KITCHEN MANAGER

Beta Academy (learn more)

Houston, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4093879
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: January 23, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Primary Function

Lead the day-to-day school food service operations on the Flagship campus. Maintain high standards for safety, sanitation, and meal quality. Supervise campus-level CNP employees, assist in placing food/supply orders, account for meal service and a la carte sales and ensure adequate inventory is always available.

Reports to

The district's Child Nutrition Director




Terms of Employment

Full-time / 10 months / Hourly / 7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

 

CNP Kitchen Manager Responsibilities

Maintain child nutrition program compliance and program integrity.
Effectively execute all meal programs (grab n go, field trip meals, traditional breakfast/lunch, special diets, etc.) Ensure meal counts are accurate.
Performs general office and secretarial duties including but not limited to; preparing reports, maintaining physical and digital office files, and submitting work orders.
Communicate with the CNP Director any vended meal delivery discrepancies no later than 9 a.m. daily. Report any missing/damaged products verbally to the delivery driver immediately, document in writing and with pictures.
Plan and evaluate that sufficient quantities of each meal component is produced to meet daily need for meal services.
Maintain and monitor lunch count slip process. May be required to evaluate counts vs actual meals served and speak to homeroom teachers about discrepancies to ensure there is not continuous excess food waste or not enough meals prepared.
Maintain and monitor a la carte program. Receive and thoroughly inspect delivery of snacks and beverages. Report any missing/damaged products verbally to the delivery driver immediately and to the CNP Director before the end of the workday, document in writing and with pictures.
Assists with taking inventory of food at the end of each meal service; records leftovers in addition to maintaining accurate records of foods produced and served for food production records.
Completes food production records daily and ensures they match the point-of-sale reports.
Monitor inventory of all food and non-food service supplies, assist the Child Nutrition Director with placing orders.
Proficient in the front of the house and back of the house functionalities of the nutrition software system.
Operate point-of-sale; ensure reimbursable meals are served, monitor meal account balances, and maintain confidentiality of scholar’s eligibility status.
Manage the cash register, count money, and ensure security of funds.
Complete Child Nutrition Program end of day cash report, prepare and make bank deposits, and manage/collect scholar meal debt.
Conduct kitchen inspection checklists on a bi-weekly basis, implement corrective action plans when necessary.
Assist other Child Nutrition staff during down time.
Fill in for CNP staff when absent, potentially at other campuses as well.
Perform other related duties and responsibilities assigned by the CNP Director.

Certification and/or License Requirements

Must hold a Food Manager Certification or obtain one within 60 days of employment.

Education Requirement

Associates Degree or High School Diploma with two years of relevant work experience in the food service field and management experience preferred.

 Job Requirements/Regulations

Must be able to lift 25 lbs or 50 lb with assistance
Must complete 10 hours of USDA Professional Standard training, annually.
Work flexible hours (early mornings, longer/shorter shifts, nights). May be required to work beyond the 40-hour work week.
Expected to be able to work in a fast-paced environment all while providing excellent customer service, program compliance, and resolving conflicts under pressure.
Must have a valid driver’s license
No jewelry besides a wedding band or necklace that can be tucked into shirt
Nails must be kept short and unpolished
No wearing of strong perfumes/cologne
No cell phone use in front of scholars or when handling food

Leadership & Professionalism Responsibilities

Oversee all Child Nutrition campus level employees to ensure all job duties are completed daily and in an efficient manner.
Ensures kitchen, serving areas, and seating are all meeting high safety and sanitation standards while also being a welcoming environment.
Assist with the training of new child nutrition program employees.
Complete required training(s) on time.
Recognize problems, impediments and reports them promptly with options for solutions to the campus principal and/or Child Nutrition Director; promotes and assists with constructive resolutions.
Follow through on assignments, show independence by completing tasks from beginning to end.
Read, monitor, and implement all child nutrition policies and procedures. Includes but not limited to; HACCP/SOP’s, Scholar Special Dietary Needs, USDA’s Parent Complaint Form, Field Trip Order Forms, Meal Charge Policy, Cash Collection and Handling, Local School Wellness Policy, and Emergency Preparedness Plan.
Read and comply with the Procedures Manual, Employee Handbook, Scholar Handbook and Scholar Code of Conduct.
Promote and maintain a positive and effective school climate by ensuring that all interactions with staff, scholars, parents, and the public at large are prompt, efficient, helpful, and friendly.
Demonstrate professionalism at ALL times. Exercise wisdom by remaining calm, respectful, and non-defensive during parent meetings, disagreements, and personal attacks.
Utilize professional communication with strong grammar, syntax, usage and/or spelling skills during phone conversations, personal conversations, emails, and social media su
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Support Staff > Food Service
  • Employer Description

    Beta Academy is an A-rated charter school serving more than 1,200 students PK - 12th grade in Southeast Houston, Texas.

    The Beta vision is to provide elite education to all students.

    Our mission statement: To establish world-class schools through a culture of “joyful rigor” and develop scholars and leaders who can contribute on a community, national, and international level. Learn more about us...

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    Beta Academy is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Beta Academy
    • 9701 Almeda Genoa Rd
    • Houston, Texas 77075

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