Position title
Food Service Manager

The job of Food Service Manager is done for the purpose/s of directing the cooking and preparation of food items; ordering and verifying quantities and specifications of orders; maintaining facilities in a sanitary condition; balancing and reporting daily receipts; and assisting assigned food service personnel in food preparation.


  • Cooks main dish entrees as identified in pre-planned menus for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional requirements and/or projected meal requirements
  • Directs other food service personnel for the purpose of guiding them in performing their functions in a safe and efficient manner
  • Estimates food preparation amounts and adjusts recipes, if required for the purpose of meeting projected meal requirements and minimizing waste
  • Inspects food items and/or supplies for the purpose of verifying quantity, quality and specifications of orders and/or complying with mandated health requirements
  • Inventories food, condiments and supplies monthly for the purpose of ensuring availability of items
  • Monitors cafeteria workers and kitchen areas for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary working environment
  • Orders food and food supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of required items
  • Performs personnel functions for the purpose of ensuring department objectives are achieved
  • Prepares a variety of reports for documenting the sales and activities within the site cafeteria
  • Promotes food service operations and special events for the purpose of expanding services and developing nutrition habits in students
  • Reports equipment malfunctions for the purpose of maintaining equipment in safe working order
  • Responds to inquiries of students, staff and the general public for the purpose of providing information and/or direction regarding the type and/or cost of meals
  • Tests prepared food for flavor, appearance and temperature for the purpose of ensuring acceptance of items by students, staff, etc.

Responsibilities: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a school site and department, large work unit and/or across several small work units; monitoring budget expenditures.

Experience:  job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.

Education:  high school diploma or equivalent.

Certificates and Licenses:  Food Handler’s Certificates/ServSafe Certification


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Employment Type
School Food Service
Job Location
Glendale, Arizona
Base Salary
$ Salary Grade 20
Date posted
May 14, 2019
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Position: Food Service Manager

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