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Production Manager/Culinary Services Assistant Manager - New York State Veterans Home at St Albans

Jamaica, NY

  • Food Service

  • Salaried

Job Description

Aramark SeniorLIFE+ is looking for a Manager of Culinary Service. The Manager of Culinary Services will assist Account Manager to plan food production according to ARAMARK’s procedures and supervise its execution up to ARAMARK standards. Control food cost and oversee the implementation of Safety procedures in the Food Service operations, so as to meet or exceed customer expectations with appropriate cost effectiveness.


COMPENSATION: The hourly rate or salary range for this position ranges from $50,000.00 to $60,000.00, depending on circumstances including an applicant’s skills and qualifications, certain degrees and certifications, prior job experience, market data, and other relevant factors. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission (if relevant). This is Aramark’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of compensation for this position as of the time of posting.

Job Responsibilities

1. Follow the implementation of the ARAMARK Food Services program in accordance with ARAMARK standardized procedures. To carry out the standardized ARAMARK work procedures and processes, food safety system and risk management system to ensure the smooth daily operation. 
2. Design menu, prepare order and work out the food production procedure in accordance client and account manager’s requirement.
3. Lead the whole food production in kitchen. Ensure standardized production flow and focal on food safety and quality issue. 
4. Make purchasing plan for food materials, inventory management, assist with account manager for cost control and waste reduction. 
5. Keep good understanding on the development and new trend in catering industry; Be proactive to promote new menus and dishes. 
6. Train and develop people and below following ARAMARK Job Skill Training(JST) and Job Skill Review(JSR) training programs for new hire and existing cooks.
7.Keep good internal communication and collaboration, problem-solving oriented to ensure smooth operations. 
8.Establish good communication with clients, meet or exceed clients/customers requirements. 
9.Manage cook staffing, team and talent building, evaluate and rate professional proficiency and advantaged cooking skill, performance appraisal of subordinates.


1.Education: Technical Secondary School and above. Major in Cooking. First Degree of Cook Certificate desired. 
2.Work Experience: Managerial experience of at least 5 years, work experience of at least 10 years as chief in five-star hotel or office building for group meal is preferred.
3.Vocational Qualifications: Master in Chinese and western cuisine as well as various cuisines; Be flexible and innovative; Create new menus and dishes.
4.Computer & Language: Proficient use of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) ; certain ability in English.
--Customer service oriented. Good communicate with customers. Strong spirit of teamwork.  
--Ability to work under pressure and deal with complicated problems. Be able to provide quick, effective, and creative solutions to problems. 
--Effective capability of implementation, leadership excellence.
--Integrity and high sense of responsibilities, work enthusiasm, professional dedication. Drive for excellence.



About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food and facilities in 15 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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