FARESTART Kitchen Manager in Seattle, Washington

FareStart has an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to be our School Meals Kitchen Manager. An opening is available for an energetic and experienced manager to lead the School Meals team, to provide a sense of community, and an encouraging learning environment for our students while also providing outstanding and memorable experiences for our School Meals clients. In this position, the Manager is responsible for the daily operational management of a growing team, and therefore will need to have a strategic vision for growth while managing and developing his or her staff members. Additionally, the Kitchen Manager will oversee School Meals production and logistics, ensuring that meals are produced and delivered timely, efficiently, and safely. As a member of FareStart’s staff, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, and make a positive difference in our community. At FareStart, food is the tool that transforms lives. To Qualify, You Should Have: •Bachelor’s degree preferred; at least 7 years kitchen management experience, or equivalent combination required. •Experience and/or interest in training; experience training disadvantaged men and women, preferred. •Demonstrated coaching style reflecting compassion, wisdom, and integrity. •Experience developing/working within budgets and focusing on cost control. •Strong leadership skills, with a passion for staff development, ability to resolve conflict, and inspire teamwork and collaboration. •A commitment to excellence through teamwork, positive change, and communication. •Knowledge of Childcare Nutrition and CACFP guidelines a plus. •Demonstrated strong customer service and external relationship building skills. •Strong attention to detail and demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems, including resolving contract compliance issues. •Demonstrated organizational skills. We are: •A successful organization that trains homeless and disadvantaged individuals for jobs in the culinary industry, empowering them to transform their lives. •A progressive and healthy non-profit with an annual budget over $11m with business revenue funding almost 50%. More information can be found at: farestart.org . Compensation Package: •Competitive compensation and excellent benefits, in an encouraging and supportive work environment. •Full benefit package includes generous paid time off plan, medical, dental, and vision insurance; short and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) eligibility with company matching, and an ORCA pass. To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter online at: http://hirebridge.com/v3/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?cid=7136&jid=430389 To build a diverse workforce, FareStart encourages applications from minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. EOE All of our current openings are listed at farestart.org/careers .