Apply Now! Food Servers & Team Leads Needed - YES Prep Public Schools

Preferred Meals Food Service Management | Elior North America - Houston, TX1.9


Hiring Food Servers and Team Leads for multiple YES Prep Public Schools throughout Houston!

Part-Time, 20-35 hours per week, $9.00 - $10.00 per hour

Food Server Description:

The Food Service Worker is responsible for routine food service tasks in the kitchen, cafeteria, dining room, dish room and special function areas

Duties of this position include:

  • Preparing, serving and distributing food
  • May require working in various areas of the department; such as tray line, dish room, cafeteria and storeroom.


  • The ideal candidate must possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Prior food service experience is preferred.
  • This position requires standing, walking, and bending throughout the entire work day
  • Ability to lift, stack and maneuver objects that may weigh 30 to 50 pounds.

Educationand Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or
  • One to three months related experience and/or training; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.


Food Service Team Lead Description:

Assists Food Service Manager/Director or Area Manager by leading daily operation on-site at assigned school. Primary responsibilities are to ensure quality food preparation and service to students and efficient record keeping.

Additional responsibilities include maintaining and overseeing acceptable levels of food and supply inventories and assuring regulatory compliance in local and federal programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicates directly with Food Service Manager/Director or Area Manager reporting all problems, issues and concerns as well as keeping manager informed of daily operations.
  • Directs daily food service staff and operations to ensure a successful program on site at the school.
  • Maintain departmental records in an efficient manner, including meal counting, production records, inventory reporting, student accounts and other records as assigned.
  • Responsible for compliance in USDA federal guidelines for students and adults as well as local Health Department requirements.
  • Order food and paper products to sufficiently cover planned program for students.
  • Oversee the checking, inspecting, and storing of incoming food and supplies as well as maintaining inventory levels of all food and supplies.
  • Projects meal counts for the days meals and prepares the serving line for service.
  • Assists and oversees the preparation and service of meals to students and adults following the planned menu.
  • Responsible for all on-site cash handling management as directed by specific account procedures, including accounts receivable and daily deposit preparation.
  • Work harmoniously with students and staff.
  • Maintain the highest level of sanitation and safety for food preparation and equipment.
  • Clean and maintain all work areas each day.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.


  • Professionalism
  • Attendance/Punctuality
  • Dependability
  • Communication skills
  • Certification Requirements – ServSafe or Foodservice Sanitation Manager’s Certification.
  • Must pass state background check and drug screening (when applicable)
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or
  • One to three months related experience and/or training; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • YES Prep Brays Oak Houston TX 77031
  • YES Prep East End Houston, TX 77012 (bilingual preferred)
  • YES Prep Fifth Ward Houston, TX 77020
  • YES Prep Gulfton Houston, TX 77074
  • YES Prep Hobby Houston, TX 77061
  • YES Prep North Central Houston, TX 77039
  • YES Prep North Forest Houston, TX 77050
  • YES Prep Northline Houston, TX 77076
  • YES Prep Northside Houston, TX 77026
  • YES Prep Northwest Houston, TX 77040
  • YES Prep Southeast Houston, TX 77034
  • YES Prep Southside Houston, TX 77033
  • YES Prep Southwest Houston, TX 77053
  • YES Prep West Houston, TX 77036
  • YES Prep White Oak Houston, TX 77091

Be a Part of Something Meaningful!

Is there anything more rewarding than contributing to the health and well-being of others? At Preferred Meals, we are making a daily impact in the lives of students, seniors, and travelers through highly nutritious meals that meet and exceed USDA guidelines.

Through a high quality component meal system, we provide schools, airlines, health care providers and more with a well-balanced menu of fresh and frozen foods, while helping them minimize waste and maximize their dollars. As part of the Elior North America family of companies we are small enough to care, big enough to make a difference!

For more information:

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Women/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Employer

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $9.00 to $10.00 /hour


  • Food Service: 2 years (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Houston, TX (Required)


  • ServSafe or Food Handler (Preferred)

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Hours per week:

  • 20-29
  • 30-39