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Executive Chef III Full Time HIRING BONUS $7,000!!! - Deerfield

Immanuel locationUrbandale, IA
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Urbandale, IA, United States



Executive Chef/General Manager (GM) - $7,000 Hiring Bonus!

Come lead the kitchen team at Deerfield where you can share your expertise and help our FOH and BOH staff members learn and grow! Immanuel is a growing company and is dedicated and passionate to delivering quality work and customer service. Immanuel is looking for a passionate leader who can invest time and energy into each one of our team members careers and continuously encourage growth opportunities!

Most Popular Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Paid Time Off!
  • Schedule: 6-2pm or 10:30 7pm (7pm is a late night for us!)
  • Upfront Tuition Assistance: Up to $5,250/ year
  • Advancement and Growth Opportunities!
  • Generous 401k and H.S.A. match money!


Key Areas

Key Responsibilities and Duties of the Job

Operational Management

  • Ensures the assigned Community maintains budgetary compliance for Back of House (BOH) and Front of House (FOH).
  • Responsible for all alcohol and bar management.
  • Completes FOH service wares inventory.
  • Linen management.
  • Ensures all catering orders are properly executed.
  • Attends and participates in operational leadership meetings.
  • Manages BOH and FOH staff to maintain brand standards.
  • Ensures all BOH and FOH staff adhere to safety and sanitation compliance.
  • Facilitates stand-up collaboration with BOH staff.
  • Manages the Point of Sale system:
    • Closure/reconcile of credit cards
    • Catering charges
    • End of month billing and reconciling
    • Training
  • Manages uniform expectations of BOH and FOH staff.
  • Facilitates frequent and effective communication between BOH and FOH staff.
  • Ensures standards, policies and procedures are adhered to by BOH and FOH staff.
  • Understands and executes regulatory compliance for Assisted Living, Long Term Care and Memory Support.
  • Changes and updates BOH and FOH standards as needed.
  • Maintains a high standard of cleanliness in all dining venues.
  • Delegates server sections.

Inventory & Budgeting

  • Orders food, cleaning chemicals, and supplies.
  • Monitors and maintains budget for food services within the community and department.
  • Provides annual recommendations and input for capital budget items for the community.

Personnel Management

  • Trains and works with kitchen and dining staff to ensure quality standards are met or exceeded.
  • Coaches, counsels, and evaluates employees on their performance.
  • Substitutes for daytime servers, night time servers, and cooks as necessary.
  • Provides leadership to all BOH and FOH staff and is responsible for the recruitment, retention, coaching and performance management of BOH and FOH staff.
  • Creates staff schedules utilizing scheduling software.

Customer Service

  • Communicates and listens to residents' concerns, wants, likes, and dislikes to ensure a high degree of resident satisfaction.
  • Monitors, reports, and takes corrective action regarding resident complaints.
  • Attends and leads resident and food committee meetings.
  • Develops action plans to address resident concerns.
  • Coordinates with community managers to plan and host special events.
  • Collaborates with FOH staff to ensure the highest level of customer service for residents.
  • Consults with the Corporate Executive Chef for recommendations and re-direction about food service issues.
  • Ensures guest satisfaction and expectations are met or exceeded.
  • Handles all guest reservations.
  • Reconciles customer complaints and concerns.
  • Ensure service is properly executed and service flow is maintained.
  • Executes celebratory meals.

Meal Preparation

  • Assures safe methods are adhered to by staff in the kitchen.
  • Ensures compliance with safety and service standards according to Immanuel's standards, DHHS Food code, and assisted living regulations.
  • Assures all recipes are followed.


  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.



  • Associate's degree in Culinary Arts or trade/ vocational school degree in Culinary Arts is required.
  • Advanced certification or degree in Culinary Arts is desirable.
  • Equivalent years of experience may substitute for education requirement.


  • Three (3) years of experience as a chef is required, with executive chef experience preferred.
  • One (1) year of managerial experience is required.
  • Equivalent years of education may substitute for experience requirement.

Other Requirements

  • CPR/AED certification is required.
  • Serve Safe certification is required.
  • Food Handler certificate is preferred.

KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-

  • Knowledge and application of sanitation, foodborne illness, and cross-contamination policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of food code and DHHS assisted living standards and regulations related to food service production.
  • Knowledge of budgeting principles.
  • Skills in verbally communicating with others in a compassionate and professional manner, including residents and their families.
  • Skills in hiring, training, and managing kitchen services employees.
  • Ability to learn, understand, and comply with food code rules and regulations, and DHHS rules and regulations for dietary programming in assisted living.
  • Ability to cordially serve seniors, show compassion, listen, and be respectful of residents' needs
  • Ability to flexibly adjust to changing work tasks.
  • Ability to be patient with residents and employees.

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