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Dining Services Director

Full Time | Skilled Nursing Services & Residential Care 7 Months Ago


Commonwealth Senior Living is currently seeking a culinary leader to join our team as a Dining Services Director. The qualified candidate will lead the execution of our signature dining services program at the community. The Dining Services Director provides compassionate and timely customer service to create an exceptional dining experience for all our residents. He or she will work with their Dining team to coordinate resident care and resident activities and take the lead in establishing an extraordinary group of individuals through hiring, training, and scheduling community staff. He or She is a Culture Ambassador! They model the core values of the company personally, leading by example, and ensure all team members always exemplify the core values of the company:

  • We Care About People
  • We Do the Right Thing
  • We are Passionate, Have Fun, and Celebrate Success
  • We Speak Up! It’s Our Responsibility
  • We Take Ownership and Add Value
  • We are Respectful


  •  Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Paid Training
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Health Savings Accounts
  • 401k available to all Commonwealth Senior Living associates
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Employee Assistance Fund
  • Various Shifts
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Discounts Programs

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals to our residents in a safe sanitary manner in accordance with Public Health Regulations, and in compliance with Sanitation Code. 
  • Prepare food for regular and therapeutic diets according to the planned menu and written doctors’ orders.
  • Ensure that the proper quantity of food is prepared and in accordance with established time schedules.
  • Prepare food for special events as instructed by the Executive Director.
  • Maintain costs within budgeted parameters.
  • Use proper technique to taste prepared food to ensure quality taste and palatability prior to service.
  • Maintain the proper temperature of food during preparation and service. Record temperatures of food according to established policy.
  • Report all hazardous and malfunctioning equipment to the Executive Director.
  • Make recommendations to the Director of Dining Services regarding improvements in recipes, menus, productions and service of food, equipment, etc. to enhance the quality of the food service.
  • Attend and participate in workshops, seminars, and in-services, to keep abreast of current changes in the health care field, as well as maintain a professional status. 
  • Routinely inspect the dietary area and practices for compliance with current applicable regulations and as requested by the Director.
  • Develop and utilize comprehensive inventory control procedures.
  • Purchase food, supplies, and equipment, as required to meet the needs of the department.
  • Ensure that a stock of staple/non-staple food, supplies, equipment, etc., is always maintained at adequate levels to perform departmental functions.
  • Ensure that there is always a 72-hour emergency food and drinking water supply per regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information to ensure resident rights are protected.
  • Supervise and manage schedules and tasks of all dining department associates. 
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Certification in the Food Handlers Course (ServSafe®) or equivalent.
  • Previous management experience in the F&B world.
  • Available to work varied shifts and weekends (No late nights!)
  • Capable to prepare and serve nutritious meals to our residents; Prepare food for regular and therapeutic diets according to the planned menu and written doctors’ orders; Prepare food for special events such as “Family nights” and marketing affairs.
  • Ability to maintain food and labor costs within budgeted parameters.
  • Experience with purchasing and inventory.
  • Schedules department working hours, personnel, and work assignments.
  • Able to live out Commonwealth Senior Living’s Noble selling purpose – “We improve the lives of seniors, their families, and each other.”

Commonwealth Senior Living is a recognized leader in senior living, employing around 2,000 associates, and is a four consecutive year recipient of the Great Place to Work certification! 








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About Commonwealth Senior Living

Commonwealth Senior Living is based in Charlottesville, Virginia and currently manages 34 senior living communities across Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee with a combined capacity of over 2700 residents. Thirty two of our communities currently offer our specialized Alzheimers/Dementia program, Sweet Memories. Our management team members complement each other, and together we offer a complete package of experience in all the aspects of operating a senior living community. We CARE about people. We DO the right thing We are passionate, have fun, and CELEBRATE success. We SPEAK UP!... We take OWNERSHIP and ADD value in all we do. We are RESPECTFUL. More
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