Food Services Manager

The People Concern    Santa Monica, CA
Job Description
SUMMARY: The Food Services Manager oversees the operation of the kitchen and kitchen staff and delivery of meals throughout the agency. As part of the management team and an exempt employee, the Food Services Manager must be available to work a schedule that includes, but is not necessarily limited to, all three meal services, weekends and holidays as assigned and/or necessary. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: General:
  • Manage assigned kitchen(s), cook and serve food in compliance with federal, state, and county regulatory requirements for a licensed food service facility
  • Plan menus and oversee execution of those meals in an assigned kitchen(s) as well as delivery of food to other locations assigned within The People Concern.
  • Exhibit leadership in the assigned kitchen(s) and set an example as part of the Food Services Management Staff in constantly striving to provide a healthier, more diverse, fresher and higher quality Food Services experience for our member clients
  • Forecast, plan, and coordinate the purchase of food, supplies, and equipment
  • Continuously develop and operationally/administratively maintain food supply resources through agencies like, but not limited to, food banks, farmers markets, local businesses, and volunteer groups etc. in coordination with The People Concern Development Department
  • Maintain shelf rotation and current inventory of stock items as well as organizing and utilizing regular and unexpected donations to their best purposes
  • Maintain records related to kitchen services and inspections like, but not limited to, the Health Department, hood cleaning, Ansul/fire extinguisher service, oven calibration, pest control etc.
  • Participate in hiring, training, leading, scheduling and motivating assigned staff. And when necessary, demonstrate a clear and decisive approach to disciplining assigned staff in compliance with all legal and agency regulations.
  • Manage the maintenance of kitchen equipment and food storage and refrigeration areas
  • Effectively represent The People Concern Management Team to all other staff of The People Concern in dealing with conflicts related to Food Services through the effective use of de-escalation techniques and general respect for all client members.
  • QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum of five years of full-time experience working as a cook and managing large food operation
  • Experience in scheduling and supervising staff
  • Current, valid California Driver’s License and acceptable driving record
  • Detail oriented with excellent time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Able to learn quickly and work effectively with a wide range of constituencies and with minimal supervision
  • Able to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet Explorer to perform essential duties and responsibilities
  • Food Handlers Certificate issued by Los Angeles County
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Mostly kitchen environment
  • Will necessitate working in busy and loud environments
  • Will be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor
  • Will need frequently to stand, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, push, and pull items weighing 50 pounds or less

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