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Assistant Food Service Director of Production ~ Private School

Palm Beach County, Florida
SAGE Dining Services® is interviewing candidates for hands on culinary Assistant Food Service Director of Production positions for private schools in Palm Beach County, FL.  We are always interviewing for qualified candidates as SAGE is always expanding.
Schools? Yes, these are schools, 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:

    Provide leadership to the hourly team by training and mentoring
    Creating menus that delight the communities we serve
    Promote the culture of teamwork and extreme ownership
    Demonstrate exemplary customer service skills that translates into the team following your lead
    Maintain HACCP and COVID standards
    Ensure that the service is amazing and the kitchen is clean, sanitized and ready for the next day
    Develop client and customer relationships
    Communicate clearly, professionally and effectively
    Deliver budgeted financial results
    Follow and ensure SAGE standards
    Keep accurate production records and manage ordering and inventory
    Fulfill administrative duties of management
    Aid in general location management

    Culinary background required, a culinary degree is a plus
    Catering experience required, high volume a plus
    Ability to work all shifts is required
    Strong team building and customer service skills
    Fluency in sanitation and safety standards
    Planning and Organizational proficiency
    Dynamic get-it-done work ethic
    Office skills
    Minimum of three years of management experience
    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 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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