Careers

Interested in a career working for Southern?

If you join the Southern Team, it’s likely to be one of the best decisions of your career. We have one of the lowest turn-over rates in the industry. Why? Because we like to hire people who put something extra into everything they do. People on Southern’s Team are fun, enthusiastic and a real pleasure to work with. They strive to make someone else’s day by doing the something extra that it takes. That’s the culture throughout Southern.

Plus, we care about the things you care about – a balance between your worktime and your personal time, competitive compensation, promoting from within, working for a company you can be proud of, and creating a dining experience that truly makes a difference in the lives of our customers.

We know you have many choices when you look for jobs in the food industry, and if you’re a star employee, then we want you on our team. If you love food and want to make someone’s day, apply below and take the first step towards a career that will serve you well for many, many years to come!

  • Openings & Job Details

    • Foodservice Director

      The Foodservice Director is responsible for day-to-day management of onsite dining services at a Southern client site, with overall responsibility for delivering great food, service and value, and a pleasant dining experience to customers.

      Responsibilities include purchasing; production supervision; employee supervision, training and development; safety and sanitation management; scheduling; menu development and management; customer service and customer relations; operation to unit budget; and in unit execution of marketing and merchandising plan.

      Qualifications include a degree in foodservice management or related field or 5+ years of experience in management position in a similar environment. Must be proficient in industry best practices including food production and sanitation, HACCP standards, cost and inventory control, marketing and merchandising, and others. Strong communication and leadership skills necessary. Computer skills a plus.

      Benefits include competitive salary, paid vacation, paid holidays, comprehensive health insurance, dental insurance, voluntary life insurance, 401K, credit union membership.

      Please complete this form and attach your resume, and thank you for your interest in Southern.

    • Assistant Foodservice Director

      The Assistant Foodservice Director supports the site Foodservice Director and is assigned many of the same responsibilities. This position is considered a Director-in-Training, and the person in this role is responsible for learning the essential job functions of the Foodservice Director—including keeping customers satisfied.

      Responsibilities include purchasing; production supervision; employee supervision, training and development; safety and sanitation management; scheduling; menu development and management; customer service and customer relations; operation to unit budget; and in unit execution of marketing and merchandising plan, under the direction of the Director.

      Qualifications include a degree in foodservice management or related field or 3+ years of experience in management position in a similar environment. Must be familiar with and ready to learn about industry best practices including food production and sanitation, HACCP standards, cost and inventory control, marketing and merchandising, and others. Communication skills and leadership potential necessary. Computer skills a plus.

      Benefits include competitive salary, paid vacation, paid holidays, comprehensive health insurance, dental insurance, voluntary life insurance, 401K, credit union membership.

      Please complete this form and attach your resume, and thank you for your interest in Southern.

    • Catering Manager

      The Catering Manager is responsible for managing catering and special event services at a Southern client site, and offering that "something extra" that makes Southern stand out.

      Responsibilities include management and execution of all unit catering operations; order-taking; planning; presentation; sanitation; menu planning and equipment management.

      Qualifications include culinary training (preferred) and 3+ years experience in catering operations. Must be proficient in catering presentation and industry best practices. Strong organizational and communications skills necessary.

      Benefits include competitive salary, paid vacation, paid holidays, comprehensive health insurance, dental insurance, voluntary life insurance, 401K, credit union membership.

      Please complete this form and attach your resume, and thank you for your interest in Southern.

    • Chef

      The Chef oversees all kitchen activity, with responsibility for serving the quality, innovative food that keeps customers excited, and coming back for more.

      Responsibilities include production and management of a high quality menu; training and supervision of kitchen staff; menu planning and recipe development; food presentation and merchandising; kitchen safety; and sanitation.

      Qualifications include a culinary degree from accredited school (preferred) or post-secondary culinary arts training program and 3+ years experience. Strong skills in production, presentation and merchandising necessary. Strong communication and leadership skills necessary.

      Benefits include competitive salary, paid vacation, paid holidays, comprehensive health insurance, dental insurance, voluntary life insurance, 401K, credit union membership.

      Please complete this form and attach your resume, and thank you for your interest in Southern.

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