Food Service Director (K-12 School) in Monongahela, PA at AVI FOODSYSTEMS, INC.

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AVI Foodsystems is looking for an energetic and optimistic leader to fill the role of Food Service Director.

Founded in 1960, AVI Foodsystems has evolved into one of the most respected and trusted food service companies in the nation. Providing comprehensive food services with a focus on the highest quality and freshest ingredients, impeccable service and total value is the reputation we have earned and live up to everyday.

Duties & Responsibilities:      

  • Serve as the main communicator and day-to-day client contact, fostering positive client relationships and ensuring excellence in service and quality of products
  • Plan, organize and direct the work of team members engaged in the procurement, storage, preparation and serving of food for this multi-operation location
  • Provide leadership, support and guidance to ensure that food quality standards, inventory levels, food safety guidelines and customer service expectations are met
  • Prepare and maintain budgets including purchasing and staffing expenditures
  • Approve food orders and ensure a proper level of inventory to meet demand and minimize cost and waste
  • Routinely monitor budget compliance and recommend changes as needed to maintain operational quality
  • Take part in interviewing, selecting, managing and developing of team members
  • Lead, conduct and participate in meetings/presentations; provide leadership and direction for timely decisions
  • Foster an atmosphere of teamwork and encourage team members to collaborate

 

 

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of management level experience, inclusive of regular client interaction
  • Must have a background as a chef or trained in culinary arts
  • Knowledge with the National School Lunch Program
  • Strong operations background, preferably including exposure to both school lunch and multi-unit functions
  • Demonstrated success in managing and developing teams to achieve desired results
  • Proficiency with financial aspects for the role, from budgeting to interpreting results and interacting with management team
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to conduct high level client meetings and presentations for quarterly reviews
  • Ability to effectively provide and receive feedback
  • Ability to manage in a union environment
  • Strong working computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Willingness and desire to take an involved, hands-on approach with leading the business
  • Ability to work towards and achieve established performance expectations
  • Personal characteristics that include: self motivation, high levels of energy and enthusiasm and positive attitude

 

Benefits:

AVI is proud of its team members and appreciates the hard work, loyalty and committed service they provide every day, which is why we offer the following:

  • A family culture and atmosphere
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance for full-time team members
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Immense training and growth opportunities

 

We conduct pre-employment drug testing. EOE

For more information please contact: jobs@avifoodsystems.com