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Food & Beverage Director

Location: Vancouver, WA, United States

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Food & Beverage Director – The Springs at The Waterfront   

655 W Columbia Way Suite 602, Vancouver, WA 98660  


Welcome to the next generation in senior living, The Springs Living!   

Our purpose is to change the way people think, feel, and experience senior living, which starts with changing the way people work in senior living. To accomplish this, we prioritize quality to enhance people’s lives – not only in our services and housing options for independent living, assisted living, and memory care, but also as an employer.   

Coming Soon! The Springs at The Waterfront is situated along the southern facing Vancouver riverfront and will provide approximately 250 private residences for those 62 and older. This state-of-the-art, 12-story senior living community will offer a variety of floor plans that feature stunning views. Interior spaces are warm and inviting, featuring high-end amenities and services suitable to an urban setting, including secure underground parking. This brand-new community is nothing like you have ever seen, but it is our commitment to compassionate quality care for more than 27 years that is truly distinctive.  

Job Description:  

The Springs at The Waterfront seeks a Food and Beverage Director with a passion for hospitality, the perfect blend of culinary talent and servant leadership 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 Director of Food and Beverage is responsible to work hand in hand with our Executive Director to create a positive, professional and successful dining program. This position will oversee our Executive Chef and their team in the BOH as well as our Dining Services Manager and FOH. If you are a self-starter with a commitment to scratch cooking, seasonal menus, farm-to-table sourcing and outstanding guest service then we would love to share our vision with you.  

Dining is truly one of life’s great pleasures, and The Art of Delicious is the philosophy and set of guiding principles the talented chefs at The Springs 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 least 5 years culinary experience preferred: responsibilities including production, menu development, purchasing and a variety of cuisines
  • Proven track record of progressive, successful management/supervisory experience, and employee retention
  • Working knowledge of food safety & sanitation practices, workplace safety culture
  • Catering experience, a plus
  • A background in nutrition, and special diets is a plus but not required
  • Love for seniors and willingness to learn    
  • Must possess strong communication and active listening skills, excellent speaking, reading, and writing
  • Established assessment and decision-making skills with proven ability to build relationships and influence at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent time management, organizational and follow-up skills. Has the ability to set priorities, organize time, demonstrate initiative and work independently
  • Management or executive level experience in food and beverage: 5 years
  • Culinary school diploma or degree in Food Service Management preferred

Job Type: Full-time  


The Springs Living provides a competitive compensation package for the Food & Beverage Director position, with an annual salary range of $90K-$104K depending on experience. This position may be also eligible for a year end discretionary bonus.  


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplementary Insurance Options
  • No-cost Telehealth Program
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off/Sabbatical
  • Paid Training
  • Scholarships
  • Leadership Training and Coaching
  • Career Growth
  • Discounted Healthy Meals and Free Beverages
  • Access to Gym and Pool (before and after shifts)

Additional Information:  

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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