Director of Food & Beverage Services

Job Title

Director of Food & Beverage Services

Organizational Unit

WesleyLife -> The Village


The Village - Indianola, IA 50125 US (Primary)


Bachelor's Degree


Food Service

Job Type

Full-time (30+ hrs/wk)



Shift Type


Work Schedule Days


Work Schedule Hours


Job Description

Directs total food and beverage operation, manages all staff associated with food service. Assists in all phases of planning, budgeting analysis and reporting related to the operation as well as controls account expenditures. Develops short and long term financial and operational plans. Monitors and maintains performance, product, and service. Provides administrative direction for menu formulation, food preparation and service, purchasing, sanitation standards, safety practices and personnel utilization. Plans therapeutic diets, determines nutritional needs and diet restrictions of residents.
  • Plans, develops, controls and evaluates nutritional care system for entire retirement complex in order to coordinate clinical and administrative aspects of dietetics to provide quality nutritional care
  • Establishes and maintains quality standards of food production and service, sanitation, safety, and security.
  • Maintains effective written and verbal communication and public relations inter-departmentally and intra-departmentally.
  • Plans, conducts and evaluates orientation and in-service education programs.
  • Directs the recruiting, hiring, orientation, and training of new staff, conducts staff performance evaluations, as well as documents disciplinary actions, termination recommendations, and work-related problems.
  • Ensures the most objective and efficient scheduling of cooks, bakers, food services aides within budgetary guidelines.
  • Reviews and approves time cards at end of payroll period.
  • Directs the ordering, receipt, storage, preparation, service and transportation of food items.
  • Assists in the development of job descriptions and performance standards for all personnel in Food Service Department.
  • Completes necessary personnel files for Administrative files on all Food Service employees and forwards to Administration.
  • Directs and coordinates additional group special meals or functions.
  • Plans a 5-week cycle menu that meets the recommended dietary allowance.
  • Obtains, interprets and evaluates the nutritional status of the residents.
  • Assures proper and correct implementation of physiciansâ diet orders.
  • Performs cooking and food service duties, filling in for employees during staff shortages, absences, vacations, etc.
  • Directs and supervises food inventory.

Job Requirements

You will be required to have achieved a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in food services, hospitality or a related field with at least five years of experience in the Food and Beverage industry. Demonstrated success in achieving operational goals will be expected. We prefer specific experience in a hospitality, restaurant or health care setting with specific success in creating a healthy, choice driven experience for those served. Experience in the delivery of services to older adults preferred. Intermediate to advanced computer skills are required with specific experience with MicroSoft Excel.

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