Manages the foodservice program according to policies and procedures, and federal/state requirements. Provides leadership, support, and guidance in order to ensure that food quality standards, inventory levels, food safety guidelines, and customer service expectations are met. Maintains records of income and expenditures, food, supplies, personnel, and equipment. Supervises and coordinates activities of custodial workers to insure that all upkeep of buildings is completed in an effective and efficient manner.
Supervises, coordinates and evaluates work of all foodservice employees in preparing and serving food, and cleaning facilities and utensils in a production kitchen.
Conducts planning and budgeting.
Manages a cost-effective program.
Forecasts and plans the purchase of food, supplies and equipment.
Oversees and/or participates in menu planning.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Specialized training in foodservice management and nutrition is desirable.
Required to complete an approved Sanitation and Safety course, such as ServSafe.
Skill in motivating and supervising foodservice personnel; General knowledge and understanding of nutrition; Ability to interpret a nutrient analysis spreadsheet of school meals; Knowledge of foodservice program requirements; Basic computer skills; Ability to maintain records and complete reports as required, including web-based reporting; Written and oral communication skills; Considerable knowledge of quantity food production and serving techniques, food safety/sanitation requirements and procedures; An understanding of foodservice program finances; Skill in using public relations techniques to promote the foodservice program to children and school personnel; Ability to interact positively with children, other school personnel and the public; Ability to operate and maintain all equipment used in the course of district custodial activities; Skill in planning, scheduling, assigning, supervising and auditing the work of Custodians; Knowledge in safe handling and appropriate use of all chemicals used in the course of custodial activities; Ability to listen sincerely, define issues clearly, and facilitate resolution quickly.