Date Posted
May 21, 2024
Full Time
Evans Memorial Home
1010 North Elm Street
Cresco, IA 52136, US
More Information

Job Details

At Evans Senior Living Community we understand that every member of our team contributes to our residents' enjoyment of residing with us. Our culinary team plays a key role since residents often look forward to mealtimes. If you are passionate about providing a memorable dining experience and want to have a job that makes a difference, this position is for you!

We have a full-time Culinary Manager position available.  

Job Summary:   

The Culinary Manager (CM) is the leader of the dietary team. The CM organizes, directs, and supervises the performance of all dietary functions and personnel. The CM maintains the required records. The CM oversees the training of dietary staff on proper food preparation, sanitary habits, general food storage and safety, and appropriate presentation for residents/tenants. For the long-term care setting, this position is responsible for gathering data and assessing information to help the consultant dietitian maintain appropriate care plans for residents.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan menus for review by the Dietary Consultant
  • Purchase or requisition of necessary food and supplies, including equipment.
  • Supervise the receiving and storage of food, food preparation, and service.
  • In the long-term care setting, assist the dietitian with the completion of the MDS, as assigned, within 14 days of the resident's admission and revise quarterly and/or as changes occur for the resident.
  • In the long term care setting, assist in the completion and implementation of the dietary progress notes, quarterly assessments and the resident care plans. Evaluate these quarterly or as needed when a resident experiences a condition change.
  • In the long-term care setting, assist the dietitian with the document of the resident’s progress toward care plan goals.
  • In the long-term care setting, assist the dietitian with reviewing and revising each resident’s care plans as necessary.
  • Interview residents/tenants to determine specific needs and preferences upon admission.
  • ETC.


Education & Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Food Protection Manager Certification preferred.
  • For the long-term care setting, a Certified Dietary Manager is preferred.
  • 1-2 years of previous dietary experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.
  • Leadership or management experience in a long-term care setting is preferred.


Required Skills

  • Assume responsibility and accountability for all jobs performed in the dietary department.
  • Ability to work rapidly and under stress for short periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, set a positive example, and communicate effectively with staff and residents/tenants.
  • A responsible, organized, and detail-oriented mindset.
  • Refined time management skills and the ability to multi-task.

Contact Information

Questions may be directed to Rachel Bowser at (563)547-2364 or

We are an equal-opportunity employer.


« Back