DIRECTOR OF DINING SERVICES/ LEXINGTON, KY Job
Date: Mar 11, 2014
Location: Lexington, KY, US
Charlotte-based Compass Group North America is the leader in foodservice management and support services. By combining fresh ideas with the industry's greatest talent, we continue to set the standards for food and service excellence. Our vision for success is a powerful one - to continue to rise above the competition in every aspect of our business - from leading-edge technology, to purchasing, to foodservice, to catering and vending, to facilities management and support services. That kind of commitment commands only the best, and it.s our great people providing great service that generates our great results. In turn, it's important to us that our talented employees be given the proper resources to achieve their fullest potential. Play a key role in our future success:Morrison Management Specialists, a member of the Compass Group, is the nation's only food service company exclusively dedicated to providing food, nutrition and dining services to the healthcare and senior living communities through its two operating divisions: Morrison Healthcare Food Services and Morrison Senior Living. With over 1,200 registered dietitians, 200 executive chefs and 16,600 professional food service team members, Morrison is actively committed to fostering ways to enjoy great-tasting, healthy food through socially responsible practices and superior customer service. Morrison serves over 800 client locations in 41 states including some of the largest and most prominent integrated healthcare systems and senior living communities in the United States.
Morrison started over a half century ago with the idea of bringing our retail expertise to hospitals. Today, we are an industry leader with national reach. We are guided by values that we call The Morrison Way: trust, team, customer focus, learning, and profit. Since the beginning, our strategy hasn't changed-we achieve our goals by helping our customers meet theirs!
Director of Dining Services in Lexington, KY
Work M-F providing meals to Meals on Wheels and adult day care centers
As a Director of Dining Services you will be directly responsible for the overall operation of the dining service department in a congregate meal program. You will operate the department in accordance with the approved budget, while providing the Client with the maximum value for dollars spent. The Director is responsible for ensuring the food offered to the residents, guests and employees of the community is of superior quality. You will direct and conduct safety, sanitation, and maintenance programs; while maintaining excellent relationships with residents, guests and Client, as well as other departments within the community. The Director is also responsible for promoting the professional growth and development of their entire team. In addition; you will foster strong inter-departmental relations and integrate the dining service department with the facility plan of operations.Perks: As a Morrison Senior Dining team member you will be eligible for comprehensive benefits plan, tuition reimbursement, a 401K Plan, and many other benefits.Qualifications:
B.S. Degree in Food Services Technology/Management or related field; or A.A. Degree plus five (5) years of directly related experience preferred
Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of retirement or adult home/care experience preferred, depending upon formal degree or training
Five (5) plus years of direct foodservice operational management experience in a fine dining/hotel/country club setting, with inventory and purchasing knowledge and control
Excellent knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
Excellent customer services skills and experiences
Experience with P&L accountability highly desirable
Contract-managed service experience is desirable
Certified Dietary Manager certificate highly desirable
Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check (Federal & State) and drug screening
Great People. Great Service. Great Results.
At Compass Group North America, our superior balance of efficiency and quality attract the highest caliber level of service our clients deserve. We retain the finest workers with a highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits plan. If you're looking for a career where you set the standard for personal advancement, then Compass Group North America is for you! Working together, we will continue to experience success as the industry's best.Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry
Compass Group North America is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V
Job ID: MAW05061324794
Nearest Major Market: Lexington
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