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Advanced Fresh Concepts
Franchise Corp.

19700 Mariner Avenue
Torrance, CA 90503

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1-866-Go-Sushi (467-8744)

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Careers at Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp.

We offer room for growth in your business career path.

“I enjoy working for AFC because the company is like home to me. My coworkers are like my siblings who provide me with daily inspiration to be better. We all share our goals to survive, enjoy life and accept the challenges for AFC.”

-Jane Vinzon

Job Opportunities

Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. is continuously expanding and growing. We are seeking qualified people to join our dynamic team.

Following are current open positions:

Commissions Analyst
Torrance, CA
Commissions Analyst

Position Overview

Accounting Department, Commissions group:   Focus mainly on Commission statements and customer service between AFCFC and our Franchisees.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

    • Review and enter reported weekly sales from the franchisee on a daily basis
    • Review and analyze EDI weekly sales to be uploaded into our accounting database
    • Review and analyze franchisee’s commission statements expediently
    • Excellent customer service skills through phone and email communication
    • Filing – specialized filing system

 Qualifications & Skills

    • Associate Degree or equivalent (combination of education credits and relevant full-time experience)
    • 1 or more years of customer service experience.
    • Attention to detail and able to multi-task
    • Strong analytical and investigative skills
    • Experienced with MS Excel and Word.  Adaptive to learning our proprietary databases.
    • Strong both written and verbal communication skills
    • Must work well in a group setting

 

Employee Offered Benefits

AFCFC’s benefits package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits; basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision

Salary Range: $19.00-$22.00/hourly (non-exempt)

 

Sushi Production Chef (Level 3)
Chicago, IL
Sushi Production Chef (Level 3)

Position Overview

The Sushi Production Chef (Level 3) for the Central Kitchen will report to the Production Manager of the Central Kitchen. This position will be responsible for production, preparing and making sushi packages from our Central Kitchen location.

Qualifications

  • Education— High school diploma/GED preferred
  • Experience—
      • 5 years or more of Sushi Chef experience with operational experience at the store level.
      • Knowledge of sushi making and safe handling of food.
      • Served Safe certified required.
      • Working in a fast-paced environment.
      • Great communicator in a multicultural environment, and quick learner.
  • Skills/abilities— fluency in English; expert in sushi making, expert cutting skills, expert sushi ingredient preparation, and roll preparation; time management; ability to stand for a long period of time; advanced record keeping; inventory management; production planning; basic computer knowledge.

Primary Job Functions (90%)

  • Preparation of all vegetables, sauces, and frozen ingredients.
  • Cutting, slicing, and filleting different types of fish per AFC’s standards.
  • Preparing various types of products according to AFC’s guidelines and recipes on quality, portion size, presentation, labeling and food safety.
  • Production of up to 80 sushi packages per hour.
  • Ensure that all AFC’s recipes are maintained at the highest level of quality and consistency.
  • Ensure that all products are prepared in high quality and timely fashion.
  • Food Safety: Comply with all AFC Food Safety requirements and regulations.
  • Production planning; Estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.
  • Inventory management; Control food cost and usage by following proper requisition of products from storage areas, product storage procedures, standard recipes, and waste control procedures.

Travel (5%)

  • Assist in deliveries of product to our delivery locations from our Central Kitchen.

Other Job Functions (5%)

  • Additional tasks as assigned.

Salary range: $22.00/hourly

Sushi Production Chef (Level 1)
Chicago, IL
Sushi Production Chef (Level 1)

Position Overview

The Sushi Production Chef (Level 1) for the Central Kitchen will report to the Production Manager of the Central Kitchen. This position will be responsible for production, preparing and making sushi packages from our Central Kitchen location.

Qualifications

  • Education— High school diploma/GED preferred
  • Experience—
      • 1 to 3 years Sushi Chef experience.
      • Basic knowledge of sushi making and safe handling of food.
      • Served Safe certified required.
      • Working in a fast-paced environment.
      • Great communicator in a multicultural environment, and quick learner.
  • Skills/abilities— fluency in English; knowledge of sushi making, basic cutting skills, basic sushi ingredient preparation, and roll preparation; time management; ability to work standing for long periods of time.

