Food Recovery Kitchen Coordinator

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The Food Recovery Kitchen Coordinator will assist with the development, implementation and operation of a program to expand the recovery of otherwise wasted food and safely transform it into healthy meals for our community.  The initial phase will include developing operational logistics, building relationships with an expanded donor base and ensuring sustainability.

They will identify and develop partnerships for food sources and recruit sites or outlets for the distribution of the prepared meals.  They will be responsible for the meal preparation and menu development. They will be responsible for all aspects of the program including the pick-up of recovered food, production of meals, delivery of prepared meals, inventory management and overall program administration.

By leveraging the local food supply chain and CitySquare’s existing infrastructure, our non-profit partners and neighbors will have increased access to low cost, nutritious meals that facilitate improved health outcomes and reduce food insecurity.


Education:  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Experience:  At least 3 years of culinary experience preferred.  Nonprofit experience preferred.
Additional Requirements: Bilingual preferred. Must have a valid Texas Operator’s License and be able to meet the driver certification requirements of CitySquare (25 years of age or older).  Ability to attain a Food Managers Certificate.  Ability to work flexible hours including some weekends, as requested.

Number of Openings: 1
Department: Food Programs
Status: Full-time
Schedule: Business hours, flexible as needed

To apply, please click here to download and fill out an application. Then email the application to with your resume and cover letter.