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Corporate Headquarters
Address:

Advanced Fresh Concepts
Franchise Corp.

19205 S. Laurel Park Road
Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

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Inquires: 310-604-3200
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:

Facilities Maintenance Supervisor
Rancho Dominguez, CA
Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

Position Overview

A Facilities Maintenance Supervisor will oversee maintenance in our locations. Responsible for ensuring the smooth running of upkeep or repair operations. Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, visitors, management, and staff. Knowledge of administrative tasks such as project scheduling, requesting bids, and reviewing contracts are also essential.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Responsible for overseeing and managing one maintenance personnel
  • Inspecting facilities periodically to determine problems and necessary maintenance
  • Preparing preventive maintenance schedules and perform work
  • Communicate with management about any work that requires outside vendor assistance
  • Schedule and work with outside contractors/vendors
  • Coordinate payments with contractors/vendors
  • Receive and respond to reports of mechanical or maintenance issues
  • Work with tools and supplies necessary to complete projects
  • Analyze work order data and identify trends to improve efficiency
  • Assist with the moving of equipment, desks, workstations, etc. as needed
  • Contribute to the development of a maintenance budget and ensure compliance
  • Monitor inventory of materials and equipment
  • Perform facilities maintenance which includes but is not limited to changing light bulbs, equipment cleaning, painting of facility structure, minor plumbing repairs, carpentry, plastering and/or structure repairs
  • Participate in coordination of projects and safety trainings
  • Participate in Company Safety Committee meeting
  • Monitor all emergency systems to ensure functionality including exits, proximity badge functions, fire alarm systems and alarm systems
  • Conduct & log outer perimeter checks including parking lots, inner sweeps & closing procedures
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards, health and safety regulations
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager

Qualifications & Skills

  • High School Diploma; Degree from a vocational school will be a plus
  • Proven experience as maintenance coordinator or similar role
  • Must have technical skills and knowledge of various crafts such as plumbing, HVAC etc.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of health and safety practices and regulations
  • Additional technical certifications a plus
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

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

Nutrition & Labeling Compliance Assistant
Rancho Dominguez, CA
Nutrition & Labeling Compliance Assistant

Position Overview

The Nutrition & Labeling Compliance Assistant is an entry-level position that supports R&D innovation in two main ways: (1) expediting new ingredient and supplier approval and (2) generating nutrition, allergen, and ingredient statements for recipes. This position will work with the Procurement Team to review and approve new ingredients and suppliers, which allows AFC to innovate and improve the quality of our sushi and hot food products. Additionally, the position will maintain the ingredient and recipe database and generate accurate nutrition information for use in menus and product labels. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is eager to learn new concepts and can work both independently and collaboratively. Training on required software and applicable regulations will be provided as necessary. This position is a great opportunity for someone who desires to begin a career in the exciting and fast-paced food service industry.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

Primary Job Functions (50%)—Ingredient Review, Approval, and Maintenance

  • Obtain and review ingredient specifications and related documents from suppliers for approval
  • Act as liaison between purchasing, legal, distribution teams and the ingredient suppliers throughout the entire ingredient approval process
  • Develop and review new ingredient labels; revise current ingredient labels as necessary due to changes in formula or regulations

Secondary Job Functions (40%)—Nutrition & Label Compliance

  • Maintain ingredient and recipe database for sushi, hot foods, new concepts; for US, Canada, and Australia
  • Generate nutrition, ingredient, and allergen profiles for recipes using Genesis software
  • Maintain nutrition chart and menus annually
  • Assist Marketing and Regional Managers with ingredient, nutrition, and recipe-related questions
  • Assist telephone and email inquiries regarding the nutrition, ingredient, and quality of our products
  • Research and keep abreast of upcoming state and local regulations affecting our business i.e. plastic, warnings, disclosures

Other Job Functions (10%)

  • Assist with food cost calculation
  • Additional tasks as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • Education— 4-year degree in science, food science, nutrition, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook
  • Working knowledge of nutrition facts panel, labeling regulations, allergens, and ingredient composition
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to develop collaborative relationships across internal teams and with external clients
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • High attention to detail and ability to problem-solve independently

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

Sales & Data Analysis Manager
Rancho Dominguez, CA
Sales & Data Analysis Manager

Position Overview

A Sales & Data Analysis Manager will be responsible to develop and compile sales information within our system to improve profitability. This position will be working heavily with multiple departments within our organization and our clients. Also assist in the development of strategic action plans for Clients / Accounts to drive measurable, incremental sales revenue.

