Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
5 - 10 years
$75,000 - $85,000 Annual
Benefit Insights
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Vacation Leave
Sick Leave
Health & Wellness Programs
Tuition Reimbursement
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
Medical Flexible Spending Account
Life Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
Job Description

Our Erickson Living communities deliver an exceptional dining experience and plenty of variety to our residents. We offer our residents: restaurant style dining, from scratch cooking, multiple on site restaurants, intimate dining venues, increased daily menu options, in the moment cooking, fresh flavorful food, and chef inspired culinary creations. Erickson Living is well-capitalized and uniquely positioned to continue to grow and expand in new markets to meet the increasing demand for our communities.  This growth requires a strong pipeline of talented and experienced professionals in critical leadership roles within dining services.


We are looking for an Executive Chef who brings their passion for great food, teamwork and culinary experience to join our team of award winning chefs and dining management talent.  We are looking for strong hospitality experience and a proven track record of success that will help drive our innovative Signature Menu Dining Programs which include from scratch cooking and chef inspired culinary creations.


The Erickson Living Culture you will join:

  • A "career for life" approach to professional and personal development for our greatest asset, our employees. 
  • A team of 15,000 employees in 20 communities, partnering and delivering quality care and an exceptional lifestyle to our 25,000+ residents.
  • One of diversity and inclusion, that builds on our values, vision and mission.
  • Excellence in all we do, making us accountable to our team members and the residents we serve to consistently deliver financial and operational results.

How you will impact our mission and growth:

  • Ensure the efficiency and quality of food purchasing, receiving, storage and preparation (from pre-preparation to plate presentation), sanitation of the production areas, and direct supervision of all food production staff (and utility staff where applicable) within budgetary parameters. 
  • Supervise, implement and maintain core menus and recipe management system and BOH computer system.
  • Maintain proper procedures to maintain kitchen/equipment sanitation.  Responsible for monthly internal sanitation audit.
  • Comply with all federal and state regulations pertaining to food handling/production (Health Department/HAACP).
  • Partner with Unit Manager to ensure issues with food production, preparation and presentation are resolved.
  • Ensure optimum food quality/presentation.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with residents through dining room visits and meetings.


The benefits we offer:

  • Exceptional medical, dental, vision, 401K and concierge employee health and wellness programs.
  • Compensation and total rewards aligned to executive leadership performance, with long-term financial growth incentives.
  • State of the art community campuses, ongoing expansion plans, upgrades, and design enhancements to ensure Erickson Living continues to set the standard for senior living excellence.
  • Award winning "Best Places to Work" and "5-Star" industry recognition.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Certification from a culinary training program  or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years proven track record as Executive Chef
  • ServSafe certified preferred 
  • Possess creative skills in food preparation and presentation
  • Proven time management and organizational skills
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Job ID: 355270693

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