Food Service & Development Manager @ RL Vallee

Description

Summary

This position will be responsible for developing and managing food service operations within our organization.  This position will be responsible for providing direction and oversight of Amato’s, M Café (specialty beverage program) and My Fresh Café and will be responsible for establishing and monitoring food safety systems for all locations and all brands. 

Particular focus for this position will be the exciting process of developing our new brand, My Fresh Cafe.  This is a great opportunity for creativity to shine in menu development and marketing planning/execution. 

Although company based in St. Albans/Colchester area, home base of candidate is flexible. 

Primary responsibilities

  • Development
    • Create menus and plan for implementation of items therein
    • Set prices for each product on menu.
    • Work with architect and General Manager to develop and implement efficient attractive prep./kitchen and retail food spaces.
    • Work with IT department to develop/maintain touch screen order systems
  • Food safety & compliance
    • Ensure that proper information is available and posted as needed regarding nutritional content
    • Ensure program follows proper sanitation procedures.
    • Ensure safety standards are maintained while food is being cooked.
    • Conduct regular inspections of internal operations
    • Develop and implement support and compliance visitations by District Managers
    • Develop and implement monthly and quarterly operation and food safety audit process
  • Operations
    • Provide oversight along with District Managers and Managers in day-today operations at QSRs and other retail locations that serve and prepare food and beverages.
    • Purchase and maintain equipment, including refrigerators, stoves, and microwaves.
    • Maintain required records including food production, inventory, income/expense, meal counts, etc.
    • Interact regularly and guide food service employees, managers, and other employees.
    • Respond to customer preferences and complaints.
    • Ensure dining experience is satisfactory.
    • Develop training systems for employees
    • Develop food service standards and manuals
    • Train, train, train.
  • Marketing and Growth
    • Plan and budget for future meals.
    • Develop and implement concrete marketing plans to build sales and profits
    • Develop consistent signage program for use at retail sites.
    • Work with IT department to capitalize on internet marketing opportunities.
  • Profitability
    • Institute policies and procedures to monitor and reactive expeditiously to waste
    • Negotiate supply agreements with certain vendors and suppliers.
    • Evaluate margins monthly and bi-monthly in problem locations

Skills required

  • Background in Restaurant and/or C-Store management.
    • Restaurant, QSR management helpful
    • Multi-unit experience
  • Understanding of what it take to run a profitable food service offer
  • Great communication and leadership ability
  • Organized work processes.
  • Computer skills
    • Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint proficiency
    • Ability to work inside databases
    • Photo/graphic editing ability
    • Understand and can work through basic networking (hardware & software) troubleshooting
  • Additional information

    • Use of company vehicle
    • 401(k) plan available
    • Vacation/Personal time provided
    • 7 paid holidays per year
    • Health and dental insurance available 

     

Locations

This job is open at the following locations:

NH+ View Locations

Lebanon - Amato's- 260 MECHANIC ST 260 Mechanic Street- LEBANON, NH, 03766
Lebanon - Maplefields- 260 MECHANIC ST 260 Mechanic Street- LEBANON, NH, 03766

NY+ View Locations

Maplefields At Plattsburgh- 456 Route 3- Champlain, NY, 12919,
Champlain - Maplefields- 985 STATE ROUTE 11 3 Spiegle Drive- CHAMPLAIN, NY, 12919
Maplefields At Dannamora- 936 Route 374- Dannamora, NY, 12929,
Maplefields At Keeseville- 271 Rt. 9n- Keeseville, NY, 12944, AF
Maplefields At Malone- 593 East Main Street- Malone, NY, 12953,
Maplefields At Peru- 654 Bear Swamp Road- Peru, NY, 12972,
Maplefields At Military Turnpike- 1785 Military Turnpike- Plattsburgh, NY, 12901,
Maplefields Raybrook Sunoco- 1108 Rt. 86- Raybrook, NY, 12977
Maplefields At Redford- 4340 State Route 3- Redford, NY, 12978,
Amato's Ticonderoga- 1162 Nys 9n- Ticonderoga, NY, 12883, AF
Maplefields At Ticonderoga- 1162 Nys 9n- Ticonderoga, NY, 12883,

