Archdiocese of Boston


66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA 02184-3839
Telephone: 617-254-0100
Snow Phone Line – (617) 746-5991

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It is the goal of the Pastoral Center to remain open during inclement weather unless travel conditions make it hazardous to get to work. In the event the offices are closed or there is a delay in opening, an announcement will be sent out via the IRIS system. In addition, notice will be recorded on the Snow Phone Line –  (617) 746‐5991 – no later than 5:45 a.m.


Dining Service Manager (FT), Regina Cleri Residence, West End, Boston, MA

Regina Cleri Residence is the home for 64 aging senior residents living on the West end of Boston. We are a spiritual community committed to supporting the health and vocation for the senior priests of the Archdiocese of Boston.

We are looking for a qualified Dining Service Manager to provide a quality food and environment for our community 3 meals and day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.


  1. Direct the food service operations within the residence including all food preparation, dining room operations and dining delivery services.
  2. Purchases all food and manages inventory ensuring effective cost controls and vendor service and quality.
  3. Ensures the highest nutrition and food quality for the health and pleasure of the residents.
  4. Complies with all federal, state and local regulations to ensure sanitary and safe operations.
  5. Plans and executes entertaining dining events and themes in conjunction with Director, Mission and Activities Coordinator and other administrative staff to optimize the life and pleasure of the residents.
  6. Cater events as requested by residents or staff.
  7. Hires, trains and manages all supervisory staff for the kitchen, dining room, catering and delivery services.
  8. Ensures that supervisors maintain a safe and sanitary environment and provide a caring and pleasurable dining experience for the residents.
  9. Coaches supervisors in maintaining appropriate staffing levels and effectively motivating, disciplining and training associates.
  10. Consults with chefs and cooks to develop and maintain pleasing and nutritious menus.
  11. Assesses and determines the desires and preferences of the residents regarding food selection and presentation through surveys and daily contact with residents. Ensures preferences are incorporated into the menu and events.
  12. Understands the dietary needs of residents and coordinates with dieticians, nursing staff, and care associates to ensure proper selection, preparation and delivery of meals
  13. Develops department budget including purchasing and staffing expenditures. Approves food orders from company or selected food vendors and ensures a proper level of inventory to meet demand and minimize cost and waste.
  14. Encourages the identification of enjoyable ways to encourage socialization and enjoyment of residents through the use of food presentation and events. Improves the décor and condition of dining rooms to ensure a safe and pleasant experience.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.


  1. Education and Experience College degree in food service or hospitality
  2. management is preferred.
  3.  A minimum of eight years of experience in the food service industry including at least three of those years in a responsible supervisory role of others preparing food and servicing customers. Experience to include management of food inventories and budgets.
  4. Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements Current ServSafe Certification required. Obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates.
  5. Knowledge and Skills Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and work environment. Has working knowledge of a functional discipline.
  6. Ability to address staff, residents and visitors in a courteous and friendly manner.
  7. Ability to understand the dining and nutritional needs of residents and ability to incorporate residents' desires into the dining services operation.
  8. Extensive knowledge of food preparation and delivery.
  9. Knowledgeable of all aspects of food service positions with food and beverage background.
  10. Ability to manage a food service operation budget providing 3 meals per day, 7 days a week to 70 residents and visitors.
  11. Extensive knowledge of federal, state and local regulations regarding the safety of food preparation and handling.

Willingness to communicate perceived physical and emotional needs of residents to other skilled staff to assist with addressing their care needs.

To apply, send resume & cover letter to SGust@reginacleri.org