SAGE Dining Services is seeking awesome leadership talent to join our team as Food Service Director in a private boarding school in East Haddem, CT. This is a hands on culinary leadership role. You will have an Executive Chef on the salaried team as well as an hourly team to manage. You and the Executive Chef will split the management of the venue this includes weekends and evenings.
We are seeking a true culinary manager to design and produce menus, manage ordering and inventory and our kitchen team. Our best managers are as skilled in front of the house presentation and showmanship as they are in the kitchen and have, above all, outstanding customer service skills.
What you will do:
Produce high quality scratch batch cooking
Manage and train the kitchen staff
Demonstrate exemplary customer service skills
Implement and maintain HACCP standards
Develop 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 3 years of prior food service management
Strong administrative abilities
Awesome team development skills
High energy and stamina
Knowledge of current food trends
Community/ service minded
Strong work ethic and integrity
Culinary degree preferred but not required
At SAGE, we don't just serve food: we create exceptional dining experiences that delight the senses, inspire minds, and foster community. Our accomplished Chefs design menus for each venue and prepare meals from scratch, using seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. We want our guests to understand where their food was grown and how each dish was prepared.
Everyone grows with SAGE. We encourage our Team Members to learn new skills and take on more responsibility. We enthusiastically promote from within.
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Pre-employment background checks and drug screens required.
Credit check and/or driving check required for some opportunities.
An Equal Opportunity Employer