BENCH - SENIOR DIRECTOR OF DINING SERVICES - NEW YORK CITY
Hospitality - Food Services
19 W Houston St
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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 spentEnsures that the food offered to the students is of superior qualityInterviews, hires, and trains associates; plans, assigns, and directs work; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines associates; addresses complaints and resolves problemsDirects and conducts safety, sanitation, and maintenance programsMaintains excellent relationships with students, faculty, guests and clients as well as other departments within the communityPromotes the professional growth and development of the entire teamFosters 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 experienceMinimum of five years of Proven Leadership expertiseMinumum five years of direct foodservice operational management experience with inventory and purchasing knowledge and controlStrong knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentationKnowledge of P&L accountability and contract-managed service experience is desirableServSafe certified a plusMust be forward thinking, proactive and the face of Chartwells on campus Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today!Chartwells Higher Education is a member of Compass Group USAClick here to Learn More about the Compass Story 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: 236154Chartwells HE Wendy Floyd SALARIED EXEMPT Associated topics: assistant general manager, assistant restaurant manager, back end, deli manager, frontend, gm, kitchen manager, restaurant leader, shift leader, shift manager
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