Jun 24, 2022

Executive Chef

  • Psynergy Programs
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Hospitality Restaurant-Food Service

Job Description

Manages and oversees kitchen operations for all Psynergy Sacramento facilities to include ordering, scheduling and designing menu items in compliance with facility standards and needs for both RCFE and ARF cliental. Sets corporate standards for the food services department including policies and procedures for Psynergy kitchens in coordination with South Bay Executive Chef and Nutritionist.

Responsibilities and Duties:
• Adheres to all corporate and licensing policies and procedures, paying special attention to health and/or safety procedures.
• Hires, schedules, manages and disciplines all kitchen staff.
• Exercises sound budgetary knowledge in order to run kitchen operations in an efficient, cost effective and profitable manner with adherence to portion control, medical needs and quality standards.
• Researches, negotiates and hires all vendor contracts for kitchen supplies and food.
• Researches, creates, develops and designs menus utilizing fresh, non-frozen/canned ingredients.
• Develops special menus in conjunction with doctors and nutritionists to address clients with various health needs and medical conditions and prepares foods that meets their requirements.
• Contributes to strategic planning regarding corporate opportunities.
• Reports financial status, program goals and outcomes to partners/directors as directed.
• Oversees maintenance of kitchen equipment and recommends repairs and purchases as needed.
• Ensures clean kitchen work areas and dining room within state health and safety guidelines.
• Processes inventory on at least a monthly basis.
• Assists kitchen staff as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Immense knowledge of the culinary world.
• Par Excellence skills in all aspects of food production including presentation, design and creation.
• Knowledgeable of nutrition and caloric values of foods.
• Team player with the ability to work with all levels of staff, from floor staff to partners.
• Knowledge of state and local food handling requirements.
• Flexible
• Able to work without supervision

• 2+ year culinary arts degree plus 6 years experience in a classic restaurant;
OR 8+ years related experience.
• Supervisory experience required.

Special Requirements:
• Must be 18 years of age or older.
• Must be able to receive criminal record clearance as required by Title XXII, licensing regulations. This includes FBI and DOJ clearance.
• A health screening, by or under the direction of a physician must have been performed not more than six months prior to employment or within seven (7) days after employment. Health screening must include TB clearance not more than six months prior to employment or within seven (7) days after employment.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.
• Must be able to administer first aid and CPR with proper training.
• Must have a valid California Food Handlers Card or be able to get one within 30 days.

Work Environment:
• Frequently required to stand and use hands.
• Regularly required to sit.
• Occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop or kneel.
• Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.

About Psynergy Programs, Inc.:

Psynergy is an adult residential facility that provides housing option for individuals who desire a home-like setting coupled with care and supervision. Our atmosphere celebrates hope, promotes personal growth and builds social networks. We have four locations: Morgan Hill, Greenfield, Rancho Cordova, and Sacramento.

We believe that together, we can achieve more. The prospect of community integration for individuals experiencing mental distress can be a reality – we offer a New Vision of community life. We are committed to creating innovative options for individuals to move out of locked settings and into successful community living.

Psynergy Programs, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace.


Company website: http://www.psynergy.org

Company address: 4604 Roosevelt Ave, Sacramento, California 95820