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BENCH - SENIOR DIRECTOR OF DINING SERVICES - NEW YORK CITY

Location: NEW YORK CITY - POTENTIAL NEW BUSINESS

 

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

 

The Senior Director of Dining Services is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial manager who is constantly seeking a better way to conduct business. This key leadership position is directly responsible for successful day to day foodservice operations and profitability of the higher education account. The Director ensures client, customer service/satisfaction with efficient cost-effective management that both meets and exceeds clients expectations.  You will be responsible for all foodservice-related activities, managing client relationships and talent development.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Operates the department in accordance with the approved budget, while providing the client with the maximum value for the dollars spent
  • Ensures that the food offered to the students is of superior quality
  • Interviews, hires, and trains associates; plans, assigns, and directs work; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines associates; addresses complaints and resolves problems
  • Directs and conducts safety, sanitation, and maintenance programs
  • Maintains excellent relationships with students, faculty, guests and clients as well as other departments within the community
  • Promotes the professional growth and development of the entire team
  • Fosters strong inter-departmental relations and integrate the dining service department with the facility plan of operations

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Food Services Technology/Management or related field; or A.A. Degree plus five years of directly related experience
  • Minimum of five years of Proven Leadership expertise
  • Minumum five years of direct foodservice operational management experience with inventory and purchasing knowledge and control
  • Strong knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Knowledge of P&L accountability and contract-managed service experience is desirable
  • ServSafe® certified a plus
  • Must be forward thinking, proactive and the face of Chartwells on campus

 

 

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: 236154

Chartwells HE 

Wendy Floyd 

SALARIED EXEMPT 


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