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Assistant Food Service Director ~ Boarding School ~ Campus Dining

Austin, Texas
SAGE Dining Services is seeking a highly qualified Assistant Food Service Director with high end catering and large volume production experience for an independent boarding/day school in Austin, Texas.
 
School? Yes, it's a school, however at SAGE it is not "cafeteria" food.  Our chefs and culinary teams are talented individuals who know how to prepare a great meal! Menus, written by our chefs and prepared from scratch, reflect local and regional foods, flavors and culinary styles. Our culinary team's cooking methods, recipe development and expertise make every dining experience truly unique. Our catering events rival five star restaurants.

So if you absolutely have a passion for food, want to have a schedule that is more "life friendly" than that of a restaurant, contact us today.  Our best managers are as skilled in front of the house presentation and showmanship as they are in the kitchen.

Job responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate exemplary customer service skills

  • Maintain HACCP standards

  • Aid in the hiring and management of the team
  • Develop client and customer relationships

  • Communicate clearly, professionally and effectively

  • Deliver budgeted financial results

  • Create a positive team environment

  • Follow and ensure SAGE standards

  • Accurate record-keeping
  • Administrative duties of management
  • Provide leadership
Qualifications:
  • Culinary background a plus

  • Catering experience a plus
  • Prior cafe or snack bar experience
  • Strong customer service skills

  • Fluency in sanitation and safety standards

  • Planning and Organizational proficiency

  • Dynamic get-it-done work ethic

  • Office skills
  • Incredible work history and amazing references

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

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.

We’re using phone and video interviewing to make the hiring process safe and present as little risk as possible to you as an applicant. When you come for an in-person interview, you’ll see we practice physical distancing in a sanitized environment. SAGE follows healthcare best practices to keep our Team Members and visitors safe, requiring them to complete daily temperature and symptom checks, wear a mask at all times, and maintain physical distancing. Of course, this is food service, so our teams are accustomed to keeping all areas clean, but we’re sanitizing and disinfecting more frequently.

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

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