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Food Service Director - Montgomery, TN at TKC Holdings, Inc.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Clarksville, Tennessee

Job Description:

  • Plan, direct and coordinate the activities associated with running a single site, stand-alone food service operation in a facility with only one kitchen

  • Supervise, train, and instruct team members in general food service practices

  • Coordinate the work flow and assign work to team members who in-turn instruct and train inmate trustees on work techniques and procedures in safe, sanitary, and efficient operations of food preparation and service

  • Directs team members to ensure job-related rules, policies, procedures, and security guidelines are enforced

  • Maintain product service quality standards by conducting ongoing evaluations and investigating complaints

  • Monitors kitchen for cleanliness, sanitation, safety and order

  • Maintain contract compliance and cost control

    Minimum Requirements

    • Ability to lead a team in a high volume food production environment

    • Ability to motivate and supervise team members to attain quality and quantity of food production in a correctional work environment

    • Contract-management service experience is preferred

    • Strong training skills, cost controls experience and the ability to effectively lead a kitchen management team is strongly desired

    • Strong oral and written communication skills

    • Ability to exercise good judgment and tact

    • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications is required

    • Ability to understand profit and loss statements is preferred

    • Must qualify for and maintain correctional facility security clearance


    • Bachelor's Degree preferred; High School diploma/GED plus equivalent experience required

    • ServSafe Certified

    • At least five (5) years' of food service experience, preferably in a correctional setting

    • Must have experience with purchasing, inventory, ordering, receiving and cost control

    • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications is required



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