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General Manager - Harris County, TX

CompanyC Burns ConsultingDate Posted04/01/2015
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DescriptionOne of the nation's leading Correctional Foodservice Companies is looking for a nationally licensed dietitian to work with a team of dietitians.
ResponsibilitiesWould work with a team of dietitians with account responsibilities to maintain standards and specifications.
RequirementsMust have 3-5 years industry experience at a minimum. Good and solid comprehension of the balance of nutrition and costs. Complete understanding of both medical and religious dietary needs. Team player and leadership skills will be required of the successful candidate.
Application Deadline05/15/2015

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Food Service Director
CompanyValley Services Inc.Date Posted03/31/2015
Contact InfoPlease complete an application for this position on Valley's Corporate Website
DescriptionThe Foodservice Director is responsible for the directing of the unit to ensure that Valley's vision, goals and objectives are met based on client and contractual obligations. The Foodservice Director ensures that quality nutritional food is provided to all customers and that professional standards are met and maintained in the unit.

Environment is a production cafeteria located in a correctional facility. Spends most of the workday indoors; however, sudden and extreme changes in temperature may occur. Interacts with employees and inmates on a daily basis. Works flexible hours as needed.

The Foodservice Director reports directly to the applicable District Manager of Correction Services and has direct supervision of all unit employees, including inmate labor, if applicable.
  • Oversees the procurement, production, and serving or delivery of food
  • Meets targeted profit objective (CFO's) by controlling food, supply and labor costs
  • Oversees and maintains the personnel and documentation of all unit employees
  • Analyzes budget and other financial data and ensures all required weekly financial reports are completed and submitted by established deadlines
  • Oversees the training of the employees to maintain quality standards during the production and delivery of food
Must have at least two (2) years of experience in foodservice management. Previous experience in a correctional facility preferred. Must have experience and knowledge of basic food service sanitation and safe food handling procedures. Computer experience in Microsoft Office, Internet, and Intranet systems required. Experience with Security Procedures in a Correctional Facility environment preferred. Must have previous supervisory experience in a food service management environment. College degree in food service management, nutrition science, business or related field preferred. ServSafe Certification required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in order to communicate to all educational levels including team members, employees, customers, clients, and inmates
  • Must have the ability to make decisions based on events that occur within the unit
  • Must be able to understand written and verbal instructions and complete paperwork and tasks according to set procedures
  • Must be self-motivated, open to new ideas, concepts, and company policies with the ability to adapt quickly to meet the goals and objectives of the unit
  • Must be able to perform all types of mathematical functions and convert recipes and quantify amounts to actual count requirements
  • Must have the ability to operate basic office equipment (i.e., computer, telephone, 10 key calculator, copier, fax machine)
  • Must make judgements concerning the interpretation of policies and procedures that will affect the unit and employees employees
Application Deadline05/01/2015

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General Manager - Harris County, TX
CompanyA'viandsDate Posted03/18/2015
Contact InfoPlease complete an online application through talentReef using the following link:
DescriptionA'viands, a progressive food and services company is seeking a dependable General Manager to oversee assigned facilities, providing support in operations, finances, human resources and client relationships, to the facility Food Service Director(s) and Supervisor(s) for a potential corrections business in Harris County, TX.

Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to remain standing for most of working hours.
  • Must be able to lift at least 35 pounds.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and days.
  • May be exposed to hot, humid work areas.
  • May be exposed to sharp instruments and power driven equipment.
  • May be exposed to caustic chemicals.

About A'viands:

A'viands is based in Roseville, Minnesota and provides services to senior living facilities, nursing homes, correctional facilities, colleges and universities, school districts and business dining facilities in the East, Midwest & Southwest. We offer competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement and a generous 401K. If you have the passion to grow with a dynamic organization we encourage you to apply now!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Women/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Employer
  • Actively support and apply all company and facility policies and procedures to ensure the highest quality of service is being provided to our customers at the lowest possible cost.
  • Work with A'viands and/or onsite dietitians to ensure that all federal and state requirements are being achieved, as applicable.
  • Along with District Manager, cultivate and maintain business partnerships with clients by developing a broad knowledge and understanding of clients' and their customers' needs and expectations.
  • Work with District Manager to plan and develop operational budgets and demonstrate an understanding of A'viands/Summit's financial objectives for each unit. Financial responsibilities include:
    • Review financial results weekly and monthly and recommend necessary adjustments to improve operational performance.
    • Execute a weekly financial plan to include sales, menu and production records, food purchases, inventory, and labor productivity to assist each unit in achieving its budget targets.
    • Support Food Service Director(s) and Supervisor(s) for each facility in P&L process and review month-end results for each facility.
    • Ensure all established Accounting practices and timelines are consistently adhered to.
  • Conduct audits and evaluate facility's performance in the areas of food production, menu and recipe standards, sanitation, uniforms, purchasing, cash systems, inventories, safety, payroll, human resources compliance and record keeping as needed.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of operational, accounting and human resources policies and procedures (i.e. new hire process, payroll, etc.).
  • Ensure all human resources and safety practices and policies are in tact and adhered to.
  • Hold Food Service Director(s) and Supervisor(s) and employees accountable for behavior and performance, following Corrective Action guidelines when necessary.
  • Support Food Service Director(s) and Supervisor(s) in conducting training and development needs assessment of employees and assist in arranging appropriate training sessions/tools.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of A'viands/Summit's Vision, Mission, Core Values and goals.
  • High School diploma required.
  • Bachelor's degree in culinary arts or related field preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years experience coordinating food service operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and guide teams.
  • Strong initiative.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Skilled in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Ability to travel frequently.
Application Deadline04/30/2015

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