Atria Senior Living

  • Director of Culinary Services - Atria at Foster Square

    Job Locations USA-CA-Foster City
    Culinary - Food Services
    Community Name
    Foster Square
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in 190 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 21,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 14,600 employees. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them continue making a difference in our world. 


    Atria is an equal opportunity employer.  Atria provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Atria also does not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on these protected classifications.  We require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination-free and harassment-free work environment.


    • Provide high levels of customer service and create first class dining venues. 
    • Ensure that all food is purchased, stored, prepared and served in accordance to local, state, and federal guidelines.
    • Interview, hire, coach, train and develop staff. This includes, but not limited to, staff evaluations and discipline of food service staff in accordance with company guidelines.
    • Create a strong sense of team work and cooperation among all staff.
    • Prepare and coordinate work schedules for staff in accordance to budget.
    • Fully implement and execute the Art of Atria Dining.
    • Manage the food service budget and perform monthly analysis of money spent and why it was spent.
    • Works with staff to plan, write, and execute menus and recipes based on resident likes and dislikes, budget, and seasonal options.
    • Responsible for maintaining equipment in good working condition.
    • Responsible for maintaining adequate amounts of cleaning supplies, small wares, equipment, and food in accordance with local and state regulations and employee safety requirements.
    • Responsible for the implementation and adherence to the Atria Quality Enhancement Program.
    • Work with the department head team as it pertains to sales and marketing for the community.
    • Responsible for planning, preparation, and execution of special events, banquets, and theme meals.
    • When applicable acquaint new residents with menus, seating, and dining options and hours.
    • May perform other duties as assigned


    • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).
    • Culinary Degree Preferred.
    • Two or more years of food service management.
    • Serve Safe Certified or other nationally recognized Food Safety Certification.
    • Working knowledge of all kitchen operations and food safety standards.
    • Strong organization and time management skills.
    • Able to manage budgets including food, supplies and labor.
    • Able to resolve problems of dissatisfied customers and/or employees.
    • Previous experience in banquets or special event planning.
    • Computer skills – Microsoft word and Excel.


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