This position will also identify areas of opportunity in performance and unit movement of our products and recommend / review retails prices and sales data to optimize performance of the operations team. Additionally, this role will work with individual field / office teams to identify skill development areas and properly deploy sales and marketing resources.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Responsible for collecting and analyzing data to evaluate existing and potential clients, markets, products and opportunities; plan, develop and prepare reports accordingly.
  • Develop and maintain electronic systems to track and predict seasonal demand, industry shifts and customer buying changes; plan, develop and prepare reports accordingly.
  • Collect and analyze data to evaluate and report on monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals, quotas and forecasts.
  • Adjust forecasts to accommodate promotional activities, consumption trends, advertising campaigns and marketing changes to prices.
  • Clear understanding of the retail business strategies; utilize knowledge to establish divisional and regional targets and goals to achieve company’s objectives.
  • Analyze disparate pieces of information, gathered from multiple data sources and put into an easy to understand structure using Microsoft Excel and/or an advanced database application.
  • Participate in sales calls with members of field operations team to review sales trends and identify opportunities to drive sales.
  • Attending all department meetings as necessary.
  • Closely following up on all client inquiries within a 24-hour response time.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or 3-5 years Sales Operations or Sales Analyst related experience
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience in the sales analysis or related professional area is preferred
  • Proven success in a similar role and environment.
  • Strong command of MS Excel and experience with SQL and general database functions. Competent with other Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Proficient with data layout for large data sets, data tables with stat analysis, conditional formatting, advanced sorts, macros, pivot tables, etc.
  • Positive attitude, flexibility and willingness to grow. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment; empathy towards your customers and colleagues.
  • Proactive approach to problem-solving; pride and attention to detail.
  • 0 to 10% travel required

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

Sales Account Manager
Rancho Dominguez, CA
Sales Account Manager

Position Overview

A Sales Account Manager will be responsible with developing and fostering business through pro-active direct sales, marketing, telemarketing, direct mail, appointment calls and tours of the AFC Operations. This position will also develop strategic action plans for clients/accounts to drive measurable, incremental sales revenue.

The Sales Account Manager will also identify areas of opportunity in performance and recommend tools and sales training to optimize performance of sales team. Additionally, work with individual field / office teams to identify skill development areas and properly deploy sales and marketing resources.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Responsible for Acquiring New Accounts and drive our sushi sales within our account.
  • Clear understanding of the retail business strategies then set goals and to determine action plans to meet those goals.
  • Update action plans and financial objectives quarterly.
  • Identify new markets and business opportunities and increase sales.
  • Implement all sales action plans related to market areas as outlined in the marketing plan.
  • Conduct daily sales calls and arrange site inspection to achieve new business for AFC.
  • Able to provide quick and timely responses, immediate communication to the accounts when situations arise, and develop professional long term business relationships.
  • Provide the highest quality of service to the customer / products at all times.
  • Participate in sales calls with members of sales team to acquire new business and/or close on business.
  • Execute and support the operational aspects of business.
  • Able to support services and relationship strategy, driving customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.
  • Work closely with Account Managers to ensure proposed rate negotiations meet the financial needs of AFCFC.
  • Accompany sales team on sales calls to potential clients to assist in development of the account and to access the effectiveness and sales skills of the sales person.
  • Assess additional training needs based on data gathered and interaction with sales team from property visits.
  • Attending all department and hotel meetings as necessary.
  • Targeting key accounts potential for the company.
  • Develop relationships within community to strengthen and expand customer base for sales opportunities.
  • Acquiring and developing new business accounts and preparing sales proposals for clients.
  • Closely following up on all business leads within a 24 hour response time line to clients.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related field
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in the sales and marketing or related profession
  • Proven success in a similar role and environment
  • Excellent customer service both internally and externally
  • Excellent presentation skills with professional and hospitable demeanor and attitude
  • Strong attention to detail skill

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

General Manager of Compliance
Rancho Dominguez, CA
General Manager of Compliance

Position Overview

The General Manager of Compliance provides overall guidance and oversight for the development, implementation, and ongoing administration and monitoring of AFC’s franchising practices which promote an effective compliance program by collaborating with other departments. Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Franchising

Responsible for the day-to-day management of the relationship with multiple franchise partners and internal stakeholders (e.g. Marketing, Legal & Compliance, R&D, Distribution). Facilitate and assist with quality communications between all Franchise support departments and the Franchise Operator. Provides general business and operational guidance while leading through influence.

