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Director of Food and Beverage

Location : Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : Bachelors
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Director of Food and Beverage in a Healthcare Setting - Generous Compensation


Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin


The Director of Food and Beverage Services is responsible for the overall effective dietary services; selecting, training and supervising all dietary services personnel; procuring supplies and equipment; budget preparation and operating within budgetary guidelines. Position requires CMA certification. Hotel experience a plus. This position reports to the Executive Director.


 Director of Food and Beverage Job Duties:

  • Organizes, directs and supervises all dietary service functions by developing work assignment.

  • Maintains established dietary standards, policies and procedures and assists the Dietitian in establishing and revising dietary policies and procedures.

  • Interviews salespeople and purchases food and supplies, checks incoming food and supplies and directs storage location and procedures.

  • Records department costs, maintains inventory system, and regularly checks storage areas for stock level of staple items.

  • Assures efficiency of food preparation and serving; compliance with local, state and federal standards; sanitation, and hygiene and health standards of personnel.

  • Oversees the selection, training, evaluating and disciplining of all dietary personnel.

  • Reviews and maintains required records and reports covering (a) number and kinds of regular and therapeutic diets, (b) prepared nutritional and caloric analyses of meals, costs of raw food and labor, (d) computation of daily meal costs, (e) inventory of equipment and supplies and (f) develops and directs department cost control procedures.

  • Delegates’ authority to supervisory staff for task details to facilitate smooth flow of materials and services.

  • Plans and directs the serving of nutritionally adequate and palatable food with concern for individual food preferences, proper sanitation and safety measures.

  • Monitors modified diet prescriptions with concern for the needs and preferences of the resident.

  • Monitors nutritional assessments, care plans and charting.

  • Monitors quality control for all food service functions.

  • Monitors all staff counseling, corrective action and performance reviews.

  • Coordinates selective projects with Executive Director or Health Services Administrator.

  • Coordinates catering functions as well as monitors costs and charges for these functions.

  • Prepares annual food service budget and monitors all department expenses to ensure budgetary compliance.

  • Monitors the maintenance of all food service equipment and repairs.

  • Prepares payroll accurately and timely.

  • Is a member of management council

  • Arrange and schedule department specific in-service training.

  • Protects food in all phases of preparation (i.e. holding, service, cooling and transportation).

Director of Food and Beverage Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree food management or hospitality services management.

  • This position requires three to five years of experience in successful food management and a thorough working knowledge of State and Federal regulations affecting long-term health care. This position utilizes services of a Dietitian Consultant, as required, for development of special diets and menus.

  • Ability to understand and follow instructions in English and communicate effectively.

  • Ability to interpret and explain menu, refer or answer questions, coordinate meal service process and understands requests.

  • Ability to work in close cooperation with residents, guests, visitors, families, supervisor and peers. Requires courtesy, tact and graciousness.


Director of Food and Beverage Required Experience:

  • Managment: 3 years

Director of Food and Beverage Required Education:

  • Bachelor's


Management 3 Years


Bachelors Degree 
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