Prepared Foods Manager/Executive Chef

Position Type: Management Team
Apply By: November 15, 2019
Posted: October 9, 2019 - 12:05 pm EDT
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Ashland Food Cooperative
Organization Location: Ashland
Organization Website: Ashland Food Cooperative
Contact Name: Sharon Van Duker
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 5415525440

Prepared Foods Manager/Executive Chef
Ashland Food Cooperative

Are you ready to get off the hospitality burnout track? Would you like to spend most evenings,
weekends and holidays with your family? 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

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 overseeing 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 the 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 apply online at and attach your
resume and cover letter.