  • Licensor Document/Customer & Vendor Agreements

Ensure franchise agreement renewals, fee/payment collection, and keeping franchise agreements up to date with current legislation. Ensure that franchisee understands and deploys/practices company systems and processes.

  • Regulatory, Policy, Litigation

Works with outside counsel to review and evaluate compliance issues/concerns within the organization and provides legal support for all regulatory, policy, litigation, licensing, and legislative matters at the Federal, State, County and Local level.

  • Licensing/Permits

Ensure compliance with all licensing and permitting requirements.

  • Risk Mitigation

Ensure that franchisees maintain insurance that adequately protects both the franchisor and franchisee from claims that present the most significant impact to their respective businesses.

  • Other

Other duties as assigned by the President/CEO.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Master’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalent preferred)
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in related field (10 years of experience preferred)
  • General franchise knowledge and experience
  • Franchise Management experience preferred
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint – Proficient to Intermediate level (Advanced level preferred)
  • Effective and proven management and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with persons on all levels, in person and remotely
  • Ability to lead, influence, and develop people as well as achieve results through others

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

Assistant Regional Manager (8 Positions)
Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Washington
Assistant Regional Manager (8 Positions)

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

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 Auditor (8 positions)
California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington
Food Safety Auditor (8 positions)

Position Overview

Food Safety Auditor 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.

Senior / Staff Accountant
Rancho Dominguez, CA
Senior / Staff Accountant

Position Overview

This role is a self-motivated, experienced Senior / Staff Accountant with excellent analytical skills. The ideal candidate is one who is detail oriented, can identify and implement process improvements, and will take initiative to get projects done.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP
  • Prepare monthly journal entries with supporting documentation
  • Prepare monthly accruals and record applicable journal entries
  • Analyze balance sheet accounts and prepare detailed support schedules and monthly account reconciliations
  • Maintain fixed asset and depreciation schedules
  • Prepare intercompany reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly sales and use tax returns

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance related fields
  • CPA is a plus
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in private industry or public accounting
  • Strong software skills including Microsoft Office and Quickbooks
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • An appropriate sense of urgency to complete required tasks
  • Familiarity in Microsoft Dynamics GP and systems implementation a plus
  • Japanese speaker is a plus

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 & Quality Assurance Specialist
Rancho Dominguez, CA
Food Safety & Quality Assurance Specialist

Position Overview

A Food Safety & Quality Assurance Specialist will play a leading role in the development, monitoring and enhancement of food safety and quality programs for AFCFC Supplier and Distribution operations. This position will ensure applicable processes are implemented in accordance with the guidelines constructed by the FSQA Manager and Senior Management. It will support the management of third party and internal food safety auditing programs; directly coordinate with team counterparts in establishing trend analyses, conducting one-on-one and group training sessions. The role will also author and implement policies and procedures to drive continuous improvement of the overall Food Safety and Quality systems.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Collaborate with compliance team and cross-functional divisions in heightening the internal food protection program and suppliers’ performance
  • Examine and qualify potential suppliers’ ingredient proposals
  • Lead in maintaining the internal wholesale program compliant in accordance with subscribed food safety schemes and regulatory mandates
  • Provide technical expertise relative to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and food safety evaluations
  • Manage, monitor, and investigate consumer reported claims
  • Communicate and liaison with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies pertaining to new and existing legislation
  • Conduct regulatory research and provide support to ensure products meet regulatory requirements
  • Conduct scientific studies, compile results, and formulate reports to facilitate process and/or ingredient changes
  • Formulate data trend analyses; identify gaps, and develop viable action plans
  • Maintain and develop policy updates in accordance with customer, regulatory and third-party schemes
  • Conduct assessment audits of central DC, retail, and supplier facilities
  • Perform verification and validation activities to support and drive continuous improvement of the internal food safety programs

Qualifications & Skills

  • BA/BS Degree in Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, Public Health, Microbiology, or related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Food Manufacturing, Quality Assurance or Public/Environmental Health with an emphasis in Food Protection
  • Highly meticulous
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Proven analytical and leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passionate and high-energy with the ability to lead
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience in food chemistry and microbiology
  • Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills combined with an aptitude for multi-tasking
  • Working to proficient knowledge of food safety regulations and schemes: SQF, BRC, GMPs, HACCP
  • Working to proficient knowledge of 21CFR101, 21CFR110 and 21CFR123
  • Able to travel approximately 25% domestically and internationally
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and execute projects diligently
  • Ability to adapt and excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Skilled in Microsoft office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Highly Preferred:

