Are you ready to get off the hospitality burnout track? Would you like to spend most evenings, weekends and holidays with your family in beautiful Southern Oregon? You can do all of this while maintaining your passion and commitment to delivering excellent food and service, and providing heartfelt leadership in a mission driven enterprise. We have a rare opportunity for you to join one of the most dynamic organizations of its kind in the nation. We are seeking an experienced Prepared Foods Manager with proven leadership skills for our multimillion dollar a year Prepared Food and Bakery operations. Our Prepared Foods Manager is also a key member of our Management Team, which is responsible for executing the organizational strategy, as well as developing our policies and operational procedures.
Our Prepared Food and Bakery team of 50+ members produces and serves foods made with the highest quality ingredients, with a focus on local and organic, and meeting a diverse set of dining preferences including Meat, Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat Free and Raw.
Here are some of the great things we have to offer: -Competitive Salary -Bonus Plan -Annual Profit Sharing -Quality of Life Scheduling -Medical, Rx, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance -Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care -Generous Paid Vacation -Paid Sick Time -Excellent 401k plan with guaranteed company match -Great team-oriented work atmosphere -Employee Discount
Candidate Requirements include: -5 plus years of experience as an Executive Chef, Operations Manager or equivalent in a high volume and/or multi unit setting -Excellent verbal and written communication skills -Proven ability to lead and develop team members to maintain high quality standards for food and beverage service -Experience supervising and coaching multiple department managers -Proven ability to facilitate effective meetings and motivate teams to produce results with tight timeframes while simultaneously managing several projects -Interviews, trains, supervises, coaches, schedules and evaluates staff -Proven record of delivering exceptional guest services -Plans and directs the administration and planning functions of the Prepared Foods and Bakery department to meet ongoing needs of the operation -Implements effective controls of food, beverage and labor costs -Ensures compliance with health, safety and sanitation standards -Strong organizational and time management skills
If you're a high-energy team player with at least 5 years of food and beverage management experience in a high volume and/or multi-unit food production and service environment we want to hear from you! Please reply with resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Ashland Food Cooperative
From our humble beginnings in 1971 as a food-buying club to our current status as Southern Oregon’s first and only Certified Organic Retailer, over 13,000 members strong, the Ashland Food Co-op has been connecting our community to healthy, local food for decades. With passion, purpose, and a whole lot of love, we’re more than just a grocery store. We’re at the center of a movement. In fact, we’re on a mission to change the world.
Our cooperative business model is at the core of all we do. Quite simply, we place people, principles, and the planet before profit—always. Our exceptionally high standards give customers confidence, knowing that we prioritize our relationships with local farmers and food producers first and fill our store with healthy products you can trust.