AMICA Mature Lifestyles Director of Culinary Services in GTA, Ontario

Come Grow with Amica and take your Career from GOOD to GREAT!


Amica at Erin Mills

(Full Time)

Are you?

  • Passionate about making a difference?

  • Looking for work that has a higher purpose?

  • Interested in a job that allows you to make a meaningful difference in society and provide seniors with the most memorable and fulfilling experiences in a lifetime?

  • Interested to join a team of passionate, dedicated people who strive to do it better than anyone else in the industry?

Then Amica Mature Lifestyles is for you!

About Amica:

At Amica, we create and deliver lifestyle experiences inspiring seniors to feel vibrant and live younger.

And we do it better than anyone else!

Amica provides an all-inclusive retirement lifestyle focused on health and well-being, in communities designed to offer a superior, service-rich environment.

We believe that the later stages of life can and should be among the most meaningful, memorable and fulfilling experiences in a lifetime. To that end, we are committed to deliver premium accommodations, engaging Wellness & Vitality™ programs, and healthy and flavourful menus.

As Amicans, we work together each day with a life affirming spirit from within that allows us all to be “young inside”.

A day in the life of a Director of Culinary Services:

You will be responsible for the smooth operation of all aspects of dining services within the Community to provide an exceptional dining experience to the Residents. You will foster outstanding teamwork and motivation and provide strong leadership to your team.

The successful incumbent will ensure that the five star luxuries Amica promise is delivered to our residents in the quality of the food and service we provide to them each and every day. You will be responsible for the nutritional and dietary needs that ensure the well-being of our residents. As the Director of Culinary Services, you will be a dynamic, customer focused, self-starting leader with excellent communication skills and an eye for detail.

You will also be responsible for all aspects of the employee process including employee development, hiring, payroll administration, and scheduling. As a member of the management team, you will also participate in community operations including rotating duty manager shifts, program development budgets and resident relations.

How do I qualify?

You must have:

  • Red Seal Cook’s Qualification Certificate

  • Food Handling Certificate

  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience in a fine dining service environment

  • 5 years progressive experience in a variety of dining environments

  • Smart Serve or other approved alcohol service Certificate

What we are looking for:

  • Previous hotel experience in a fine dining property

  • Strong service orientation with demonstrated knowledge of all types of formal dining room service

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; team player skilled with motivating and coaching others

  • Proven leadership abilities; approachable and diplomatic decision making style.

  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills

  • Detail oriented, with good organizational abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and respond with a sense of urgency when required

  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and electronic systems

  • Ability to work in a flexible environment to meet the needs of the residents, including weekend and holiday coverage, as required

position vacant until filled

System ID: 2016-2472

Job Status: Full time