Compass Group - Chicago, IL3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $47,000 - $67,000 a year
Posted Date: Feb 4, 2019

We have an opening for a Director, Dining Services (Traveling- New Business Opening) position.
Location: Chicago, IL
Note: online applications accepted only.

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Working for Morrison Community Living is more than a job – it’s a calling. We are the leading provider of dining, nutrition, wellness and community services to America’s senior living communities. From our sustainable food practices and innovative culinary programs – to housekeeping, plant operations and landscaping, we enrich the lives of seniors every day. To do that, we need the best and brightest to work with us. We’re seeking talented people who have a passion for seniors. We’re making a difference every day. Are you ready to join us?

Full time associates at Morrison Community Living are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Commuter Benefits
Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program
Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Discount Marketplace
And other voluntary benefits
Job Summary

Job Summary:
Working as a Traveling Director of Dining Services for new business openings, you will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations for new business accounts in Senior Living facilities. Working as a team with an Executive Chef overseeing Back of House (BOH) operations, you will manage, lead, and train a team of associates in Front of House (FOH) operations. You will be responsible for managing client relations, along with ensuring that the food offered to the customers is of superior quality. Once the facility is operating up to MCL standards, you will move to the next client. Additionally, you will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities:
Maintain excellent relationships with customers, guests and client as well as other departments
Work with the Chef and management team in creating menus and providing top quality food
Oversee all P&L and budgeting as it pertains to the account
Roll out new culinary programs in conjunction with Morrison Community Living marketing and culinary team
Will travel within the region and will work 10 days on, 4 days off. If the client location is within a commutable distance of your home, you may choose to stay at home Most accounts will be "day travel", with infrequent flying.

Preferred Qualifications:
BS, Hospitality or Culinary degree preferred
Three to five years of foodservice operation experience
High volume production and catering experience is essential
Previous experience managing a budget
Desire to learn and grow with a top notch foodservice company

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

Req ID: 247261