Executive Chef - The Springs at Lake Oswego

  • Full-time
  • Community: The Springs at Lake Oswego

Company Description

The Art of Delicious is the philosophy and set of guiding principles the talented Chefs at The Springs at Lake Oswego employ daily. From sourcing the finest local ingredients, crafting menus, and choosing recipes, to the presentation of your plate, the ambiance of the room, and the table setting, we care about every detail. The Northwest provides a bounty of fresh, fabulous food, and we take every advantage to deliver wholesome, tempting menus each day. At The Springs at Lake Oswego, you can taste, see, and feel our passion for food. 

Job Description

The Springs at Lake Oswego senior living community seeks an Executive Chef with the perfect blend of culinary talent and leadership/management skills. In our effort to provide dynamic and excellent customer service to our residents and families, we recognize that high quality food and dining service is a top priority. The Executive Chef is responsible to work hand in hand with our Food and Beverage Director to:

  • Set a superior standard for the provision of a high quality dining experience
  • Launch company-standard menus in an efficient and timely manner 
  • Cater special events as needed
  • Ensure meal and event presentations are consistent, prompt and appetizing
  • Plan & purchase all food items necessary to prepare meals according to the current menu
  • Effectively, dynamically and profesionally lead a kitchen staff by inspiring their confidence and motivating them to consistently perform their duties according to the highest standards
  • Support the dining team in a professional manner, providing an environment for employees where they consistently feel valued and respected
  • Make sure all back of house personnel are properly trained
  • Assure consistent coverage of shifts as needed
  • Adhere to food sanitation and storage policies and procedures
  • Assure adherence to food, supply and labor budgets
  • Upholding and modeling company values - we care about doing the right thing

The right candidate has serious commitment to staff development, flavorful food and plate presentation, and has a high degree of accountability to the residents we serve.  We offer a beautiful work environment, friendly dedicated co-workers, a great schedule and benefits, and a solid career opportunity. 

The Springs offers the following and more!

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401K Matching
  • Paid Vacation & Sabbatical
  • Scholarship Opportunities for employees and their children
  • Career Growth
  • No Late Nights!
  • Leadership Training and Coaching
  • Access to Gym and Pool (before and after shifts at no cost to employee)
  • FREE access to HEALTH EXPRESS for employees and their household
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • FREE chiropractor/massage visits in the community




  • Love for seniors!
  • Previous experience as an Executive Chef
  • Previous experience managing team members proactively
  • A background in nutrition preferred 
  • Must be able to pass a drug and background screening


Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 
  • We are in compliance with the State of Oregon's requirement that all workers in a healthcare setting be fully vaccinated. Religious and medical exceptions will be recognized within the terms of the rule.