Primary Job Functions (90%)

  • Preparation of produce and seafood ingredients as needed for daily operations.
  • Preparing finished sushi products according to AFC’s guidelines and recipes on quality, portion size, presentation, labeling and food safety.
  • Production of 30 minimum sushi packages per hour.
  • Ensure that all AFC’s recipes are maintained at the highest level of quality and consistency.
  • Ensure that all products are prepared in high quality and timely fashion.
  • Ensure that all preparation work is completed fully for personnel on the next shift.
  • Coordinate with team members to ensure that ingredients and supplies are stocked for daily operations.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitized work environment by performing daily cleaning routines.
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with the team.
  • Fully support and assist the Central Kitchen team as instructed by the Production Manager.

Travel (5%)

  • Assist in deliveries of product to our delivery locations from our Central Kitchen.

Other Job Functions (5%)

Additional tasks as assigned.

Salary Range: $19.00/hourly

Product Management Coordinator
Torrance, CA
Product Management Coordinator

Position Overview

The Product Management Coordinator will function as a coordinator of franchise programs and assist in the execution of those programs. This position requires attention to detail, critical thinking, vision, and creativity in carrying out duties. Responsibilities will include daily activities, short-term, and long-term projects pertaining to client and franchisee matters. This position also requires close communication with the Division Managers and cooperation with various department personnel to ensure matters are completed accurately and on time.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

Primary Job Functions (95%)

1. Coordinate the prompt and accurate implementation of new products, promotions, and concept roll out.

      • Communicate with R&D Dept. to finalize the ingredients, container and equipment needed for new products, promotion, and concept.
      • Forecast the amount of food equipment and container needed for new items and promotions. Communicate with Distribution Team to calculate the time needed to prepare food and supplies for new items and promotions.
      • Communicate POS needs to the Graphics Supervisor for design creation, with specified deadlines.
      • Communicate with the Field Operation Dept. to explain the details of new products, promotions, and concept then support them to prepare for execution.
      • Manage all implementations related to the new product, promotions, and concept explain the status to Sales & Marketing Dept. and fix the start date.
      • Ensure each team lead is fully aware of current and upcoming product, and promotion, implementations

2. Communicate and provide suggestion to the General Manager regarding expansion, revision or discontinuance of products, promotions, and concepts.

      • Communicate regularly with Field Operation Dept. and Sales & Marketing Dept. to gather feedback from clients, customers and franchisees on products and concepts.
      • If necessary, visit the store to check the actual status of the products.
      • Gather competitor information regularly to understand the right prices and product trends.

Other Job Functions (5%)

      • Additional tasks as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

      • Associates degree required, Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
      • Three to five years of experience in an administrative role.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as recordkeeping and filing.
      • Ability to work independently.
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Employee Offered Benefits

AFCFC’s benefit package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits; basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision.

Salary Range: $19.00-$22.00/hourly

Chef (Product Development)
Rancho Dominguez, CA
Chef (Product Development)

Position Overview

This position will work primarily at AFC Headquarters as the Chef. This individual will closely with the Product Development and R&D teams to design, test, and improve new and existing recipes to cater towards current market trends.

Primary Job responsibilities:

  • Design new recipes and improve existing recipes in consideration of ideas and market demand for new products.
  • Create original recipes for mass production.
  • Guide recipe and food product development by testing and (re)formulating products, recipes, and innovations.
  • Improve preparation methods to meet operational/regulatory needs.

Secondary Job responsibilities:

  • Researching food trends and innovations/competitor analysis
  • SOP/instructional manual support

Qualifications

  • Education
    • Culinary Arts Degree or equivalent, must have a strong understanding of flavors and textures of Asian cuisine.
  • Experience
    • At least 3 years in Product Development in Sushi and Asian Food.
    • Experience in Franchise/Chain restaurants.
    • Ability to create original recipes/sauces from scratch.
  • Language
    • Good English, inter-personal communication skills.
  • Travel – Must be willing to travel for business as necessary.

***Applicants will be tested on experience during the interview process.

 

Employee Offered Benefits

AFCFC’s benefit package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits; basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision.

