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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

  • $28,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Food Service Specialist Do At Speedway LLC

* Executing the Food Service program, including preparing and presenting our wonderful food offerings to hungry customers on the go! Greeting customers in a friendly manner and suggestive selling and sampling items to help increase sales.
* Keeping our Store food area looking terrific and ready for our valued customers by managing product inventory, stocking, cleaning, etc.
* We re looking for associates who enjoy interacting with people and working in a fast-paced environment! Benefits Customer Service Bonus Potential of up to 6% of Pay Retirement Savings Plan Up to $3,200 Tuition Reimbursement Health, Dental and Life Insurance And many more benefits! PLEASE COMPLETE AN APPLICATION BY VISITING ANY AREA SPEEDWAY STORE OR GOING TO Speedway LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
* Job Requirements Excellent customer service skills, communication skills, and a happy, smiling attitude are essential.
* Must be available to work required shifts including weekends, evenings and holidays.
* Must be able to perform repeated bending, standing and reaching.
* Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
* Associated topics: cleaner, dish, dish washer, dishwasher, duties, kitchen utility, maintaining, service assistant, stock

What Does A Food Service Specialist Do At Whole Foods Market

* Give every customer immediate and undivided attention.
* Surprise and delight the customers with consistent, delicious food.
* Order all Prepared Foods products, maintaining adequate back stock levels.
* Communicate with Kitchen Manager/Chef and Team Leader concerning all order needs and problems concerning ordering.
* Process invoices and returns.
* Complete spoilage, sampling, temperature, and sweep worksheets as required.
* Request and ensure proper signage.
* Assist in training of new Team Members, utilizing all learning checklists and training materials.
* Keep Prepared Foods department clean, sweep floors and maintain sweep logs.
* Help to achieve and exceed margin and sales targets.
* Control spoilage/shrink; achieve turn goals; participate in monthly inventory.
* Perform all duties and responsibilities of Prepared Foods Team Members.
* Perform inventory and maintain inventory sheets on a monthly basis.
* Control spoilage in the department by ensuring proper storage of items and product rotation.
* Receive monthly menus and adjust buying accordingly to new dishes.
* Work with Team Leader in costing out each recipe.
* Receive and check for accuracy and quality on all in coming products.
* Complete understanding of margins, turns, and inventory.
* Maintains weekly/monthly purchasing budget.
* Perform inventory and maintain inventory sheets on a monthly basis.
* Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.
* Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.
* This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job.
* It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
* Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership

What Does A Food Service Specialist Do At Ministry Health Care

* 1. Prepares accurate amounts of cafeteria and Room Service menu items according to standardized recipes and is capable of making appropriate substitutions as needed.
* Ensures meal trays and cafeteria items are eye appealing and good tasting.
* Operates dish machine and unloads dishware in accordance with department standards.
* Cleans dishes in Three-compartment sink according to standards.
* Puts away clean dishes in proper places.
* Insures that leftovers and room service menu items are marked, dated and used in a timely manner.
* Assembles meal trays for patients and guests, according to physician order and individual food preferences, with minimal error and in a timely manner.
* Understands modified diet restrictions and able to relay information to patient and/or guest.
* Is polite and courteous when answering phone and clarifies orders.
* Restocks food and paper items appropriately and promptly.
* Is able to operate the cash register and interacts in a professional manner with employees and the public.
* Temperatures are correctly taken and recorded for food items and refrigeration units.
* Inappropriate temperatures are reported to supervisor or maintenance.
* Consistently utilizes equipment safely and follows safety department standards.
* Promptly informs supervisor of malfunctions.
* Maintains work areas in a clean and organized fashion.
* Consistently follows department sanitation procedures.
* Performs duties on daily and monthly cleaning schedule in a timely manner.
* Stocks shelves and rotate food and supplies using FIFO method.
* Informs supervisor of poor quality, incorrect or excessive supplies.
* Strives for good rapport with staff & patients while efficiently delivering and picking up meal trays.
* Willingly assists employees, when necessary, and responds to questions and/or concerns in a positive manner.
* Performance reflects knowledge, understanding and application of the Conflict Resolution Process resulting in positive outcomes

What Does A Food Service Specialist Do At Sc Department of Public Safety

* TRAINS (CONTINUOUS TRAINING PROGRAM) AND INSTRUCTS ALL EMPLOYEES IN
* ALL PHASES OF THEIR DUTIES, TO INCLUDE TRAINING IN SANITATION.
* SUPERVISES ALL FOOD SERVICE PERSONNEL IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR
* DAILY DUTIES.
* ACTS AS CORRECTIONAL OFFICER BY MAINTAINING INTERNAL
* SECURITY IN THE CAFETERIA. RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DISCIPLINE OF INMATE
* WORKERS.
* MAINTAINS SECURITY OF ALL CAFETERIA EQUIPMENT. ACTS AS
* CORRECTIONAL OFFICER BY PERFORMING SHAKEDOWNS,ETC.
* MUST BE CERTIFIED
* AS HAZARD ANALYSIS & CRITICAL CONTROL POINT(HACCP)AND/OR SERVESAFE
* MANAGER,OR MUST ATTAIN CERTIFICATION WITHIN 1 YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT.
* COMMENTS

