Dining Services Director - The George Washington University

Chartwells HE
Washington, DC
Oct 03, 2022
Oct 06, 2022
Full Time
Chartwells HE At over 300 college & universities around the country, Chartwells Higher Education is re-inventing the on-campus dining experience. We are challenging the norm and setting new standards by investing in high-tech, food-infused social spaces that bring people together to promote meaningful relationships and interactions. We are food-forward difference makers, bound together by a desire to feed hungry minds and prepare students for success.We are seeking hungry, humble and smart associates who are looking to join and grow with a diverse organization. We invite you to start your career journey with us and look forward to hearing from you. Positions at this location require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, boosters, and/or regular COVID testing. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this location may be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered. Job Summary Working as the Director of Dining Services you will be responsible for all culinary and retail operations and leadership of one or more of our campus dining locations, creating excitement by overseeing operations, in accordance with corporate programs and guidelines. This position will be responsible to drive guest satisfaction and engagement! The selected applicant for the position must have a current Certified Food Handler's Identification Card issued by the DC Department of Health, Serv Safe Certification, as well as a Vaccination against Covid-19.Key Responsibilities: Works in cooperation with The George Washington University campus community to enhance campus partnerships and to support sustainability awareness, programming for nutritional and dietary awareness, residential life, etc.Coordinates and executes programming and events, and lead a diverse committee of university and Chartwells participantsAnalyzes customer research, current market conditions and competitor informationManages the productivity of the culinary and front of house teams Ensures customer satisfaction and good public relations through the safe and efficient uses of resourcesDirects staff to provide scheduled dining services in accordance with corporate policies and presentation standardsImplements and maintains cash handling standards as outlined in the Corporate Policies and Procedures Manual to eliminate theft of services or Company fundsOversees P&L and budgeting as it pertains to the area of responsibilityMaintains excellent relationships with clients, students, and the campus communityWorks with the culinary and management teams on campus to create nutritious and top-quality food for the students and campus communityImplements new culinary programs in conjunction with the Chartwells marketing and culinary teams Monitors industry best practices and trends Preferred Qualifications:A.S. or equivalent experienceMUST HAVE a current Certified Food Handler's Identification Card issued by the DC Department of HealthThree to five years of progressive management experienceComprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentationExperienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Outlook, E-mail and the InternetHigh volume, complex foodservice operations experience is highly desirableServSafe certified is highly desirable Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today!Chartwells Higher Education is a member of Compass Group USAClick here to Learn More about the Compass StoryCompass 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)Associates at Chartwells Higher Ed are offered many fantastic benefits.MedicalDentalVisionLife Insurance/ ADDisability InsuranceRetirement PlanPaid Time OffHoliday Time Off (varies by site/state)Associate Shopping ProgramHealth and Wellness ProgramsDiscount MarketplaceIdentity Theft ProtectionPet InsuranceCommuter BenefitsEmployee Assistance ProgramFlexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)Req ID: 1095881Chartwells HE KRISTINA MCCARTHY [[req_classification]]

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