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Career Opportunity:

Executive Chef / Food & Beverage Manager

Established restaurant
seeks new signature.

Samaritan Village is looking for a talented Executive Chef / Food & Beverage Manager with a passion for food and a natural ability for inspiring and leading teams. If you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, we would love to hear from you.

As our organization continues to expand, we've set our sites on taking our restaurant to the next level with aims to provide our residents, guests, and employees a true, first-class dining experience.

This new position offers a wide range of opportunities to flex your culinary muscles. We pride ourselves in being refreshingly different and are looking for a strong leader who can apply their own unique signature through new dishes and menus, the implementation of new systems designed to improve overall food quality, and through our planned future expansion efforts. Use your business acumen and culinary passion to make a difference in the lives of our residents and staff.

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  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Paid Holidays, Sick Leave & Vacation

Position Overview

The successful candidate is a forward-thinking problem solver with strong customer service and leadership skills and a proven track record of successive career growth in a professional restaurant environment (minimum seven years required).

Experience in employee coaching and the ability to implement change is critical. As a key member of the leadership team at Samaritan Village, this position will be responsible for all food production and related dining services in our community. The Village Gardens Restaurant is the focal point of all food and beverage services at Samaritan Village, and your primary objective will be to exceed the expectations of our residents.

This position will be responsible for developing and implementing training programs for staff (with a focus on productivity, professional development, and efficiency), and will be the driving force behind the food service components of new business ventures. The Executive Chef / Food & Beverage Manager will also play a key leadership role in coordinating and planning all special events held at Samaritan Village.

Executive Chef Certification (CEC) preferred. Experience with seniors is a plus. This is a full time position.

  • Provide employees with the tools they need to deliver a quality dining experience.
  • Develop and implement business strategies for The Village Gardens Restaurant, while taking responsibility for the restaurant P&L.
  • Identify and implement kitchen operational strategies that enhance overall food production.
  • Provide day-to-day leadership and management to ensure culinary quality and an exceptional dining experience for residents and guests.
  • Take charge of all dining services operations and related services.

Here we grow again.

We broke the mold when we ventured to go beyond four walls and build a true-to-life senior living community. Our beautiful, 20-acres campus has all the amenities you’d expect, plus those extra unexpected touches that make them that much more exceptional. Located in the heart of Central California's San Joaquin Valley, Samaritan Village is just minutes away from Modesto, Turlock and Ceres, California.

Our People

Dedicated, passionate, and eager to serve, our employees are the lifeblood of Samaritan Village. With over 130 employees, we're proud to serve as one of the largest employers in Hughson, California. Samaritan Village offers employees an opportunity to grow both personally and professionally while providing seniors with an exceptional retirement experience.

Our Culture

We believe our people and our community are truly exceptional, and that you can feel the difference the moment you walk through the doors. What we offer goes so much deeper than beautiful apartments and all the expected amenities. Community, opportunities for engagement, lifestyle, and fun. It's what makes us better than home.

Our Mission

Deeply rooted in compassion and the preservation of dignity, we empower seniors to maintain a superior quality of life by providing choices, conveniences, and opportunities for connecting with everyone around them. Our community creates an engaging and productive senior living experience for all who call Samaritan Village home.

Work with us.

Samaritan Village offers employees an opportunity to grow both personally and professionally while providing seniors with an exceptional retirement experience.

Want to join our team? Send your resume and cover letter via email, mail, or fax or apply in person during regular business hours.

Email: careers@svliving.org

Fax: 209-883-3280

Samaritan Village
Human Resources Department
7700 Fox Road
Hughson, CA 95326

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