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Culinary Manager

Mankato, MN
Start date
Sep 14, 2023
Closing date
Oct 14, 2023

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Restaurant / Food Service
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Ecumen Pathstone Living

Ecumen Pathstone Living seeks a Culinary Manager to join its team. Ecumen Pathstone Living consists of 61 assisted living rental Ecumen Pathstone is hiring a Culinary Manager. Ecumen Pathstone is a campus community offering comprehensive care services. Ecumen Pathstone consists of assisted living, long-term care, rehabilitation care, memory care, adult day services, and independent living. Ecumen also offers homecare, hospice, as well as a supply store- all within the Mankato, MN area.

Ecumen Overview

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.

Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.


The Culinary Manager is responsible for overseeing the preparation and service of meals, planning menus and managing staff.

Hours: M-F typical business hours, can vary given department needs. Leader on Duty rotation.

Ecumen offers an outstanding benefits package, including:
  • Low Cost Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Retirement with a Generous 6% Matching Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Collaborative Team Environment
  • Robust Training and Mentoring
  • And much more!
Essential job responsibilities:
  • Ensures quality meals are prepared, cooked, and served to residents, families, guests and employees.
  • Hires, supervises, trains and mentors dining staff as well as maintaining adequate staffing.
  • Creates menus that enhance the dining experience for the people we serve using their knowledge of nutrition and special diets and input from residents. Menus are prepared in advance and reviewed by a Registered Dietitian.
  • Monitors food and supply inventory levels and ordering.
  • Assists all workers and positions in the dining department; identifies what needs to be done and assists as needed.
  • Ensures the staff maintain a clean and sanitary work area. Complies with state and federal rules and regulations, follows established policies, procedures and practices of the facility.
  • Partners with department leaders to maintain awareness of facility special events and activities to ensure adequate product and labor are available.
  • Provides input on the annual budget for the dining department and operates the work area within this budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Culinary Manager

    Minimum Required Qualifications:
    • High School Graduate or GED
    • Current Servsafe Certification or equivalent
    • Certified Food Protection Manager or equivalent
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Certified Dietary Manager in accordance with Minnesota Department of Health
    • Food service management experience
    • Previous experience in providing food service management in a senior living environment.
    • Previous experience in inventory control, food cost analysis, menu planning, event planning.
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We participate in E-Verify.


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    3530 Lexington Avenue North

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