Job Description



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Growth. Opportunity. Excellence.

Canteen brings break time to everyone. We combine food, service, and experience backed by industry-leading technology to help companies create a better workplace and connect their employees. Canteen’s solutions include markets, office coffee and snacks, unattended retail, and culinary.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. Their dedication, collaboration, and passion fuel our growth. Interested in joining our team? You bring the enthusiasm, customer service, and commitment; we’ll supply the opportunity and innovation. Together, we’ll continue to transform our industry.

Come grow with us. We are Canteen.

Job Summary

As a Production Manager, you will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the activities of production employees in order to prepare and deliver finished food products to the serving areas in an efficient, timely and proper manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Possesses knowledge and understanding of meal requirements
  • Ensures proper portioning of foods
  • Orders and receives food and nonfood items
  • Verifies all items in their proper quantity are prepared for tray line
  • Monitors staff completion of daily records
  • Verifies and submits payroll
  • Manages, trains, and develops staff
  • Collaborates with Lead cook, and FSD
  • Completes weekly inventory
  • Monitors and investigates any overages or shortages
  • Writes daily and weekly production schedule using the master cycle menu
  • Ensures all tasks on daily production schedule are completed by staff
  • Assures standardized recipes are followed
  • Works with FSD on accounting and budget processes
  • Participates in food quality meetings
  • Verifies food safety records are completed
  • Monitors labeling of all items with proper information
  • Practices and enforces all federal, state, and local regulations
  • Schedules Maintenance on all equipment
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures
  • Provides GREAT customer service to our clients

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Food Services Technology/Management or related field; or A.A. Degree plus four years of directly related experience preferred
  • Minimum of two to four years of retirement or adult home/care experience preferred, depending upon formal degree or training
  • Four plus years of direct foodservice operational management experience in a restaurant, hotel, country club and/or experience producing meals for outside groups
  • Inventory and purchasing knowledge and control
  • Excellent knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation a plus
  • Excellent customer services skills and experiences
  • Experience with P&L accountability highly desirable
  • Contract-managed service experience is desirable
  • High volume food production background highly desirable
  • ServSafe® certified

Apply to Canteen today!

Canteen is a member of Compass Group USA

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Canteen maintains a drug-free workplace.

Associates a Canteen are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1282842

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