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Chef Manager ~ Busy Private School

Houston, Texas
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 independent day school in Houston, TX.

To get a glimpse of what a day at a SAGE venue looks like, check out our video: https://vimeo.com/340290507/19b1fa72cf

We are reviewing resumes now and conducting video interviews for a school start in August.

We are seeking a driven manager to design menus,  manage ordering and inventory, manage catering calendar, as well as lead the food service team.

What you get:

        Appreciative community
        Beautiful work environment
        Awesome team
        Career opportunities
        Mission based, value centered company
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
        Awesome team development skills
        Strong organizational skills
        High end catering experience
        High energy and stamina
        Knowledge of current food trends
        Ability to Build Strong Professional Client Relationships
        Community/ service minded
        Strong work ethic and integrity
        Culinary degree preferred but not required
Working for SAGE means being part of a community. You’d work 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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