VT+ View Locations

Maplefields At Bristol- 42 West Street- Bristol, VT, 5443,
BRISTOL, VT - WEST ST- 42 West St 42 West Street- Bristol, VT, 05443
Maplefields At Colchester- 414 ROOSEVELT HWY 414 Roosevelt Highway- COLCHESTER, VT, 05446
Maplefields At Chimney Corners- 77 Us Route 7- Colchester, VT, 5446,
Amato's Colchester- 414 ROOSEVELT HWY 414 Roosevelt Highway- COLCHESTER, VT, 05446
Maplefields At Enosburg- 518 Pearl Street, Rte 105- Enosburg, VT, 5450,
Subway Enosburg- 518 Pearl Street, Rt. 105- Enosburg, VT, 5450,
Amato's Essex- 72 Upper Main Street- Essex Jct., VT, 5452, AF
Maplefields at Essex- 72 Upper Main Street- Essex Junction, VT, 5452,
Fair Haven Travel Center- 699 Route 22a North- Fair Haven, VT, 5743,
Amato's Georgia- 1207 ETHAN ALLEN HWY 1207 Ethan Allen Highway- FAIRFAX, VT, 05454
Maplefields At Georgia- 1207 Ethan Allen Highway- Georgia, VT, 5454,
Highgate Village Market- 3108 Vt Route 78- Highgate, VT, 5459,
Subway Madonna- 4828 Rt 15 & 108- Jeffersonville, VT, 5464,
Maplefields At Madonna- 4828 Rte 15 & 108- Jeffersonville, VT, 5464,
Maplefields At Johnson- 143 Lower Main Street- Johnson, VT, 5656,
Maplefields At Manchester- 5023 Main Street- Manchester Center, VT, 5255,
MANCHESTR CTR, VT - MAIN ST- 5023 Main St 5023 Main Street- Manchestr Ctr, VT, 05255
Maplefields At Middlebury- 60 N. Pleasant Street- Middlebury, VT, 5753,
Amato's Middlebury- 60 N PLEASANT ST 60 N Pleasant Street- MIDDLEBURY, VT, 05753
Amato's Morrisville- 33 Vt Rt 15 West- Morrisville, VT, 5661, AF
Maplefields At Morrisville- 33 Vt Rte 15 West- Morrisville, VT, 5661,
Stowe Road Market- 621 Laporte- Morrisville, VT, 5661,
Maplefields At New Haven- 1908 Ethan Allen Highway- New Haven, VT, 5472,
Amato's Newport- 273 Main St 273 Main Street- Newport, VT, 05855
Maplefields At Newport- 273 Main Street- Newport, VT, 5855,
Maplefields At Pittsford- 2781 Us Rt. 7- Pittsford, VT, 5763,
Tim's Convenience Center- 8132 Us Route 2- Planfield, VT, 5667, AF
Amato's University- 811 WILLISTON RD 811 Williston Road- S BURLINGTON, VT, 05403
SAINT ALBANS, VT - S MAIN ST- 282 S Main St Po Box 192- Saint Albans, VT, 05478
Office- 282 S MAIN ST PO Box 192- SAINT ALBANS, VT, 05478
Amato's St. Albans- 555 FAIRFAX RD 555 Fairfax Road- SAINT ALBANS, VT, 05478
SAINT ALBANS, VT - PO BOX 192- Po Box 192 Po Box 192- Saint Albans, VT, 05478
Shoreham Service Center- 2949 Route 22a- Shoreham, VT, 5770,
Maplefields At The University- 811 Williston Road- South Burlington, VT, 5403,
Maplefields At the Airport- 1801 Williston Road- South Burlington, VT, 5403,
Transport- 282 South Main Street- St. Albans, VT, 05478,
Maplefields At St. Albans- 555 Fairfax Road- St. Albans, VT, 5478,
Switchyard Mobil- 138 Lake Street- St. Albans, VT, 5478,
Subway Maplefields North- 366 Swanton Road- St. Albans, VT, 5478,
Maintenance- 282 South Main Street- St. Albans, VT, 05478,
Maplefields North- 366 Swanton Road- St. Albans, VT, 5478,
Maple- 282 South Main Street- St. Albans, VT, 05478,
Maplefields At St. Johnsbury- 85 Us Route 2- St. Johnsbury, VT, 5819,
Amato's Stowe- 14 S MAIN ST 14 South Main Street- STOWE, VT, 05672
Maplefields At Stowe- 14 South Main Street- Stowe, VT, 5672,
STOWE, VT - S MAIN ST- 14 S Main St 14- Stowe, VT, 05672
Maplefields At Swanton- 165 First Street- Swanton, VT, 5488,
Subway Swanton- 165 First Street- Swanton, VT, 5488,
Chuck's Mobil- 298 E ALLEN ST 298 East Allen Street- WINOOSKI, VT, 05404
Maplefields At Woodstock- Route 4, 66 Pleasant Street- Woodstock, VT, 5091,
Amato's Woodstock- Route 4, 66 Pleasant Street- Woodstock, VT, 5091, AF