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Working As A Food Service Specialist

  • Getting Information
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • $30,340

    Average Salary

What Does A Food Service Specialist Do At Core-Mark International, Inc.

* Represent Core
* Mark and its supplier partners with high energy, enthusiasm, and a professional demeanor.
* Learn and maintain knowledge of food service products and practices including current sales and marketing techniques and product trends in the industry.
* Use business metrics provided by Core
* Mark to formulate and execute an action plan which aligns with company growth objectives.
* Engage with strategic accounts to build a business rapport, recommend strategies for fresh foods and foodservice growth at the operator level, prepare product and conduct training demonstrations, and advise operators on marketing, pricing and profitability.
* Live food and beverage demonstrations include preparation will include baking, deep frying and other techniques using commercial kitchen equipment.
* Make customer recommendations of preparation methods, merchandising and display equipment when appropriate (i.e. soup warmers, roller grills, coffee brewing equipment, pastry displays, refrigerated merchandisers, etc.
* Understand how fresh and prepared-on-site food products are packaged and merchandised in a retail setting.
* General knowledge of commercial coffee brew and dispense systems operate as well as chilled beverage dispensers.
* Communicate new items, product information and competitive market information to generate dialogue and create demand among target customers.
* Present product and industry information to the Core Mark sales team, customer service team, and other key personnel through training sessions at semi-annual sales meetings, team meetings and on an individual basis.
* Coordinate with the General Sales Manager, Manager of Marketingand the Procurement team, the planning, set-up and presentations for trade shows and customer seminars as needed.
* Under guidance from the General Sales Manager, collaborate with supplier partners and the sales team to conduct market visits and identify new sales opportunities.
* Prepare food service sample kits (Bag & Tag) as required to support the sales team.
* Maintain positive professional relationships with supplier partners, customers and internal partners.
* Complete and submit all administrative paperwork, i.e., comment sheets, schedules, etc., on or before deadline.
* Understand Core Mark's product offering as relates to market demands.
* Provide input and make recommendations regarding product and program placement at the Core Mark.
* General knowledge of food safety standards including basic HACCP practice and cold-chain integrity, transporting of perishable foods, and maintain current Serv
* Safe certification.
* Other job related duties as they are assigned

What Does A Food Service Specialist Do At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

* Cleans kitchen equipment, utensils, and kitchen serving, dining and storage areas following departmental procedures.
* Properly stores food and follows food safety guidelines.
* Assembles ingredients and prepares food as assigned.
* Follows and applies chemical handling process and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) procedure.
* Maintains and properly operates kitchen equipment.
* Serves meals to staff and clients acting in accordance with proper portion controls and special diet requirements

What Does A Food Service Specialist Do At Blackstone Consulting

* The principal responsibility of the Food Service Worker/Mess Attendant is to ensure the proper cleaning and maintenance of the kitchen and dining facility in accordance with the contract requirements.
* Essential Functions
* Dining Hall
* Clean and sanitize all tables, counters, and window sills.
* This must be done immediately after dishes, trays etc... are removed from the tables.
* Ensure that all napkin dispensers, salt and pepper shakers, and condiments dispensers are full before and after each meal.
* All salt and pepper shakers must be run through the dishwasher every week.
* All spills must be cleaned up immediately.
* All chairs must be brushed off to remove crumbs and debris immediately after customer leaves.
* Straighten and push all chairs back into place at each table.
* After each meal period, all entranceways and exits must be dusted, and vacuumed.
* Also, glass doors and windows will be cleaned.
* All blinds and window ledges will be dusted weekly.
* Condiment stations and microwaves must be cleaned and checked before and after each meal to ensure cleanliness for our customers.
* All hallway and dining room pictures, trees, furniture must be cleaned and dusted twice a week

What Does A Food Service Specialist Do At Louisiana Department of State Civil Service

Serves as advanced level cook

What Does A Food Service Specialist Do At Blackstone Consulting

* Clean all table tops, and ensure that all counters and window sills are free from dust.
* Ensure that all dining facility floors are swept, and mopped on a daily basis.
* Bi-weekly floor waxing is also required.
* Ensure that all napkin dispensers, salt and pepper shakers, and condiments dispensers are full before and after each meal.
* Kitchen//:/
* Remove all dishes from the collection station and wash according to HACCP standards.
* Wash all pots and pans and utensils in accordance to the HACCP standards.
* Ensure that all kitchen floors are swept, and mopped on a daily basis.
* Bi-weekly floor waxing is also required.
* Clean other kitchen equipment on a daily basis, or as needed.
* Physical Requirements
* Lift and carry up to 50 lbs
* Work in a standing position within the dining facility and kitchen areas for 6 to 7 hours (excluding break and lunch periods)
* Some bending and stooping
* Additional Responsibilities
* Adhere to the company rules and regulations as set forth in the employee handbook.
* Nothing in this job description restricts management s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any

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  • Spanish

  • French

  • Korean

  • Chinese

  • Japanese

  • Russian

  • Filipino

  • Tagalog

  • Italian

  • German

  • Vietnamese

  • Mandarin

  • Albanian

  • Greek

  • Serbian

  • Comanche

  • Portuguese

  • Chamorro

  • Amharic

  • Hebrew

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Top Food Service Specialist Skills

  1. Kitchen Equipment
  2. Food Service Operations
  3. Proper Procedures
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Operated, maintained, and cleaned field kitchen equipment.
  • Prepare technical, personnel, and administrative reports concerning food service operations.
  • Monitored use of government food commodities to ensure that proper procedures are followed.
  • Established operating and work procedures, inspected dining, food preparation/storage areas, and dining facility personnel.
  • Followed food safety procedures according to military policies and health and sanitation regulations.

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