We have many exciting and fulfilling careers available at The Reserve of Geneva. You can look forward to serving people at an active and fun independent senior living community, right in the heart of the bustling Geneva, IL community, located less than 50 miles west of Chicago. Please stop in today to fill out an application with interviews on the spot, or call us to learn what it’s like to work at The Reserve.

Available full-time and part-time positions:

Director of Culinary – Full time

The Director of Culinary provides full-scope, hands-on management of the Community’s Culinary Services Department. Responsible for always maintaining a superior level of quality service and cleanliness. Position will successfully manage in a cost-structure environment to meet budgetary goals in area of Culinary Services budget and labor guidelines. This person is a key member of the Community’s management team adhering to policies and procedures and upholding the Community’s and Company’s vision.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Develop and maintain a comprehensive, professional, and upscale culinary services program in order to create and maintain a positive experience for all customers.
  2. Supervise the Culinary Services Department. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and hiring; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees.
  3. Research, plan, develop, produce, and serve menu cycle programs that are complaint with required nutritional/dietary criteria as required by local regulations and correctly prepares diets provided per policies procedures.
  4. Meet or exceed established budgetary and financial guidelines.
  5. Maintain appropriate records and participate in the research, preparation and writing of the department budget.
  6. Always Exemplify Community standards of cleanliness, sanitation and operational organization.
  7. Responsible for hands-on, direct cooking, serving and dish washing as necessary.
  8. Exhibit cooking standards of speed, accuracy, and efficiency.
  9. Ensure professional, trained, properly uniformed, and talented staff.
  10. Responsible for adhering to food quality, appearance, and presentation standards always.
  11. Visits residents periodically to evaluate food service such as quality, quantity, temperature, and appearance; and conducts evaluations to make revisions in operations/procedures to promote improved food service.
  12. Supports creating a culture where the business decisions made in this position, along with individual employee engagement, drive top-line revenue and occupancy.
  13. Observe all community safety policies and procedures.

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