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Sous Chef - Health Care

Department: Food and Beverage
Salary/Hourly Rate: $0 - $0

The Sous Chef is responsible for the proper preparation of the planned menu and the overall supervision of the kitchen employees. 


  • Organizes all employee work assignments and schedules. Assists the kitchen staff in all aspects of daily assignments, as required. Informs the Director of all activities and operational problems, making suggestions for improvement and corrections as needed.

  • Interviews and hires kitchen employees. Maintains work schedules for kitchen employees and calculates employee time cards. Performs annual performance reviews for all kitchen employees. Assists in ongoing in-service education programs and holds regular meetings with kitchen employees.

  • Plans, costs, and executes all menus, including seasonal cycle menus, special theme day menus and holiday buffets.

  • Tastes prepared foods for accurate recipe representation, oversees meal services, and assures proper presentation.

  • Orders food and beverage supplies based on forecasting and estimation.

  • Maintains a high level of customer satisfaction for our residents and their guests.

  • Maintains the appearance, cleanliness and services of facility at or above Health Department standards through routine cleaning schedules.

  • Accountable for compliance to Title 22 and CMS regulations.

  • Maintains daily, weekly, and monthly statistical information as required.


  • Minimum of three years experience as a chef in a retirement community, skilled nursing, or assisted living. May accept equivalent experience in a hotel, restaurant, or club with fine dining.
  • Minimum three years supervisory experience

  • Knowledge of Title 22 and CMS regulations

  • Health care food & nutrition experience preferred

  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment operations and maintenance. Some knowledge of nutrition and diet

  • Culinary education strongly preferred

About GlenBrook Health Center

The five-star rated GlenBrook Health Center is located adjacent to the campus of La Costa Glen in Carlsbad, and offers 94 Skilled beds and 70 Assisted Living rooms with professional staffing 24 hours a day. Set in a beautiful location, surrounded by natural hills and lush landscaping, our skilled nursing creates a nurturing and caring environment. GlenBrook has achieved Medicare’s 5 star facility rating since its inception and annually receives outstanding state survey results across the board. Our skilled nursing has an outstanding nursing team, enjoying high staffing ratios resulting in very low nursing team turnover. Our assisted living offers personalized assisted living and secured dementia care. The community also provides full-service physical, occupational and speech therapy and rehabilitation departments, as well as other key services.


The community is bordered by vistas and gardens, a serene and positive setting in which to heal, rejuvenate, and experience quality of life. The use of vibrant color, cascading waterfalls, and fruit trees provide inviting areas in which residents and families may enjoy outdoor special moments of peace and tranquility.

We appreciate your interest in our employment opportunities at our Community. We are committed to hiring high quality, professional and caring individuals. We value and recognize the importance of supporting, training, and retaining our employees to better serve our residents. We look for employees with a passion for customer service.

Prior to beginning work at our community, applicants must complete and pass a drug screening, physical exam with tuberculosis (TB) skin test, and criminal clearance through FBI and Department of Justice (over 18 only). The background search includes minor misdemeanors and DUIs.

The Community offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a Safe Harbor 401(k) with match.

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