Salary Range: $19.00/hourly

Temporary Sushi Chef (Canada)
Parksville, BC
Temporary Sushi Chef (Canada)

Position Overview

Temporary Sushi Chefs’ assignments are in various AFCFC sushi bars around the nation. Responsibilities include operating sushi bar and/or hot foods service counters under AFC corporate management (AFC Mgmt.) until assignment ends. Training will be provided during a 2-week orientation at AFC Headquarters.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Open sushi bar and/or hot food service counter i.e. Sizzling Wok, Steam Table or Hot Bowl
  • Make sushi items and/or hot foods
  • Post applicable promotional displays (posters, banners, etc.)
  • Promote food product by demonstration/sampling
  • Close sushi bar and/or hot food service counter
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • High school diploma/GED preferred
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a sushi chef
  • Knowledge of sushi making and safe handling of food
  • Served Safe certified preferred
  • Must have excellent customer service skills
  • Must take initiative and be able to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Must be detail oriented
Hot Food Field Supervisor (3 Positions)
Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina
Hot Food Field Supervisor (3 Positions)

Position Overview

Hot Food Field Supervisor will directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Be an inspiration and motivate daily excellence
  • Supervise and coordinate all culinary activities
  • Oversee guest services and resolve issues
  • Ensure a high quality of ingredients and food preparation
  • Building sales and executing promotional programs
  • Analyze sales trend and labor control
  • Recruit and interview potential prospective Franchisee
  • Interview, hire and train all field employees
  • Oversee the daily operation of food service staff
  • Monitor quality of products and services produced
  • Adjust daily schedules for shift personnel to ensure optimal efficiency
  • Manage inventory of ingredients and supplies
  • Maintain health standards for raw and finished products
  • Must be able to travel 95%+ of the time

Qualifications & Skills

  • ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certification required
  • Previous experience in food service or other related fields (3+ years of Multi-Unit Management experience preferred)
  • Knowledge of common food safety practices
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Must be dependable, reliable and motivated
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Shift flexibility (must be able to work closing shifts, holidays, and evenings as needed)
  • Able to grasp, reach overhead, push, lift and carry up to 50 pounds

Employee Offered Benefits

AFCFC’s benefit package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits; basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision

Salary Range: $47,840 – $50,232.00 annually

Temporary Sushi Chef
Temporary Sushi Chef

Position Overview

Temporary Sushi Chefs’ assignments are in various AFCFC sushi bars around the nation. Responsibilities include operating sushi bar and/or hot foods service counters under AFC corporate management (AFC Mgmt.) until assignment ends. Training will be provided during a 2-week orientation at AFC Headquarters.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Open sushi bar and/or hot food service counter i.e. Sizzling Wok, Steam Table or Hot Bowl
  • Make sushi items and/or hot foods
  • Post applicable promotional displays (posters, banners, etc.)
  • Promote food product by demonstration/sampling
  • Close sushi bar and/or hot food service counter
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • High school diploma/GED preferred
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a sushi chef
  • Knowledge of sushi making and safe handling of food
  • Served Safe certified preferred
  • Must have excellent customer service skills
  • Must take initiative and be able to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Must be detail oriented
Food Safety Specialist (7 positions)
California, Washington, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, Massachusetts, Colorado, Tennessee, Illinois, Georgia, Florida
Food Safety Specialist (7 positions)

Position Overview

Food Safety Specialist will oversee and routinely conduct inspections of franchise locations to ensure safety and sanitation procedures and regulations are maintained and compliant to SSOP, store requirements, and the state and local laws.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Oversee food safety and sanitation procedures for retail food service establishments
  • Conduct routine inspections of franchise locations to determine compliance with SSOP, store requirements, and state and local laws
  • Educate operators during routine visits on food safety, internal policies, and operational procedures
  • Conduct investigations on reported matters of product quality, food service operation compliance and related categories
  • Lead Food Safety Training/Discussion sessions with operators and partners
  • Establish, develop, and maintain alliances with regulatory and industry partners

Qualifications & Skills

  • BA/BS Degree in Biology, Food Science, Environmental Health, Microbiology, or related field
  • A minimum of two years of food safety experience
  • Knowledge in food safety (Retail Food Code) is required
  • REHS/RS or CP-FS credential is a plus
  • Experience in retail food service is a plus
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain an excellent Motor Vehicle Record
  • Overnight travel per month—extensive
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and execute projects diligently
  • Fluent in Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills; be able to converse calmly and effectively during crisis situations

Employee Offered Benefits

AFCFC’s benefit package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits; basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision.

