Head Chef/Dining Services Director

Woodland Terrace of New Palestine

Don’t pass up this opportunity to become a part of the outstanding team at Woodland Terrace of New Palestine, a part of The Justus Family of Companies!

 Woodland Terrace of New Palestine: Live Happy. Live Healthy. Live Inspired. 

Justus Companies, since 1910, recently opened their newest brand of senior living, Woodland Terrace, with a luxury senior living community located in Carmel, IN. We are proud to announce that we will open another Woodland Terrace community in New Palestine, Indiana at the end of 2017. This community provides state of the art technology, three dining venues, and a multitude of resident/life enrichment activities. Lifestyle options include independent living, licensed assisted living and memory care.

The purpose of this position is to direct the Dining Services Department in alignment with the mission, vision, philosophies, policies, financials and goals of the organization. The Head Chef & Dining Services Director will develop and lead a well-prepared dining team so that Woodland Terrace residents and guests experience an exceptional dining experience. The Head Chef & Dining Services Director will oversee all dining operations including: planning and preparation, superior service, sanitation and compliance, exquisite food presentation and the execution of all menu items. This position will ensure the dining experience is an integral part of providing the finest senior lifestyle options and hospitality services at Woodland Terrace. In addition, this position ensures the dining program is in compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

Qualified applicants

  • Are required to have Dietary Manager Certification, Dietetic Technician, Bachelor’s Degree in food, nutrition, food administration, culinary science or within one year of graduation of a related degree preferred.
  • Are required to have training and experience in food service supervision and management
  • Are required to have a Serv/Safe certification
  • Are required to have supervisory experience
  • Fine Dining experience preferred

Justus Senior Living offers an extensive benefits package to full-time associates, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, life, 401-(k) plan, paid time off, career advancement, educational reimbursement, employee dining program and housing incentives.


The Justus Companies prohibits discrimination against any applicant or staff member for employment with regard to race, color, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, recruiting, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

About Justus Senior Living

With more than a century of experience, the Justus Companies provides outstanding service to residents and their families through hands-on leadership, attention to detail and a commitment to serving others.  We are proud to be recognized as a leader in adult housing and continuously ranked among the nations’ top active adult housing providers.   Our business is family, and this begins internally with how we care for our team members.




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