Kitchen Manager/ CDM - Desoto Healthcare

Southaven, MS
Full Time
MMI Dining Systems at Desoto Healthcare

Director of Dining Systems with CDM/ DTR

MMI Dining Systems is looking for a Director of Dining/CDM, for our location in Southaven, MS at Desoto Healthcare.  As the Director of Dining Systems, you will be responsible for staffing, scheduling, weekly and monthly reporting. The successful will have good financial and communication skills.  If you understand that being visible to guest is a key to success and don't mind being in the dining room during meal service, then this could be the job for you!  

The person in this position must have a CDM or DTR  or be exam eligible. 

The ideal candidate will have three (3) years experience working in a contract food service and have a good understanding of budgeting, food ordering and inventories along with a proven track record of providing outstanding guest relations. 

Essential Duties:

  • Verifies menu is served as written, including adherence to recipes, correct portion
  • sizes, and therapeutic diets.
  •  Validates proper methods of food preparation are utilized to preserve nutrient content.
  • Supervises food production, serving correct food to patients, and controlling appearance, temperature, portion sizing, and sanitation.
  • Purchases food and supplies within approved budgets.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled patient care conferences and follows through on patient residents' needs.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of Food & Nutrition Services Department jobs and assists when necessary to promote smooth operation.

MMI Dining Systems takes pride in our relationship with our clients and the Director of Dining Systems will be responsible for building a strong client relationship, working with onsite management to ensure smooth operation positive relationships with team members, dining management, clients and residents. 


  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Employee of Month
  • Employee of Year
  • Retirement Program with Company Match
  • PTO & PTO Buy-Back Twice a Year

MMI Dining Systems at Desoto Healthcare is part of MMI Hospitality Group, a company steeped deep in southern hospitality.  

MMI Dining Systems at Desoto Healthcare is a drug free workplace.  The successful candidate must pass pre-employment drug screening and background check.

MMI fosters a worker environment that is inclusive as well as diverse, where our team members can be themselves. MMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify.  All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 


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