Cook (Full Time Chef)

Oklahoma City, OK

About Morada Senior Living:

Morada Senior Living, proudly part of the Discovery Senior Living family of operating companies, manages care- and lifestyle-focused senior living communities in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Colorado. Our company, which was built on our “Pillars of Excellence,” employs thousands of vital Team Members and is committed to providing a positive work environment and culture that recognizes their value in providing excellent care for our residents.

We offer rewarding career opportunities that include:

  • Competitive wages
  • Access to wages before payday
  • Flexible scheduling options with full-time and part-time hours
  • Paid time off and Holidays (full-time)
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances (full-time)
  • 401(K) with employer matching
  • Paid training
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Meals and uniforms
  • Employee Assistance Program

Our community is looking for a Director of Culinary Services to join our team.  


  • Develops and implements food services policies, procedures, and job descriptions. Plans menus and menu cycles according to cultural and regional food preferences, and resident dietary guidelines. Adjusts recipes to appropriate yield.
  • Monitors the quality and consistency of the food to include food temperatures, portion control, palatability and attractiveness of food, and implements changes to ensure quality according to established standards.
  • Observes workers engaged in preparing, portioning, and garnishing foods to ensure that methods of cooking and garnishing and sizes of portions are as prescribed.
  • Cooks and carves meats, and prepares dishes.
  • Orders food and chemical supplies for the kitchen; receives and validates all food deliveries against order form.
  • Inventories food items monthly.
  • Conducts regular Quality Assurance Audits.
  • Practices safe and sanitary food handling.
  • Practices all safety and loss prevention procedures.
  • Negotiates and signs food service agreements with vendors.
  • Selects, schedules, and conducts orientation and in-service educational programs for personnel.
  • Monitors monthly expenditures to include explanation of significant variances to ensure compliance with budget.                


  • Bachelor’s degree in culinary arts program preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of management experience in a food service environment.
  • Must have successfully completed food safety training.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Provides leadership by exhibiting confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well.

If having a direct impact on the lives of others is appealing to you, apply today and join our team!

No agencies, please. We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from agencies under any circumstances. We receive inquiries from agencies daily. Agencies should not direct any inquiries or emails to hiring managers. Thank you.


JOB CODE: 1001573