  • SQF Practitioner Certification
  • Seafood HACCP Certification
  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, in Spanish
  • PCQI
  • Working knowledge of GSSI schemes

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

Claims Specialist
Rancho Dominguez, CA
Claims Specialist

Position Overview

The Claims Specialist under Food Safety & Quality Assurance Team will play a vital role supporting the Legal & Compliance Department predominately in maintaining customer confidence by way of investigating all reported customer events, contacting customers, reporting a general liability matter and following through with appropriate resolution.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Corresponding with injured customers by telephone and/or in writing to promote premier customer service and provide quick resolution of claims
  • Investigating reported customer events to ensure all necessary information is accurately captured should the customer assert a claim
  • Managing all claims to ensure timely and equitable resolution
  • Securing physical evidence related to customer events, to assist in claims handling and potential future litigation
  • Coordinating with insurance adjusters, field team members and internal department leads
  • Providing prompt and continuous updates with key account partners
  • Develop monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Record minutes during group and/or department meetings

Qualifications & Skills

  • High School Diploma required
  • Associate of Arts Degree or higher preferred
  • 2+ years of customer service or retail experience preferred
  • General knowledge of food service and food safety processes preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Type a minimum of 45 WPM
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent investigative and analytical skills
  • High degree of maturity, discretion, tact and independent judgment
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Professional, articulate and team oriented
  • Possess a high level of organizational expertise
  • Highly meticulous
  • Ability to adapt and excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and execute projects diligently
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision

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

Social Media Strategist
Rancho Dominguez, CA
Social Media Strategist

Position Overview

A qualified Social Media Strategist will develop and implement a comprehensive social media strategy to support and improve online presence and brand awareness.

As a Social Media Strategist, you should have excellent project management and multitasking skills to handle all of our social media accounts in a cohesive way. Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record of brand development and will ensure our company web presence is aligned with our marketing strategies.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Design social media strategies to achieve marketing targets
  • Manage, create and publish original, high-quality content
  • Administer all company social media accounts ensuring up-to-date content
  • Coordinate with product development teams and designers to ensure content is informative and engaging.
  • Facilitate client-company communication (respond to queries, get reviews and organize chats and Q&A sessions)
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports on web traffic and ROI
  • Monitor Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and user engagement and suggest content optimization
  • Communicate with industry professionals via social media to create a strong network
  • Stay up-to-date with new digital technologies, platforms and social media best practices
  • Manage relationship with “Influencers” in the industry
  • Utilize software platforms to maximize brand initiatives and provide key insights

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communication, or relevant field
  • 3-5 years’ combined communication, social media and community management experience
  • Strong understanding of social media landscape including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc. / emerging platforms
  • Experience in food industry preferred
  • Hands on experience using social media for brand awareness
  • Understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics
  • An ability to identify target audience preferences and build content to meet them
  • Familiarity with web design and publishing
  • Excellent multitasking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication 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

Hot Food Field Supervisor (5 Positions)
California, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina
Hot Food Field Supervisor (5 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

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 (6 Positions)
Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Washington, Washington, D.C.
Regional Manager (6 Positions)

Position Overview

Regional Manager will oversee regional location including but not limited to Universities, Supermarkets, and Business accounts for our sushi bar operations. This role will support and train our contracted Franchisee’s in business growth for their operations in sales, food safety, and overall product quality. Regional Manager’s position will also assist the operation to adherence to all company standards and procedure, and also build relationships with our clients.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Meet sales, profit, quality and customer service goals
  • Monitor product quality, sanitation/HACCP protocols and product compliance
  • Train, develop, and motivate company Chefs and Contractors
  • Visit stores regularly to inspect store operations
  • Conduct annual performance appraisals
  • Resolve client and customer satisfaction related issues
  • Interface with existing clients to maintain satisfaction and retention
  • Coordinate with AFC and clients for staffing and adhering to new store FDA regulations
  • Travel 60% within your region
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • Serv-Safe Certificate or County Food Managers Card
  • Food Managers Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree or related experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Management experience
  • Sushi experience preferable
  • Strong organizational, written, and communication 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