Food Service Manager
Posted 4 months ago
CLASS TITLE: FOOD SERVICE MANAGER IBASIC FUNCTION:
Manage and coordinate the day-to-day food service operations of an assigned school site; assure compliance with District, State and Federal requirements and laws regarding nutrition, sanitation, safety and record-keeping; select, assign, schedule, supervise, direct and evaluate assigned food service personnel.
Food Service Manager I incumbents manage and coordinate the day-to-day food service operations in an assigned school site. Food Service Manager II incumbents manage and coordinate the food service operations and activities of a central kitchen. Incumbents also plan and organize food service transporting activities to District sites
- Maintain high standards of control for quality food production and service.
- Manage, coordinate and oversee the day-to-day food service operations at an assigned school site; analyze effectiveness, assure compliance with District, State and federal laws, regulations and safety and sanitation procedures.
- Maintain quality standards for the presentation and service of food in a pleasant environment.
- Prepare menus, assuring compliance with regulations and requirements; estimate and order amount of food and supplies needed; monitor and control expenditures; maintain assigned budget.
- Select food service employees; direct, assign, schedule and evaluate food service personnel; conduct training sessions for new employees.
- Inspect lunchroom and kitchen area daily to assure compliance with health, safety and sanitation requirements and regulations.
- Plan work schedules and coordinate daily work for efficient use of labor; receive calls from employees and call substitutes as necessary.
- Train and assist employees in the proper handling of foods, correct use and care of equipment and in maintaining high standards of sanitation and safety.
- Maintain, prepare and review a variety of menu production records, inventories, logs and reports; accumulate data and input information into a computer as appropriate and file documents as necessary.
- Supervise and participate in food preparation and distribution to District students and staff; plan for catered events such as meetings, activities and parties; plan and coordinate food service operations with school activities to improve school and community relations and increase student participation.
- Operate point of service system to ensure accurate meal counting and claiming of meals.
- Communicate with students, staff, faculty, and outside organizations to exchange information, receive suggestions, and resolve issues related to food service.
- Participate in, schedule and attend in-service meetings and workshops.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
- Meal production planning and scheduling.
- Applicable District, federal and State laws, rules and regulations related to food service.
- Quantity food preparation and food merchandising.
- Nutrition, sanitation and operation regulations and requirements.
- Use and care of institutional equipment and utensils.
- Procedures used in ordering, receiving, storing and inventorying food and supplies.
- Health and safety rules and regulations pertaining to food establishments, including sanitation and maintenance regulations.
- Budget preparation and control.
- Record-keeping techniques.
- Principles and practices of supervision and training.
- Oral and written communications skills.
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
- Inventory methods and practices.
- Manage and coordinate the day-to-day food service operation at an assigned school site.
- Assure compliance with District, State and federal requirements.
- Plan well-balanced, nutritional and appetizing menus within a fixed budget.
- Train others in the preparation and serving of food in large quantities.
- Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Schedule, supervise and evaluate staff.
- Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
- Meet schedules and time lines.
- Operate a computer terminal as required.
- Plan and organize work.
- Maintain records and prepare reports.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Work independently with little direction.