba’s Supportive Housing Program.

With 144 Memory Care suites, Rosewood offers a safe and secure retirement living environment in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Our retirement residence is located on seven acres of land with a picturesque courtyard, waterfall, walking paths and many comfortable sitting areas among the trees. Our charming, newly renovated retirement residence accommodates groups of residents. We have large common spaces, including a country kitchen, living room and den, in addition to the private bedrooms.

This residence living approach is part of Manitoba’s Supportive Housing Program. The 24-hour staff offer assistance with daily activities such as hygiene, dressing, bathing, medication reminders, meals and recreation. The environment isn’t medical or clinical, just supportive in a way that meets the needs and choices of residents.

The Opportunity

Join us as a values driven leader to oversee and manage the culinary and dining services departments. With your creativity, flair and culinary professionalism we can partner to deliver the “Best in Class” culinary experience to our residents. With your guidance and management, we can offer outstanding service and diverse, flexible menus made with high quality fresh ingredients and appetizing presentation. Our goal is to exceed our resident’s expectations!

Learn more about the exciting role of Director of Culinary Services.  Say hello to Ross:

In this role you will be focused on:

  • Ensuring Resident & Employee Safety
  • Engaging with residents and employees to consistently achieve high results through the survey process
  • Hiring & training a team of superstar culinary and serving experts!
  • Living our values and ensuring others on your team do to
  • Maintaining Food & Labour costs

What You Will Do:

Collaborate – Work with the Executive Director, National Culinary Manager and residents to implement the culinary vision and program objectives.

Manage – Effectively manage a team of people, department financials and resident satisfaction.

Roll-up your sleeves – Take a hands-on approach to leading, mentoring, and filling in as required to support both the culinary and dining staff.

Comply – Maintaining food quality in compliance with regulations company policies and culinary standards.

Cultivate – Build and maintain strong relationships with the community residents, employees, and managers along with the regional support team and vendor partners.

Create – Elevate and deliver “Best In Class” dining experience using your creative culinary expertise.

What You Bring:

  • Community College Food Services Supervisor Course or Equivalent
  • Valid Food Safety/Food Handler’s Certification
  • Red Seal & Smart Serve Certification
  • Passion for Customer Service and Resident Interaction
  • Better than average computer skills
  • Union Management Experience
  • Values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion & Excellence
  • Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one

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