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  • We have an opening for a Wellness and Sustainability Manager position
  • Location: Note: online applications accepted only.
  • Schedule: M- F , with occassional weekend events
  • Requirement: Registered Dietitian


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

Restaurant Associates is recognized as the nation’s premier hospitality company, operating over 170 prestigious locations. Restaurant Associates, based in New York City, provides premium food services to museums, performing arts centers, aquariums, corporate dining, educational facilities and off-premise catering events in New York City, Boston, Hartford, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia. Restaurant Associates is a subsidiary of Compass Group North America, the world’s leading foodservice organization.

At RA, food is inspiration. Our unmatched culture of hospitality excellence enables us to provide memorable experiences for premier clients.  We empower many to be their best though delicious food that happens to be "better-for-you" and the planet.

Core Values:

  • Dedication to Quality
  • Spirit of Ownership
  • Commitment to Talent & Diversity
  • Responsible Citizenship
  • Passion for Hospitality

Full time associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 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


We are seeking a  Wellness and Sustainability Manager - RD required to support a high end B &I client in the heart of Washington , DC.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Understands and promotes Company food philosophy, sustainability commitments, and nutrition programs.
  • Develops, implements, and/or tracks effectiveness of corporate nutrition and wellness programming taking into account current dietary recommendations and trends, overall account profiles, and client needs.
  • Leads team projects related to the growth of nutrition and health.
  • Plays an active role in educating internal teams on Company protocols related to risk management of food allergies and special diets.
  • Plays lead role in roll-out and maintenance of guest-facing nutrition communication programs.
  • Participates as member of national nutrition team encompassing RD/corporate meetings and activities, new account sales, account retention, communication regarding activities, new programs, and new account openings.
  • Conducts site visits for purpose of quality control of nutritional program, nutritional standards, on-site nutritional support (meeting with students, clients, etc.) and on-site programming.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date knowledge of nutrition topics related to food service, sustainability, menu development, etc.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) required.
  • Licensed by the State Dietetics Licensing Board in states where applicable required.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Five (5) years general Dietitian/Nutritional work with related experience in wellness and business environments - preferred
  • Strong Hospitality knowledge and interest in sustainability and sustainable food practices.
  • Knowledge of international cuisine
  • Requires strong public speaking skills and ability to plan and deliver audience-appropriate presentations for guests, clients, internal teams, and/or potential clients.
  • Must learn and become proficient in using company nutrient analysis software.
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, Power Point, nutrient analysis software and social media.





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: 234768


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

Job Segment: Food Service, Hospitality