Best food service enviroment I have ever worked in.
Pros: free meal, great working enviroment
Cons: call ins, high turnover
Arrive 7am greet everyone,check e-mail, make a task list for the day to iclude odering product for snack shop,book store, catering, and board plan.Check to see if I need to write any menus for special events, check production levels,taste line items.check on special diets, Prepare luncheons for that day if applicable, conduct staff meeting 10:30am. – more... Make sure special projects are being taken care of. Lunch 11:00-1:30 serve 2,500.Make sure all orders are placed (7different proveyers deliveries daily)Check on kitchen managers make sure they are holding staff accountable for thier respocibilities. prepare for dinner parties if applicable, get ready for dinner 4:30-7:00pm Usually I would leave around 6-6:00pm the production manager can handle closing, sometimes it's later depending on special events.
Ilearned to be more patient,this place is large account and thier are lot of moving parts that have to be maintained, and if you are not patient a person could easily become overwhelemed.
Upper management is good,but a lot of times they would make deccission that affect operation of the unit without input of middle management.
Dealing with poor attendance.
Watching people learn and grow. – less