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AdventHealth Director Food Services in Wesley Chapel, Florida


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Location: 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

  • From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness

  • Recognized as leader in patient satisfaction and was named Top 100 Hospital in Modern Healthcare Magazine by IBM Watson Health

  • 50,000 sq ft community Health & Wellness Center

  • Comprehensive women’s health center named Inspiration Place that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa.

  • Consistently named a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times

  • AdventHealth Wesley Chapel has been named to Healthgrades Top 250 Hospitals list. This places them in the top 5% of hospitals in the country for superior clinical performance and excellence

  • Opened an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco

The role you’ll contribute:

Directs AdventHealth Wesley Chapel food production, retail operations and patient room services. Leads, manages and oversees Nutritional Services departmental functions to assure outstanding quality, service and sanitation while meeting budgetary goals through cost effective behaviors, proper resource allocation, and foster an engaging team environment. Reports to the Executive Director, Operations and is responsible for directing the activities of all kitchen areas to include, but not limited to: main kitchen, production, procurement, catering and all retail implications to include cash controls. Ensures that all personnel under his/her operational control comply with government, corporate and division policies and procedures, along with ensuring all financial and customer driven satisfaction results are monitored with records maintained to show compliance. Ensures that we are offering health food choices to patients and visitors in an appealing and nutritious manner.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Actively leads and participates in strategic planning for the department and manages the plan to achieve department goals, regulatory compliance, and objectives consistent with organizational vision and direction of services.

  • Creates, manages and analyzes annual budgets for revenue, labor and non-labor expenses and optimize staffing effectiveness while achieving economies of scale.

  • Administers required customer surveys and responds in a timely and effective manner with a plan of action for any areas not meeting expectation.

  • Promotes improvement of customer satisfaction levels for diet and meals.

  • Executes programs to meet unique needs under the Adminisrtative sponsors’ direction.

  • Provides healthy food choices and variety of options in an attractive manner.

  • Assists in educating the public regarding healthy food choices.

  • Leadership and Managerial Skills

  • Demonstrates a proactive and enthusiastic attitude in striving for and meeting goals and objectives.

  • Maintains high levels of employee engagement and job performance by providing recognition and opportunities for learning.

  • Program Quality and Standards

  • Takes action to ensure that all quality service standards are met and that proper planning to ensure food is prepared on time, organized, high quality and in a safe manner.

  • Develops and maintains the department sanitation and HACCP programs.

  • Financial

  • Develops a business plan and budget with the Administrator and Finance.

  • Develops financial forecasts and balances program and resources.

  • Is responsible for accuracy and timeliness of data, both financial and statistical.

  • Assists in development of future contract financial review and updates.

  • Responsible for productivity and staffing, utilizing Labor Optimization Tools.

  • Business Growth and Marketing

  • Increases operating profit contribution by implementing and building services and creating other opportunities for growth.

  • Maintains an awareness of the competition and market conditions internal and external to the unit.

  • Human Resource Management

  • Assigns employees to a particular place, appoints employees to a particular time, or gives significant overall duties to employees utilizing supervisory discretion and independent judgment. Authorizes and assigns overtime to employees when determined to be appropriate.

  • Assists employees in an understanding of performance standards.

  • Provides employees with specific, timely, and constructive feedback.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Minimum qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in culinary arts or related discipline upon hire

  • Five years of management experience or 1.5 years of experience leading a dietary or food service team in a hospital environment upon hire

  • Minimum of five years of food service experience upon hire

  • Current FL Driver’s license upon hire

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nutritional Services

Organization: AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Req ID: 22042070

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.