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  • Food Service Director - Grant County Jail -

    Job Locations US-WI-Lancaster
    Job ID
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Typical Schedule
    M-F, 8 a to 5p - will cover low staffing as needed
    Food Service
  • Overview

    Summit Foods is hiring for a Food Service Director opportunity for

    the Grant County Jail in Lancaster, WI



    Food Service Director - Corrections



    Plans, directs, organizes, and coordinates the activities of the Food Service Department to provide outstanding dining options to our contracted client, establishes policies and procedures to provide administrative direction for menu formation, food preparation, distribution and service, budgeting, purchasing, sanitation standards, safety practices, staffing, and staff development. Assures compliance with standards of practice and regulatory requirements.


    • Supervises food storage, production and service programs.
    • Maintains inventory system for food and supplies.
    • Ensures food preparation for optimal nutrition and economic handling of food as well as efficient usage of time.
    • Plans menus, purchases food and supplies, and assigns duties for special meals or special occasions.
    • Checks food for flavor, temperature, and appearance on a regular basis.
    • Confers with District Manager or other departments regarding the technical and administrative aspects of dining service. Coordinates food service activities with other disciplines.
    • Maintains ongoing communication with Dietitian/Clinical Support staff to keep informed of customer nutritional concerns.
    • Interviews applicants for employment; evaluates employees on a regular basis according to prescribed guidelines; terminates employees according to standard procedures as required.
    • Provides orientation and job specific training to employees.
    • Plans, conducts, and oversees continuous employee training, competencies and reviews.
    • Prepares work schedules, vacation schedules, etc. Maintains records of tardiness and absenteeism.
    • Maintains facility specific staffing patterns to include: appropriate levels, replacement procedures, and assignments appropriate to qualifications.
    • Attends department head, safety, infection control, quality assurance, and other facility or corporate meetings as directed.
    • Makes frequent inspections of all work, storage, and servicing areas to determine that regulations and directions governing Foodservice activities are followed including compliance with safety and sanitation.
    • Plans and/or conducts and retains records of monthly staff meetings, employee training and/or in services.
    • Keeps administration and District Manger informed of department activities, needs, and problems.
    • Reviews department performance and institutes changes in techniques or procedures to improve services, simplify work flow, assure compliance with regulatory requirements, and promote more efficient operation of the food service Department.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Minimum 2 years experience coordinating food service operations.
    • Demonstrated ability to teach others is required.
    • Demonstrated ability to relate well to individuals and groups with widely
    • Varying backgrounds, perspectives, education, and skills is required.
    • Excellent work record, superior communication, cooperation, and organizational skills required.
    • Demonstrated experience in supervising large staff required.


    Apply and Email resume to Shannon.Moore@elior-na.com


    Elior North America enhances people’s lives through culinary innovation and a commitment to providing exemplary service.  Our family of companies, with more than 15,000 employees, provides food services and catering to over 1,300 client accounts in five industry segments across the continental United States. Elior North America is among the top contract culinary management companies in the nation.


    We focus on three ingredients for success to differentiate Elior from our competitors and position our company as a disruptor in the markets we serve. To support our ingredients for success and drive our mission and values, we need talented team members throughout our family of companies. We are looking for individuals whose skills and experience align with our talent criteria to be a part of something great. Elior North America team members are working to tell our story to the industry and give organizations looking for a culinary management program, “A taste for something different.” Do you have what it takes to be a part of the company that is, “Small enough to care…and…Big enough to make a difference”?


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