PAE, Inc Food Service Manager in Richmond, Virginia

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Food Service Manager


Serve as the Food Service Manager on an enterprise Base Operations Support contract in the Central Virginia Area. The Food Service Manager shall provide the overall management of food services on the contract. The Food Service Manager must demonstrate and apply highly developed interpersonal, analytical and communication (written and verbal) skills and the ability to manage several tasks in a diverse and dynamic environment with short-notice tasking’s under high pressure situations.


  • Responsible and accountable for management of the food service staff and infrastructure

  • Manage the preparation and delivery of quality food services, establish menus, and oversee all activities for daily cafeteria services and unique offerings in support of special events and VIP guests

  • Demonstrate leadership of a team by ensuring cohesiveness with the unit and the client

  • Maintain and implement sanitary and food safety conditions and training to adhere to auditing procedures and statutory regulations

  • Develop a business plan that establishes rapport, promotes partnerships and fulfills the clients’ needs and expectations

  • Manage schedule to incur little to no OT based on coverage of scheduled conferences and/or events

  • Oversee expenditures to control financials

  • Promote and support workplace diversity initiatives

  • Ensure contract requirements are executed at a level equal to or higher than stated standards and shall strive for complete customer satisfaction with all customers.

  • Establish and maintain effective customer relationships with the goal of maintaining a mutually beneficial business relationship with the Government.

  • Proactively search for better ways of performing work. Alert the Government on ways in which costs can be reduced and efficiencies gained.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree or trade certification in food service and 2 years of management training

  • 4 years of managerial experience with 3 years of functional specific experience

  • Must possess a current TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a fast-pace environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience effectively managing a professional kitchen and dining environment

  • Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrate knowledge of food sanitation, safety codes and industry trends

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Expert computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office Suite

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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