Purchasing Administrator
Los Angeles, CA 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description


Purchasing Administrator

Patina Restaurant Group seeks an Culinary Purchasing administrator.  We are seeking a highly proactive and forward thinking individual to support assist the Purchasing Managers and Directors in all aspects of administration of FSA. This individual must be personable with a can do attitude and a leader; experienced in handling a wide range of confidential, supportive tasks, organized and can keep projects on track. 

The ideal candidate will have kitchen / back of the house experience looking for a corporate entry-level position with an opportunity to grow within our company. Must possess strong food and facility knowledge and has experience in the kitchen / back of house duties including ordering and receiving food, beverage and supplies. This depth of hands on experience in the kitchen / back of the house is the foundation needed in succeeding in this role of Purchasing Administrator.  


• Maintains and updates FSA Master Order Guide in alignment with standards and programs.
• Collect and compile monthly vendor usage reports, data entry
• Collect and compile data for use in analysis (examples include: cost effectiveness, item comparison, program compliance).
• Assist in onboarding new vendors to FSA (examples include: FSA Vendor Info Setup, FSA Item Lists, prepare credit apps and new vendor docs for approval by Purch Manager).
• Assist in onboarding new units in FSA (examples include: FSA Unit Setup, Create Opening Order Guide & Inventory).
• Maintain and update vendor contacts in FSA.
• Maintain and update unit distribution groups in Outlook.
• Prepare & post information unit bulletins in FSA (for example: vendor holiday closures).
• Monitor and respond to “write-in” items that move through FSA.
• Assist units in troubleshooting FSA issues.
• Assist units with vendor service issues.


• Minimum of 1-2 years kitchen or steward experience; Experience in various phases of kitchen and back of the house operations
• Culinary Arts / Hospitality degree
• Knowledge and experience working with Food Service / Restaurant Purchasing systems including food ordering, purchasing and accounting related matters
• General knowledge of food and beverage procedures and administration
• Good sound financial skills, including understanding of and strong attention to cost control
• Excellent analytical & inter-personal skills
• Strong organization and writing skills
• Must have a keen interest in administrative responsibilities
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
• Strong knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint & MS office

Note: You may be called upon from time to time to perform other duties that may not be included in your job description at your manager’s/supervisor’s discretion.

• Competitive compensation package
• Major medical insurance options
• Dental, vision and life insurance
• Paid vacation
• 401K program
• Company discount dining program

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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