Now you can indulge your passion for cooking as well as capitalizing on your management and leadership ability!

Taher, Inc. is a contract food service management company providing K-12

school lunch management, campus dining, senior dining, business dining and catering, summer camp dining, and vending and office coffee services to clients in 13 states. We serve over 34 million meals per year, and employ and/or supervise over 2,500 associates.

We are currently seeking a Chef-Manager for a very progressive college dining program. You will be responsible for culinary scratch cooking, catering, and food production. 60% of your time will be focused on cooking, while 40% will be focused on office work. 100% of that time is focused on taking care of our customers and delivering fresh food. Additionally, you will be responsible for Profit and Loss management.

As our Chef-Manager, you will hire, train and teach employees -new and existing- specific kitchen procedures and job functions. You will also manage all kitchen staff and their schedule to ensure complete coverage.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring kitchen opening and closing procedures, food preparation and cleaning schedules are followed
  • Ensuring that all meals are correctly prepared and are within acceptable time limits; verifying that all meals meet quality standards
  • Handling ordering, receiving, storing and inventory control of all perishable products following specific procedures; controlling waste and effectively managing cost and gross profit margins
  • Maintaining a clean, healthy, and safe kitchen environment; establishing monthly food and labor cost goals; conducting cost control analysis
  • Developing standardized recipes, menu revisions, and calculating recipe and menu costs

Our Chef-Manager will be in charge of a staff of 2 to 10 people and have 5 years of previous experience in a similar position. Come be a part of our team and enjoy the art and business of cooking! Apply today!

Additional requirements include:

  • Must have ServSafe certification
  • Must have qualified cooking experience
  • Must have food cost knowledge
  • Ability to function in a fast paced environment
  • Catering experience, a plus

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