• Dining Services Director

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/7/2019 4:25 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Dining Services
    Fred Lind Manor
  • Overview

    Are you looking for an opportunity to advance in your career with a growing organization?  Do you thrive in an environment where meaningful work happens every day?  Fred Lind Manor is a newly-renovated not-for-profit retirement community located on the crest of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.  We are a team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, teamwork, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

    We are currently hiring for a Dining Services Director.   This position is responsible for the overall operation of the Dining Services Department and for meeting or exceeding our hospitality and service standards. 

    Positions Details

    Why Fred Lind Manor?

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Competitive pay
    • Excellent benefits
    • A culture of FUN and commitment to the care of our residents, our communities and each other
    • Your opinion matters: We share ideas, we listen and work together to make great things happen

     What does our Dining Services Director do?

    • Develop and implement a comprehensive, professional, and upscale Culinary Services program with the goal of creating positive experiences for all customers.
    • Research, plan, develop, produce and serve menu cycle programs compliant with required Nutritional/Dietary criteria.
    • Participate in the hiring, orientation, evaluations, and disciplinary process of all Dining Services staff.
    • Provide leadership, vision, training and development for staff.
    • Prepare and manage department budget.
    • Visit residents periodically to evaluate food service, such as quality, quantity and appearance; conduct evaluations to make revisions to operations /procedures to promote improved food service.
    • Responsible for adhering to food quality, appearance, and presentation standards.
    • Responsible for hands-on, direct cooking as necessary.


    • Monday – Friday with some weekend and evening coverage.

    What we're looking for from you:

    • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.  Culinary degree preferred.
    • Experience:  Experience as executive chef or related position in a hospitality setting preferred, previous experience in a senior living community is highly desired.
    • Knowledge: Knowledge of current health and nutrition trends and diets, Knowledge in all areas of local Health Department, OSHA, and other regulatory agencies.
    • License: Must hold current state-required sanitation (Safe Food Handling and/or Certified Food Manager) certification/license
    • Leadership:  We look for honesty, transparency, high integrity, passion, and professionalism. 
    • Superb Communication: Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Teamwork:  Inspire a fun environment where team members are encouraged to work together, communicate effectively, and solve problems.
    • Customer Service:Be passionate about providing exceptional service to residents, team members and visitors to our community

    At Fred Lind Manor, we care deeply about our mission and commitment to providing exceptional care to our residents. That is why we are a drug and alcohol-free employer. Criminal background and drug test will be required upon a contingent offer of employment.

    We are excited to hear from you! Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.


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