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K12 Food Service Director

Company: Crossingsschool
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Do you have hospitality experience, knowledge about current eating trends and have a passion for quality service? If you said yes, we want to speak to you!We are adding an energetic, knowledgeable, Food Service Director to work in a K-12 school lunch program. You will be responsible for client and community relationships, budgets, and P&L. Your culinary knowledge to oversee kitchen production will be impressive, as well as your meal production skills.As our dedicated A Player, you must be highly motivated, community/service minded, and detailed oriented with strong analytical skills. With your integrity and strong work ethic, you will serve as a positive role model.
As our Food Service Director, you will be engaged in daily "hands-on" management and training of the kitchen staff. Due to your exemplary customer service skills, you will enjoy developing and growing client and customer relationships.
Additional responsibilities include:

  • Developing menus to fit the needs of the community
  • Implementing and maintaining HACCP standards
  • Communicating clearly, professionally, and effectively
  • Delivering budgeted financial results
  • Manages by providing constructive feedback in order to reward, coach, correct and motivate employees
  • Managing ordering and inventory
  • Leading daily production
  • Maintain and develops client relationships and customer satisfaction
  • Establishes and maintains a safe work environment
  • Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities and monitoring operational standards Who we are: Taher, Inc. is a family owned and operated, chef-driven, food service management company providing K-12 school lunch management, campus dining, senior dining, corporate dining and catering, , and vending and office beverage services to clients in our growing nationwide footprint. Taher, Inc. maintains a consistent presence in Food Service Management's Top 25 companies. Location Qualifications and Skills: You must have 3 years of previous experience in a similar position with an associate degree in hospitality/dietetics. In our fast paced environment, you will need to possess strong multi-tasking, kitchen/office organizational skills, as well as effective communication (oral and written) skills. It's rewarding to see people enjoy well-prepared meals and to know you were integral to the process. Apply today! Additional requirements include:
    • Must have ServSafe certification
    • Ability to manage food cost
    • Must have P&L experience
    • Ability to manage a staff
    • Successfully pass a criminal background check

      This position provides a great work life balance with M-F day hours. It offers health and dental benefits, 401K and much more!

Keywords: Crossingsschool, New Orleans , K12 Food Service Director, Executive , New Orleans, Louisiana

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