Compass Group - New London, CT3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $43,000 - $61,000 a year
Posted Date: Apr 9, 2019
Note: online applications accepted only.

Full time associates are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Commuter Benefits
Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Programs
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

At Chartwells Higher Education, people are at the core of our business. Together we build innovative food service concepts and serve fresh, local and nutritious meals at over 270 college campuses across the country. Twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nation’s Restaurant News, at Chartwells we take pride in creating opportunities for associates to grow their careers and achieve their development goals within the company.

Job Summary

Working as the Director of Dining Services you will be responsible for overseeing the day to day foodservice operationsat a higher education account. You will manage and lead a team of employees and you will be responsible for managing client relationships, profitability of the account, and talent development.

Key Responsibilities:
Maintains excellent relationships with the client
Works with the Chef and management team in creating nutritious and top quality food for the students
Plans and/or participates in planning menus and utilization of food surpluses and leftovers, taking into account probable number of guests, marketing conditions, popularity of various dishes, and repetition of menu
Works with Executive Chef to estimate food consumption, and purchases or requisitions foodstuffs, and kitchen supplies
Reviews menus, analyzes recipes making necessary adjustments, determines food, labor and overhead costs, and assigns prices to menu items
Implements new culinary programs in conjunction with the Chartwells marketing and culinary teams
Supervises cooking and other kitchen personnel and coordinates their assignment to insure economical and timely food production
Familiarizes newly hired FOH, Chefs and Cooks with kitchen practices and oversees training of FOH and Cook Apprentices (when possible)
Establishes and enforces nutrition and ServSafe sanitation standards for all operations
Acts as a liaison between Chartwells, the school administration, staff, students and the community

Preferred Qualifications:
BS Hospitality degree preferred
Minimum of 3 years of foodservice management experience required
School dining experience preferred
Strong leadership and communication skills
Financial and business acumen
Excellent communication skills

Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today!

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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.

Req ID: 266332

Chartwells HE

Wendy Floyd