CHARLOTTE-BASED COMPASS GROUP\nNORTH AMERICA is the leader in foodservice management and support\nservices. By combining fresh ideas with the industry's greatest\ntalent, we continue to set the standards for food and service\nexcellence. Our vision for success is a powerful one - to continue to\nrise above the competition in every aspect of our business - from\nleading-edge technology, to purchasing, to foodservice, to catering\nand vending, to facilities management and support services. That kind\nof commitment commands only the best, and it.s our GREAT PEOPLE\nproviding GREAT SERVICE that generates our GREAT RESULTS. In turn,\nit's important to us that our talented employees be given the\nproper resources to achieve their fullest potential. Play a key role\nin our future success:
Restaurant Associates, a division of the\nCompass Group, is a national hospitality company based in New York\nCity. We specialize in restaurants, corporate dining, cultural\ncenters and off-premise catering. Our clients include many of the\nFortune 500 companies and internationally renowned cultural centers\nthroughout the United States. Our RA brand standards and commitment\nto innovative concepts continue to attract top industry professionals.\n JOB DESCRIPTION:
The successful candidate may serve as the\ndepartment head for culinary operations in the absence of Executive\nChef. Duties include heavy food production of client meals and high\nlevel catering functions. Must adhere to HACCP guidelines to ensure\nefficient, safe and sanitary food production, preparation and\npresentation. Responsible for handling, preparation and storage of\nperishable products. Additional duties may include menu development,\ninventory, ordering, sanitation, and hourly associate management to\ninclude hiring, counseling, coaching and development. Additional\nrelated duties and special projects as assigned.
Degree in Culinary Arts is preferred or equivalent professional\nexperience
Minimum of 8-10 years related experience in upscale food\nservice operations including 5 years at the management\nlevel
Knowledge of food and industry trends with a focus on quality,\nproduction, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
Must\npossess at least 3 years of experience in menu development
Ability to\nset up and distribute production sheets
Supervisory, leadership,\ntraining, management and coaching skills
Excellent communication\nskills both written and verbal
Ability to multi-task as well as stay\non task and concentrate with constant interruptions
Prioritize and\ndelegate tasks in a timely manner
Maintain a positive attitude under\npressure and motivate team
Proficient computer skills to include;\nvarious computer programs, Microsoft Office programs, e-mail and the\nInternet
Ability to lift, bend and carry up to 40 lbs.
Knowledge\nof safe and sanitary food handling principles
Conformity to the\nhighest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior
ServSafe\nor Department of Health certification a plus
GREAT PEOPLE. GREAT\nSERVICE. GREAT RESULTS.
At Compass Group North America, our superior\nbalance of efficiency and quality attract the highest caliber level of\nservice our clients deserve. We retain the finest workers with a\nhighly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits plan. If\nyou're looking for a career where you set the standard for\npersonal advancement, then Compass Group North America is for you!\nWorking together, we will continue to experience success as the\nindustry's best.ACHIEVING LEADERSHIP IN THE FOODSERVICE\nINDUSTRY
Compass Group North America is a diversity growth-oriented\norganization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using\nfair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities\nfor ALL associates. EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V
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