Food Safety Specialist-Retail
Torrance, CA
Food Safety Specialist-Retail

POSITION SUMMARY:

 The Food Safety Specialist-Retail plays an imperative role in the development, monitoring and enhancement of third-party food safety assessments for AFCFC franchised operations.  Position entails management of third-party audit program: establishing guidelines and program standards, collaborating with third-party partners, directly coordinate with team counterparts in establishing trend analyses, conducting training sessions and creation and implementation of policies and procedures to drive improvement of the overall Food Safety and Quality systems.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Collaborate with compliance team and cross-functional divisions with new program launches, program analysis and vendor support
  • Partner with program vendors routinely to drive program improvement and expansion
  • Develop and implement training programs associated with new policies and program changes
  • Draft and coordinate policy dissemination
  • Formulate trend analyses, identify gaps and develop viable action plans
  • Evaluate and update program rules, reference guidance, expansion opportunities
  • Perform verification activities with distinct focus on detail and quality improvement
  • Review and process vendor invoices

Qualifications and Skills:

  • BA/BS Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Food Science, Public Health, Microbiology or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Quality Assurance, Public or Environmental Health with an emphasis in Food Protection
  • Working to proficient knowledge of 2017 FDA Retail Food Code
  • Fluent with HACCP
  • Professional, articulate and team oriented
  • Highly meticulous
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel approximately 25%
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Ability to adapt and excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and execute projects diligently
  • REHS, RS, or CP-FS Certification is desired

Employee Offered Benefits:

AFCFC’s benefits package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits, basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision

Job Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $31.25 -36.06/hour (DOE) Non-exempt

 

Sushi Production Chef (Level 2)
Chicago, IL
Sushi Production Chef (Level 2)

Position Overview

The Sushi Production Chef (Level 2) for the Central Kitchen will report to the Production Manager of the Central Kitchen. This position will be responsible for production, preparing and making sushi packages from our Central Kitchen location.

Qualifications

  • Education— High school diploma/GED preferred.
  • Experience—
      • 3 – 5 years Sushi Chef experience.
      • Knowledge of sushi making and safe handling of food.
      • Served Safe certified required.
      • Working in a fast-paced environment.
      • Great communicator in a multicultural environment, and quick learner.
  • Skills/abilities— fluency in English; knowledge of sushi making, advanced cutting skills, advanced sushi ingredient preparation, and roll preparation; time management; ability to stand for a long period of time; basic record keeping; inventory control.

Primary Job Functions (90%)

  • Preparation of all vegetables, sauces, and frozen ingredients.
  • Cutting, slicing, and filleting different types of fish per AFC’s standard.
  • Preparing various types of products according to AFC’s guidelines and recipes on quality, portion size, presentation, labeling and food safety.
  • Production of up to 60 sushi packages per hour.
  • Ensure that all AFC’s recipes are maintained at the highest level of quality and consistency.
  • Ensure that all products are prepared in high quality and timely fashion.
  • Food Safety: Comply with all AFC Food Safety requirements and regulations.
  • Receiving; food materials and supplies (frozen/chilled/dry), able to identify the quality and quantity of product.
  • Record keeping; GMP, sanitation, production records must be entered properly in a timely manner.

Travel (5%)

  • Assist in deliveries of product to our delivery locations from our Central Kitchen.

Other Job Functions (5%)

  • Additional tasks as assigned.

Salary range: $20.00/hourly

Food Delivery Driver and Preparer
Chicago, IL
Food Delivery Driver and Preparer

Position Overview

The Food Delivery Driver and Preparer (Category 2) for the Central Kitchen will report to the Production Manager of the Central Kitchen. This position will be responsible for delivery of goods from our Central Kitchen location. In addition, this position will assist with ingredient preparation, production, and packaging after delivery is made to all stores.

Qualifications

  • Education— High school diploma/GED preferred
  • Experience—
      • Entry level to 3 years Sushi Chef experience and safe handling of food.
      • Maintain a good driving record for 5 years.
      • Served Safe certified required.
      • Great communicator in a multicultural environment, reliable, and a quick learner.
  • Skills/abilities— available for overnight shifts; fluency in English; ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs; time management; familiar with deliver routes assigned, basic record keeping; inventory control; basic cutting skills, basic sushi ingredient preparation, and roll preparation; time management; ability to stand for a long period of time.

