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Food Service Director / Chef Manager ~ Private Day School

Wilmington, Delaware
SAGE Dining Services® is seeking a highly qualified chef manager / food service director with high end catering and large volume production experience in campus dining for a gorgeous, prominent day school in Wilmington, DE.

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We are seeking a driven manager to create exceptional dining experience for our client community which includes designing menus,  managing the financials, ordering and inventory, executing the busy catering calendar, as well as leading the food service team to deliver incredible meals at every meal service opportunity.

What you get:
  • Appreciative community
  • Benefits
  • Beautiful work environment
  • Awesome team
  • Career opportunities
  • Mission based, value centered company
  • Area Manager and Regional Manager promoted from within, who will guide you in your career
What you will do:
  • Manage and train the kitchen staff
  • Demonstrate exemplary customer service skills
  • Create menus
  • Merchandise, manage program
  • Implement and maintain HACCP standards
  • Develop client and customer relationships
  • Deliver fabulous catering results
  • Communicate clearly, professionally and effectively
  • Deliver budgeted financial results
  • Create a positive team environment
  • Manage ordering and inventory
What you need:
  • Minimum 5 years of prior food service management, campus dining experience is a plus
  • Awesome team development skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Upscale catering experience
  • High volume production experience
  • High energy and stamina
  • Knowledge of current food trends
  • Strong work ethic and integrity
  • Culinary degree preferred but not required
Working for SAGE means being part of a community. You’d manage alongside creative, enthusiastic Team Members who share your passion for culinary excellence. You’d also make a difference in an academic community and bring excitement to the dining hall with made-from-scratch, Chef-inspired recipes that delight students, faculty, staff, and parents.

Positions at SAGE provide competitive wages and benefits, with hours that offer a better work-life balance than those at a restaurant. We create careers, not just jobs, with significant opportunity for growth and promotion. Team Members learn SAGE Standards and enhance their skill set through extensive training in food safety, allergen awareness, and preventing eating disorders.

SAGE has enjoyed steady, organic growth for the past 30 years. We had four clients when we started, and we now serve approximately 275 independent schools and private colleges across North America. We continue to grow and raise the bar in food service for the educational market. By sourcing local ingredients, introducing communities to new cuisines, and providing attentive service, we create exceptional dining experiences that delight the senses, inspire minds, and foster community.

This job advertisement should not be misconstrued as an offer of employment or a comprehensive listing of position responsibilities/expectations.

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