Senior Director Divisional Dining Services


Brookdale is hiring a Senior Director of Divisional Dining Services for our West Division. Travel required to the following states; CA, CO, ID, KS, LA, MN, MO, MT, NM, NV, OK, OR, TN, TX, VA & WA


Make Lives Better Including Your Own.


Relationships and integrity are the heart of our culture. They help us create a welcoming and inclusive community among our residents, associates and patients that feels like family. They guide us to be open in our communication with each other, and enable us to make the right decisions for the people who have entrusted us with their care. Our relationships and integrity work together to create a positive impact in the lives of the people we touch.


The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you’ll receive a competitive compensation and benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. You’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness – physical, mental, emotional, and financial. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.


If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us!


Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.


We believe that in order to best serve our residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates.  One way we do that is through our benefits.  Our offerings include, but are not limited to: 


Full-time and part-time associate benefits:

·         401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

·         Benefit plan package

·         Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

·         Associate Compassion Fund

·         Associate Discounts

·         Identity theft protection

·         Pet savings and insurance plans

·         Voluntary benefits available


 Full-time associate benefits:

·         Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account and more.

·         Paid Time Off

·         Adoption Benefit

·         Tuition Reimbursement

·         Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)

·         Voluntary STD and LTD


This is an incentive based position, which may include bonuses, incentive, or commission plans.


Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.


Responsible for providing mentoring and leadership to Divisional Directors of Dining Services and the assigned community Dining Services Director. Ensures communities obtain optimal performance and compliance with State regulations and company policies by educating Community and Divisional employees in the specifics of state regulations, company policies, and company/community performance expectations; by auditing for compliance, and by providing consultative/support services to assist communities achieve their goals and expectations.

  1. Provides community with hands on training in all areas of Dining Services.
  2. Assists community-level Dining Service Directors with understanding the procedure for ordering and pricing, completing reports, meeting food costs, scheduling staff, improving cooking and baking skills including presentation, improving work efficiency, fine tuning dining service, accurately preparing and serving regular and therapeutic diets, and working effectively with vendors.
  3. Works closely with Purchasing Department on reviewing national vendor contracts related to dining services.
  4. Assists Executive Directors with interviewing and recruiting for Dining Services Directors.
  5. Ensures residents and their families’ satisfaction with meals served and the overall dining experience.


This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.


Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree required. A minimum of seven to ten years management experience in multi-facility food service operations and/or experience as corporate chef with extensive experience in both front (dining room) and back (overall kitchen) operations.


Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements


Management/Decision Making
Uses independent judgment to establish procedures and overall strategic direction that may affect a community, multiple communities, industry sectors and/or functional disciplines. Solves the most complex problems that require understanding and evaluation of impacts on the organization.


Knowledge and Skills
Possesses extensive knowledge of a professional discipline and maintains extensive theoretical business and industry knowledge. Provides overall leadership and direction to the business at the regional or divisional level.


Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Talk or hear
  • Taste or smell
  • Ability to lift:  up to 25 pounds
  • Vision
  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
  • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage
  • Requires Travel:  Frequently


Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Senior Director Divisional Dining Services

Regular Full-Time
ID: 2022-169112
Community Operations - Dining Services
Apply Dining Services-DIV
Brookdale Corporate
111 Westwood Place,
Brentwood, TN 37027
field26665 Corporate

Regular Full-Time
ID: 2022-169112
Community Operations - Dining Services