Primary Job Functions (70%)

  • Minimum 5 days of deliveries of product to our delivery locations from our Central Kitchen.
  • Learn the store names and recognize store managers, receivers, and employees.
  • Ensure finished product meets the requirements for temperature, labeling, and quality standards.
  • Complete packaging in delivery bags and ensure cooling procedures are completed prior to delivery.
  • Record completed delivery orders accurately and immediately. Help with DPR recording and waste.
  • Receiving; food materials and supplies (frozen/chilled/dry), able to identify the quality and quantity of product.
  • Work with the team to ensure proper set-up and stocking of stations with all necessary supplies.
  • Work with the team to portion prep work for other shifts.
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with the team.

Secondary Job Functions (25%)

  • Preparation of wasabi, ginger, vegetables, and imitation crab meat.
  • Preparing various types of products according to AFC’s guidelines and recipes on quality, portion size, presentation, labeling and food safety.
  • Production of up to 30 sushi packages per hour.
  • Ensure that all AFC’s recipes are maintained at the highest level of quality and consistency.
  • Ensure that all products are prepared in high quality and timely fashion.

Other Job Functions (5%)

Additional tasks, meetings, or events as assigned.

Salary Range: $19.00 – $22.00/hourly

Assistant Sushi Manager (Florida)
Florida
Assistant Sushi Manager (Florida)

Position Overview

The Assistant Sushi Manager will assist with the business operations of franchised and corporate sushi bars. Some may include multiple concepts including hot food.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

    • Assist with opening new locations
    • Visit, inspect and evaluate sushi bars to determine whether operation meets AFC standards
    • Recruit for prospective franchisees
    • Conduct market research
    • Operate sushi bar until managed by franchisee
    • Assist the Regional Manager in all aspects of the AFC business
    • Conduct schedules for chefs and/or Field Supervisors
    • Must be able to travel 50% of the time

Qualifications & Skills

    • Minimum 4 – 6 years experience managing/supervising staff
    • Must have previous experience in restaurant management and multi-line, preferably in sushi industry
    • Experience in prepared packaged foods a plus
    • Must be able to travel out of state for extended periods of time
    • Must be a team player
    • Must have good communication, oral, and written skills

Employee Offered Benefits

AFCFC’s benefit package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits; basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision

Salary Range:  $1,932 – 2,028.60 (bi-weekly)

Assistant Regional Manager (Canada)
Victoria, BC
Assistant Regional Manager (Canada)

Position Overview

Assistant Regional Manager will assist with business operations of franchised and corporate sushi bars. Some may include multiple concepts including hot food.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Assist with opening new location
  • Visit, inspect and evaluate sushi bars to determine whether operation meets AFC standards
  • Recruit for prospective franchisees
  • Conduct market research
  • Operate sushi bar until managed by franchisee
  • Assist the Regional Manager in all aspects of the AFC business
  • Conduct schedules for chefs and/or Field Supervisors
  • Must be able to travel 50% of the time

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 4 – 6 years experience managing/supervising staff
  • Must have previous experience in restaurant management and multi-line, preferably in sushi industry
  • Experience in prepared packaged foods a plus
  • Must be able to travel out of state for extended periods of time
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have good communication, oral, and written skills

Employee Offered Benefits

AFCFC’s benefit package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits; basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision

Field Supervisor (Canada)
Victoria, BC
Field Supervisor (Canada)

Position Overview

Field Supervisor is responsible with managing AFCFC Corporate management food service counters and collaborating with the respective Assistant Regional Manager and Regional Manager. The position includes supervising, coordinating, and analyzing the operation of the assigned food service counter to function efficiently. These will include but not limited to the following:  Sushi, Sizzling Wok, Steam Table, Noodle Bars and Hot Bowl operations.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

Food Service Counter Coordination (50%)

  • Manage operation task and hours
  • Build sales and execute promotions/program
  • Supervise opening/closing
  • Manage inventory
  • Handle customer’s complaints and feedback
  • Communicate with store management daily
  • Handle troubleshooting equipment problems
  • Analyze sales trend and labor control
  • Find potential prospective franchisee

Employee Oversight (30%)

  • Coordinate employee schedule and hours
  • Coordinate employee tasks
  • Interview, hire, train and supervise employees
  • Evaluate employees’ efficiency and productivity

Administrative Functions (20%)

  • Submit assignments (schedules, pays, etc.) for employees
  • Submit weekly data reports and business reports within company policy
  • Send/receive data reports from the store

