DO & CO The Gourmet Entertainment Company – A passion for hospitality culinary delights on every banquet floor and in the sky: As a listed Austrian company with the three business segments of Airline Catering, International Event Catering, and Restaurants, Lounges & Hotels, we offer gourmet entertainment all over the world. We operate 31 locations in 11 countries on 3 continents, maintaining the highest standard of quality in both our products and services. We refine the classics, develop the unknown and grow constantly – sometimes beyond our own expectations. The most important ingredient in our premium recipe is our staff of 11,000 employees, each and every one of whom has a strong personality and a passion for hospitality. They shape our company with their personal dedication and commitment. We give our all to provide them with an environment in which they can realize their full potential.

New York | Chicago | Los Angeles | London | Paris | Milan | Barcelona | Frankfurt
Düsseldorf | Berlin | Munich | Istanbul | Kiev | Warsaw | Seoul | Vienna

The DO & CO New York team currently consists of approximately 800 employees. We are looking for a

Quality Control Specialist

This position is ideal for someone who is looking to continue and enhance their career in Food Safety, Quality Control/Quality Assurance. Ideal candidate has a strong sanitation background and is availability to work overnight controlling and directing employees of third party cleaning company.

Reports to: Food Safety and Hygiene Supervisors and Regional Quality Assurance Manager


  • Be part of an energetic team, creating gourmet products served to thousands of passengers daily, on the World’s best International Airlines
  • Perform Assigned Daily, Weekly and Monthly Hygiene/Food Safety Tasks based on Hygiene Controller Manual and Company Global Food Safety Manual
  • Help ensure quality and hygiene standards are met for food, beverage, ingredients, and merchandise and supply items prepared and distributed to our airline clients
  • Responsible for ensuring quality assurance and product/food safety and regulatory compliance, adhering to local, state, federal, international environmental, health and food safety regulations
  • Train employees, provide coaching on hygiene and safety matters
  • Provide support before/at customer audits, health department inspections, training and consultations and ensure employees understand and comply with applicable standards
  • Food storage control and food wastage control
  • Support with pest control management
  • Comply with all food safety and hygiene regulations as stated in the food safety management system handbook
  • Report problems with the food safety management system to their Supervisor and Manager and the hygiene and food safety team
  • Perform the daily pre-operation inspection, record and log
  • Manage overnight deep cleaning, supervision and sanitation program and verification
  • Provides training to sanitation and operations staff on proper cleaning techniques and sanitation procedures. Enforces all company policies and procedures
  • Manages Sanitation procedures and policies in accordance with regulatory and food safety Management System as well as client requirements.
  • Develop, implement, monitor, and review Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS).
  • Analyzes sanitation data in order to identify trends and continual improvement opportunities
  • Maintain a systematic procedure for all actions necessary to ensure that the facility is free from conditions that may cause product contamination or adulteration
  • Manages the sanitation inventory of chemicals and tools. Complies with Safety Data Sheet requirements in the handling of chemicals and proper use of PPE ensuring Sanitation team members are trained upon hire and annually thereafter


  • Work experience in a hospitality, food production environment, catering establishment within floor monitoring, food safety and quality parameters.
  • Strong experience in Food Facility Sanitation
  • Good knowledge and experience of Food Facility Cleaning Chemicals and Handling
  • Good Knowledge and experience in Cleaning Verification in a Food Facility.
  • Ability to multi-task, work well in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work well in a team as well as independently
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work with individuals in different functions
  • Passion for working within an international team
  • Work Experience in QA/QC department or related field preferred
  • Knowledge of HACCP, and other Food Safety Related Trainings will be an added advantage
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated, professional work ethic & service-oriented and a hands-on approach
  • Good computer skills required (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook)
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • A minimum of High School Certificate and/or Technical/Vocational Education
  • Flexibility (different shifts – early morning, evening, weekends, holidays)

We offer

  • A renowned, international company, continually expanding and offering excellent career growth opportunities
  • A diverse and dynamic work environment
  • Free employee meals
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Holiday pay, paid time off, sick days
  • Career advancement
  • MTA pre-tax commuter benefit

We look forward to receiving your application (if you are eligible to work within the US). Help shape the spirit of DO & CO!

DO & CO New York Catering, Inc.

Human Resources

149-32 132 Street
Jamaica, NY 11430
Tel.:+1 718 529 4570

This job description is not exhaustive of all job responsibilities. Other tasks may be added by the Management according to business requirements.

If you need an accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process including the application process, please contact us via fax, mail, e-mail or telephone provided on the job advert, and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.