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16 Jul 2019

Full-time Food Services Manager – Sam’s Place

MCC Manitoba – Posted by MccCanada HR Anywhere

Job Description

Sam’s Place is a full-service café, used bookstore and music venue located in the Elmwood neighborhood (159 Henderson Hwy) run by a small team with the support of volunteers. Sam’s Place is a social enterprise of MCC Manitoba where the Youth Program provides opportunities to gain employable skills amongst volunteers of varying needs and abilities. Sam’s Place is known for its creative menu with fresh food made from scratch.

The Food Services Manager is responsible for maintaining a high standard of café food prepared in the commercial grade kitchen, catering and service delivery in the café within the context of training and supporting the Youth Program.

The Food Services Manager works with the Sam’s Place Manager to create innovative and sustainable catering and café menus each season. The Food Services Manager is responsible for containing cost of goods, and managing menu pricing, portion control, and food ordering with attention to preferred local food sourcing.

This is a full-time position working Tuesday to Saturday. Core hours are 9am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday with possibility of flexing hours to support catering and events as required. The position is part of the social enterprise team.

Sam’s Place is open:
Tues/Wed 10am – 4pm
Thurs 10am – 9pm
Fri / Sat 10am – 10pm


– Supervisory and food services experience essential
– Food handler’s certificate essential
– Knowledge about different kitchen and café operations an asset
– Innovative in creating new menu items
– Experience working in the catering industry an asset
– Strong leadership and mentoring experience particularly with volunteers
– Experience in training essential, preferably working with vulnerable individuals
– Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication, and presentation skills essential
– Effective time management and administrative skills
– Willingness to work flexible shifts when required outside of standard shifts Tuesday to Saturday
– Must have a valid driver’s license
– Excellent conflict resolution skills
– Willingness to engage in and promote the mission of Sam’s Place and MCC


Only those candidates who are legally eligible to work in Canada should apply

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Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: food services and Manitoba.

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