Food Services Manager
Job Details
Hicks Family Ranch - Buda, TX
Full Time
High School
  • Responsible for all kitchen staff, including hiring, training, and scheduling
  • Enforce sanitary practices for food handling, general cleanliness, and maintenance of kitchen and dining areas. Ensure compliance with operational standards, company policies, federal/state/local laws, and ordinances
  • Monitors quality control and client satisfaction
  • Creates approved menus for all Austin Recovery Family House Program including meals for adults and children within required dietary and health standards
  • Adheres to Texas Administrative Code meal and snack requirements
  • Attain a minimum score of 90% Health Department Inspections
  • Ensures employees adhere to sanitation, safety and food regulations in accordance with standards established by Health Department and other inspection agencies
  • Anticipates kitchen needs and fills in where needed to ensure service standards and efficient operations
  • Attends and participates in weekly management meetings, bringing suggestions for improvements
  • Controls food portions for a balanced food cost, manages food waste
  • Must be able to work and prep all stations (AM and PM)
  • Attends client community meetings or other agency meetings, as assigned
  • Maintains kitchen staff coverage at all times
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Texas Food Management Certification
  • Must treat others with respect at all time
  • Clear communication both verbal and written
  • Culinary and management experience
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Flexible availability
  • Capacity to multitask

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Certification in Food Manager Certification required
  • 5 years experience in institutional cooking required

Supervised By:

  • Director of Residential Program 

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Communicates well orally with management, co-workers and the public in face-to face, one-to-one, and group settings
  • Stands for extended time periods
  • Hearing and vision within normal ranges
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds
All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, mental or physical disability, citizenship, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law. Austin Recovery Network works affirmatively to build a staff and board that includes people of many different races, classes, religions, genders, physical and mental abilities, ages and sexual orientations, including people who have been previously incarcerated.*
Due to our work with children, there are some convictions such as sex offenses that would prevent employment offered to those applying for a position in programming with children.