Prepared Foods Lead
Company: Larry's Markets Inc
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Job Summary: As a leader of our Prepared Foods Department, this
position is responsible for assisting the Prepared Foods Manager
and Prepared Foods Assistant Manager with product management, food
safety, quality control, work safety, merchandising, sales
generation, gross margins, labor and general expense control,
customer service, and profitability within the department. This
position is also responsible for the education of team members and
customers in the areas of product selections, recipe ideas, and
Specific Job Duties:
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the
Assists the Prepared Foods Assistant Manager with developing and
maintaining product displays that create an exciting marketplace;
strives to develop displays that pique customer interest and impact
customer buying trends.
Assists with the effective ordering of all products for the
Prepared Foods Department; maintains product inventory at a level
that promotes creative and effective sales merchandising and
maximizes sales potential.
Works in partnership with the Prepared Foods Assistant Manager
to determine order quantities and verify cost of goods. Assumes
primary responsibility for store-level vendor relations.
Consistently achieves all food preparation guidelines, including
full compliance with established recipe program; ensures prepared
food consistency and portion control.
Readily participates in product promotions and focuses.
Adheres to food temperature requirements, including hot and cold
holding specifications. Promptly discards any products that do not
meet HACCP and Department of Health standards, or appear less than
presentable under Metropolitan Market's quality expectations.
Maintains stocking standards that ensure high product quality,
including rotation procedures. Incorporates cleaning with stocking
and rotation requirements.
Ensures all outdated products are pulled, recorded, and
discarded from Prepared Foods Department sales areas on a daily
basis; determines proper replacement product quantities and
promptly prepares in compliance within established guidelines.
Provides outstanding customer service and readily communicates
product information to increase sales and meet revenue goals; uses
product information to increase sales and best service
Assists with quarterly physical inventories and practices
Prevents internal and external loss.
Demonstrates dependability and flexibility; meets attendance
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Prepared Foods
Skills Required / Qualifications:
Candidates will be selected from applicants having the best
combination of the following qualifications:
Minimum one-year restaurant or deli experience required.
Proven success as a team member; demonstrates an exceptional
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously and produce
quality output while working within deadlines a must. Sense of
urgency required. Excellent time management and organizational
Demonstrates a high level of self-motivation; takes initiative;
Proven ability to positively affect sales generation and manage
Possesses strong knowledge of gross profit, inventory control
and labor percentages; proven experience working with each.
Possesses comprehensive product information with a proven
history of using knowledge to best service customers. Demonstrates
a strong knowledge and understanding of food, including
ingredients, applications, pronunciations, and culinary skills.
Possesses a genuine passion for food.
Capable leadership skills; ability to effectively delegate and
Exceptional customer service skills.
Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills required;
effective written communication skills necessary.
Demonstrates an interest in learning; possesses a strong
interest in food and related products.
Proven ability to interact and perform all job responsibilities
with professionalism and confidentiality essential.
Proven ability to meet attendance requirements, dependable.
- Able to lift and carry 50 pounds.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO): It is the policy of
Metropolitan Market, LLC that all employees and applicants be
afforded equal opportunities in employment without regard to race,
color, sex (including gender identity and gender stereotypes),
national origin, religion, disability, or retaliation for engaging
in an EEO protected activity. The Company prohibits discrimination
or harassment based on any of these categories, as well as on age,
genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, status as
a parent, military service, or any other bases protected under
applicable local, state, or federal law.
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