• Serving independent schools and colleges with since 1990
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Chef Managers / Food Service Directors / Executive Chefs / Catering Managers

New Orleans, Louisiana
SAGE Dining Services® is seeking Talented HANDS ON Chef Managers/Food Service Directors / Executive Chefs and Catering Managers for private schools and colleges in and around New Orleans, LA. Our managers design and produce menus, plan and execute catering events, manage ordering, inventory, and our amazing kitchen teams either in all inclusive or retail venues or in a combination of them both. Our best managers are as skilled in front of the house presentation and showmanship as they are in the kitchen. 

This is a typical day at a SAGE venue: https://vimeo.com/340290507/19b1fa72cf


What you get:
  • Appreciative community
  • Benefits
  • Beautiful work environment
  • Awesome team who work collaboratively
  • Career opportunities in growing mission-based company
  • Another salaried Chef on your team
  • District and Regional manager --all promoted from within who have been in your shoes

What you will do:
  • Manage and train the kitchen staff
  • Demonstrate exemplary customer service skills
  • Create menus for daily meal service as well as for the variety of catering events that occur frequently
  • Implement and maintain HACCP standards
  • Manage merchandising in retail operations and enjoy making the food program exciting and interesting
  • Develop outstanding 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
  • Social Media skills for marketing the program
  • Awesome team development skills
  • High end catering experience
  • Cash management experience for retail venues
  • Merchandising experience
  • High energy and stamina
  • ServSafe Certification
  • Knowledge of current food trends
  • 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 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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