Jennifer Martin

jennifer-martinMs. Martin is the National Purchasing and Dining Director for all Premier Senior Living communities.  She is responsible for the planning, organizing, directing, and staffing of all Premier Dietary Departments, ensuring quality of both food and service.

Ms. Martin oversees the preparation and serving of regular meals and therapeutic diets that reflect the likes and dislikes of Premier’s residents, as well as Health Department regulations.  Ms. Martin works with staff in the development of food and nutrition goals and objectives which provide cost effective services that meet established guidelines of nutrition and sanitation.  She also supervises the ordering of food and supplies, the maintenance of the food service areas and equipment in sanitary conditions, and assures the smooth operation of food service with all other assisted living departments.  Ms. Martin also makes family connections within the communities with our programs which include: Guest Chefs, Private Dining services, Table-Side Serving and many more of Premier Senior Living’s enhanced dining experiences.

Ms. Martin has over 35 years of experience in the food service field.  She started her career as a dietary hostess.  Ms. Martin received her Certified Food Service Director degree while working for the Presbyterian Homes of Western New York.  After completing her degree, she became the Food Service Director at St. Luke’s Presbyterian Home near Buffalo.  After 10 years, she was promoted to Director for the Dining Departments for both the St. Luke’s and the St. Andrews Facilities.  She worked for Presbyterian Homes for 25 years before coming to Premier Senior Living to expand her expertise.