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Flik Lifestyles, a member of Compass Group and division of Flik Hospitality Group, is dedicated to providing food, nutrition & wellness, EVS and hospitality services to senior living communities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the country. Flik Lifestyles has over 85 registered dietitians, 130 executive chefs, 1,544 hospitality associates and 441 professional food service team members. Committed to providing individualized, superior service, and respectful, ethical care, Flik Lifestyles offers delicious and healthful foods that are responsibly sourced.  The New York based company serves more than 146 senior living clients in 12 states, including some of the largest and most prominent senior living communities in the United States. Visit for more information.


Job Summary

We are seeking a Chef Manager to lead the culinary and dining services team in a Senior Living Community in Watchung, NJ.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on leadership position that is directly responsible for the successful operation of all culinary aspects of the community (75% administrative/operations and 25% culinary)
  • Responsible for menu development, inventory, ordering/purchasing, and food cost controls
  • Responsible for all food safety and sanitation programs
  • Insures compliance with policies and procedures with emphasis on quality and attention to detail
  • Management, onboarding, training , development and growth of the dining services team



Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Associate’s degree in Culinary Arts or culinary certificate - preferred
  • Hands-on culinary experience- required 
  • Knowledge of food and catering trends
  • Must be experienced with computers to include Microsoft Office Suite
  • ServSafe certified – required
  • Certified Dietary Manager ( CDM) - preferred

Apply to Flik Lifestyles today!

Flik Lifestyles is a member of Compass Group USA

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Req ID: 207041

FLIK Lifestyles