• General Manager 2 - Food

    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo Senior Living is seeking a Dining Director for the Forest Hills Retirement Community in Pacific Grove, CA. Forest Hills is a small community, which is home to 50 residents. The residents get to enjoy living at a beautiful historic hotel every day, and dining in a beautiful sunroof dining room; overlooking a quiet historical neighborhood, filled with small boutiques, restaurants, and grand patio gardens.


    The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of all aspects of food operations, strong financial acumen, have an innovative retail mindset, and be consumer-centric. Must be a strong leader. Experience in growing revenue, catering, and fine dining is preferred.


    This Dining Director will teach and develop food production employees in culinary skills, train and develop dining staff in exceptional customer services.  This is a hands-on position moving from the back of the house to front of the house and administrative, financial duties, P&L.  The position manages; the daily operations of the kitchen, Sodexo financial budgets, the production processes, some catered events, and customer service enhancements. The best-qualified candidate will possess excellent leadership and communication skills.


    Ideal Candidate Skills and Certification:

    • Hands-on skills with food production and standard recipes
    • Experience managing food cost and coordinating invoicing
    • Skills to train & develop food production & dining room staff
    • Computer skills; food, labor, financial management systems
    • Experience enhancing customer service programs
    • ServSafe Certified 

    At Sodexo Seniors, we support our clients' missions to improve the quality of life by putting the utmost care, time, and attention into understanding and meeting the needs of each resident. Success is measured by exceeding Resident & Client expectations!

    Residents are the heart of everything we do, and we welcome you to join our team with this opportunity!


    Sound like the opportunity you've been waiting for. Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you.

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    Position Summary

    Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Plans and supervises special functions. Maintains cash control and payroll records. Hires and trains unit personnel. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account
    Key Duties
    - Provides team leadership & training
    - Controls unit financials
    - Directs daily food operations for quality & safety standards
    - Supervises day to day activities
    - Delegates authority
    - Assigns & prioritizes activities
    - Monitors operating standards
    - Establishes a safe work environment
    - Support workplace inclusion activities

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree 
    Basic Management Experience - 2 years
    Basic Functional Experience - 2 years

    Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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