What Does A Food Service Specialist Do At Washington State University

* The successful candidate will:
* Teach the successful Cider School programs throughout the year.
* Teach courses and laboratory sections for the Ag & Food System Degree Program offered through the Everett campus.
* Advise local students in the Organic and Ag & Food Security Majors.
* Teach courses in food production and processing in SFS using hybrid models and by distance.
* Collaborate with university colleagues, state and federal agencies, the Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) and other organizations to successfully build a program that integrates teaching and outreach activities to meet the needs of the regional food industry.
* Provide technical support for the cider and specialty foods industries in Western Washington.
* Provide statewide leadership for extension efforts and outreach publications in the area of food processing and food entrepreneurship.
* Provide relevant professional development opportunities to county based faculty and staff

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Food Service Specialist Career Paths

Food Service Specialist
Cook Sous Chef Executive Chef
General Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Cook Executive Chef General Manager
Director Of Food And Beverage
9 Yearsyrs
Cook Chef Executive Chef
Chef Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Officer Manager
Area Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Officer Supervisor
Assistant General Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Technician Maintenance Supervisor
Facilities Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Line Cook Technician Team Leader
Unit Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Line Cook Technician Shift Supervisor
Site Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Correction Officer Officer Manager
Food And Beverage Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Correction Officer Investigator Assistant Manager
Restaurant General Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Correction Officer Investigator Office Manager
Center Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Sous Chef Consultant General Manager
Food Service Director
9 Yearsyrs
Sous Chef Consultant Store Manager
General Manager In Training
5 Yearsyrs
Chef Consultant General Manager
Director Of Catering
6 Yearsyrs
Certified Nursing Assistant Senior Technician Specialist Food Service Director
Director Of Food And Nutrition Services
9 Yearsyrs
Certified Nursing Assistant Team Leader Owner/Operator
Food Service Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Chef Corporate Executive Chef Kitchen Manager
Dietary Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Head Chef Corporate Executive Chef Kitchen Manager
Assistant Food Service Director
5 Yearsyrs
Executive Assistant Owner/Operator Food Service Manager
Nutrition Services Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Executive Assistant Owner/Manager Food Service Manager
Certified Dietary Manager
7 Yearsyrs
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Average Yearly Salary
$28,000
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$22,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$28,000
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$28,000
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$37,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
The Blackstone Group
Highest Paying City
Philadelphia, PA
Highest Paying State
Pennsylvania
Avg Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does a Food Service Specialist make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Food Service Specialist in the United States is $29,003 per year or $14 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $22,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $37,000.

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Top Skills for A Food Service Specialist

  1. Kitchen Equipment
  2. Food Service Operations
  3. Food Preparation
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Operated, maintained, and cleaned field kitchen equipment according to manufacturer specifications.
  • Performed functions as required of another position within area of responsibility to provide overall coverage of food service operations.
  • Performed food preparation procedures, preparing menu items, according to Department of Army regulations for menu preparation.
  • Followed proper procedures to prevent Cross Contamination
  • Ensured food safety and facility standards were met, tracked performance via weekly/monthly inspections Undisclosed Location Fitness & Recreation Specialist.

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Top 10 Best States for Food Service Specialists

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  4. Wisconsin
  5. Pennsylvania
  6. Indiana
  7. New Jersey
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Food Service Specialist Resume Examples And Tips

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Food Service Specialist Demographics

Gender

Male

51.8%

Female

43.3%

Unknown

4.9%
Ethnicity

White

61.5%

Hispanic or Latino

16.0%

Black or African American

12.7%

Asian

6.5%

Unknown

3.3%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

67.3%

French

6.5%

Korean

4.0%

Japanese

3.0%

Chinese

2.5%

Italian

2.0%

German

2.0%

Mandarin

1.5%

Russian

1.5%

Tagalog

1.5%

Portuguese

1.5%

Filipino

1.0%

Urdu

1.0%

Arabic

1.0%

Hmong

1.0%

Swedish

0.5%

Vietnamese

0.5%

Gujarati

0.5%

Hindi

0.5%

Hebrew

0.5%
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Food Service Specialist Education

Schools

Central Texas College

17.5%

Kaplan University

9.2%

Army Quartermaster Center and School

8.3%

Johnson & Wales University

7.8%

Ashford University

6.9%

Culinary Institute of America

4.4%

American InterContinental University

4.2%

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

4.2%

Liberty University

3.6%

Tidewater Community College

3.6%

Colorado Technical University

3.6%

Austin Peay State University

3.3%

University of Maryland - University College

3.3%

Remington College

3.3%

Metropolitan Community College

3.1%

ECPI University

2.8%

Community College of the Air Force

2.8%

Strayer University

2.8%

Fayetteville Technical Community College

2.8%

Keiser University

2.5%
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Majors

Business

17.3%

Culinary Arts

12.7%

Criminal Justice

11.9%

General Studies

7.1%

Medical Assisting Services

6.1%

Food And Nutrition

5.7%

Hospitality Management

5.2%

Psychology

5.0%

Nursing

3.8%

Health Care Administration

3.6%

Management

3.4%

Accounting

3.0%

Education

2.4%

Communication

2.2%

Liberal Arts

2.2%

Kinesiology

2.0%

Computer Science

2.0%

Information Technology

1.6%

Biology

1.5%

Graphic Design

1.5%
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Degrees

High School Diploma

33.8%

Associate

24.8%

Bachelors

23.1%

Certificate

8.5%

Diploma

6.8%

Masters

2.4%

License

0.5%

Doctorate

0.1%
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