Qualifications & Skills

  • Education: 4-year degree preferred
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience in the food service industry as a chef
  • Language: Fluent in English and computer skills
  • Travel: Business travel up to 80%+ of the time
  • Served Safe certified preferred
  • Must have excellent customer service skills/self motivated

Employee Offered Benefits

AFCFC’s benefit package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits; basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision

Field Supervisor
Field Supervisor

Position Overview

Field Supervisor is responsible with managing AFCFC Corporate management food service counters and collaborating with the respective Assistant Regional Manager and Regional Manager. The position includes supervising, coordinating, and analyzing the operation of the assigned food service counter to function efficiently. These will include but not limited to the following:  Sushi, Sizzling Wok, Steam Table, Noodle Bars and Hot Bowl operations.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

Food Service Counter Coordination (50%)

  • Manage operation task and hours
  • Build sales and execute promotions/program
  • Supervise opening/closing
  • Manage inventory
  • Handle customer’s complaints and feedback
  • Communicate with store management daily
  • Handle troubleshooting equipment problems
  • Analyze sales trend and labor control
  • Find potential prospective franchisee

Employee Oversight (30%)

  • Coordinate employee schedule and hours
  • Coordinate employee tasks
  • Interview, hire, train and supervise employees
  • Evaluate employees’ efficiency and productivity

Administrative Functions (20%)

  • Submit assignments (schedules, pays, etc.) for employees
  • Submit weekly data reports and business reports within company policy
  • Send/receive data reports from the store

Qualifications & Skills

  • Education: 4-year degree preferred
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience in the food service industry as a chef
  • Language: Fluent in English and computer skills
  • Travel: Business travel up to 80%+ of the time
  • Served Safe certified preferred
  • Must have excellent customer service skills/self motivated

Employee Offered Benefits

AFCFC’s benefit package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits; basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision

Regional Manager (5 Positions)
California, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Washington, Washington, D.C.
Regional Manager (5 Positions)

Position Overview

A Regional Manager will promote the sushi and other Japanese/Asian cuisines offered to customers/clients through the company’s values and missions with integrity, confidence, and knowledge. This position will also promote, develop, coordinate, and oversee all aspects of operations of an assigned region. The role will be working closely with Assistant Regional Managers, Field Supervisors, and franchisees in the business operations and will report to the Division Manager and General Manager. Essential functions of the position are listed below and must be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • To protect AFC brand by all division members in stringent compliance with AFC system standard.
  • To build strong and loyal account base by offering only approved products and services.
  • Review business operations of all concepts for all accounts. Discuss business operations, procedures, and strategies to franchisees and field management.
  • Manage and review scheduling for all field staff and Assistant Regional Managers.
  • Coordinate with Assistant Regional Managers and marketing department with opening locations and new concepts possibilities.
  • Organize and communicate effectively with all departments as necessary to ensure completion of all assigned tasks and projects.
  • Ensure Assistant Regional Managers and field staff training needs are met.
  • Maximize sales and profitability.
  • Communicate closely with Assistant Regional Managers and Field Supervisors on all aspects of operations.
  • Follow-up on training with technique learned and food safety guidelines.
  • Ensure all Assistant Regional Managers and Field Supervisors are fully competent on Hot Foods Operations.
  • Manage scheduling and maintaining of proper inventory for operations.
  • Make plans and set regional goals.
  • Develop training program for prospective franchisees and Field staff to master the “Art of Cooking.”
  • Manage and resolve operation’s critical issues even after hours, weekends, and holidays as necessary.
  • Occasionally oversee and evaluate the operations after hours and as necessary.
  • Represent the company in the field at all times by dressing and appearing in a neat, orderly, and well-groomed manner.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum of 4 – 6 years’ experience managing/supervising staff in a multi- unit environment
  • Must have previous experience in restaurant management and multi-line, preferably in sushi industry
  • Experience in prepared packaged food is a plus
  • Must be able to travel out-of-state for extended periods of time
  • Must have an excellent customer/client service skill
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have good communication, oral, and written skills
  • Excellent time management, scheduling, managerial, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with a variety of personalities and under pressure.

Physical Demands

  • Prolonged periods standing and walking up to 8 hours or more
  • Frequent bending, lifting, pushing, pulling of products, material, etc.
  • Must be able to move/lift up to 50 pounds at times

Employee Offered Benefits

AFCFC’s benefit package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits; basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision