Assistant Director of Food Service Operations

Preferred Hospitality Inc
8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA
Full-time, Part-time

Job Description

About Us:

Since its 1989 inception, Preferred Hospitality, Inc. (Management Company for Provider Contract Food Service and Market Broiler Restaurants) has had the advantage of living, learning, and leading in the competitive food service arena. Specializing in providing exciting concepts, systems, food offerings and efficient, well-trained staff Preferred Hospitality addresses any challenges facing an organization with on-site food service capabilities.

We recruit, train, and develop candidates who enjoy people, will provide excellent service, and take genuine pride in their work. We aim to be the employer of choice where employees know they are always treated fairly with genuine concern.

We are currently seeking an experienced and energetic Assistant Director of Food Service Operations who can successfully help to lead a dynamic staff in the University Food Service environment.


-Displays high levels of managerial thinking and leadership, as well as proficient computer skills utilizing both Microsoft Office programs and internet capabilities
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills
-Positive attitude, energetic, high creativity skills and attention to detail
-Ability to communicate the direction and vision of Provider
-Able to adjust work schedule as needed for operations
-Self-starter with the ability to prioritize and organize work in order to meet deadlines
-Strong analytical, numerical, and reasoning abilities; excellent problem solving skills


-Daily labor control: monitors daily actual hours vs budget schedules hours
-Review Scheduling Process; scheduling, posting Nova Time, shift coverage
-Payroll: verifies hours daily with HR and locations managers, confirms hours with payroll variation report before payroll is processed, verifies OT hours are accurate
-Financial Reports: meets with Assistant Director reviews high & low points by location, meets with location managers to review
-Inspections: organizes, distributes, reviews and may conduct all locations inspections.
-Manager Meetings: Conducts one on one meetings weekly with location managers
-Manager Schedules: scheduling of managers, posting Nova Time, assist with shift coverage.
-Verify data of bookkeeper; accounts payable/receivable, weekly billings, reconciliations
-Monitors checks & balances; safe counts, gift cards. Alerts Directors of any abnormalities
-One on One director meetings: weekly review of all manager one on one meetings with assistant director
-Manage, Direct Collaborate; may include one or more others in performing same tasks
-Catering: Oversee off site and on site catering events, special on campus events, ensures management oversite or presents at every event
-Tracks Special Events; Oversee ADC monotony breakers, décor, design, set up, tear down

General Job Duties

-Estimated work percentages, 40% field, 40% administrative, 20% other tasked
-Assists with day-to-day management of food service operations for single Provider account
-Works to train and supervise management level employees
-Support location managers in troubleshooting day to day operations
-Review schedules, labor needs and maintain cost control
-Provides coaching, leadership and training for a diverse work force; including new manager orientation and scheduling of management coverages
-Maintains maximum productivity, safety and sanitation standards for the organization
-Oversees locations' ability to meet labor regulations and health and safety standards
-Maintain adherence to Provider mission and vision and ensure operations continually follow the set guidelines put forth by the company vision and brand compliance
-Ability to work at a fast pace


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

We offer immediate accrual PTO, Health and Welfare Benefits and a monthly meal allowance!

We are an E-Verify Employer.
Posting ID: 72422250Posted: 2019-10-11