Food Service Leader

Royal Farms - Ashburn, VA3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $31,000 - $42,000 a year
The Food Service Leader (FSL) is responsible for leading all aspects of Royal Farms food service and beverage operation. The FSL is responsible for the efficient execution of all food service
programs in compliance with Royal Farms and regulatory guidelines. The FSL is required to train, coach and lead food service team members, oversee the inventory and ordering of product
and supplies, and ensure routine maintenance and upkeep of the equipment and facilities. The FSL is responsible to meet and/or exceed food service and beverage performance and profitability
goals according to Royal Farms goals. The FSL is responsible for maintaining a safe, sanitary, and appetizing food service environment. The FSL ensures an exceptional customer experience
while achieving operational excellence.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Ensuring that every customer receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, which includes greeting and acknowledging customers, maintaining outstanding standards,
product knowledge and all other components of customer service
  • Provide leadership to food service team members to ensure a pleasant customer service experience
  • Respond to customer’s needs
  • Develop and implement a strategy to consistently meet the expectations of all customers
  • Maintain and drive high standards and expectations around food quality, customer service, food safety, and store cleanliness by empowering others
  • Ensure the 24/7 execution of all food service and beverage programs including proper ordering, production planning, product handling and display
  • Execute food service efficiencies and ensure planograms are utilized and followed
  • Adhere to the execution of established Royal Farms rules, policies, procedures, and systems
  • Manage the training, coaching, and performance of food service team members.
  • Ensure execution of established safety, security, quality, and store operations rules, policies, procedures, and systems
  • Analyze food service results and trends and prepare action plans to leverage the store’s food strengths and address areas of opportunity to ensure food service profitability. Execute all action plans.
  • Complete all store side work (i.e., cleaning, dusting, sweeping, mopping, emptying trash, etc.)
  • Develop knowledge and awareness of current marketing programs, promotions, strategies, and initiatives: educate all retail team members of the same
  • Communicate with the leadership team regarding customer requests and vendor-related concerns
  • Highly effective communication
  • Ensure the proper execution of all Royal Farms marketing programs.
  • Ensuring the compliance of Royal Farms’ policies, procedures, and systems (people, safety, assets, etc.)
  • Complete other tasks as assigned

The ideal candidate for the Food Service Leader position will:

  • Have consistently demonstrated strong leadership skills
  • Understand that their success is based on the success of their teams, and aspire to make the people around them better than they are
  • Have strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Possess strong supervisory, organizational skills, and basic computer skills
  • Be able to interact easily with diverse employees
  • Have at least one (1) years restaurant/food service management experience
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must be at least 18 years old to be considered for the position
  • Have thorough knowledge of and be committed to Royal Farms culture and values
  • Be knowledgeable of and have the ability to use a personal computer
  • Basic business math and accounting skills, and strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Must be available to work all shifts, weekends, and holidays based on business needs
Direct reports:
Food Service Team Members

Primary Location: US-VA-Ashburn
Work Locations: 0249 - 43101 Van Metre Drive (Ashburn, VA) 43101 Van Metre Drive Ashburn 20148
Job: Operations
Organization: BU 314
Schedule: Regular
Employee Status: Team Leader
Job Type: Full-time