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Company: Restaurant Associates
Location: Cambridge, MA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Food, Beverage


Posted Date: Oct 2, 2019

Position Title: DIR, REGNL


Become part of Restaurant Associates, a name that has been synonymous with exciting restaurant concepts and high quality foodservice for over half a century. RA is a New York City leader in the foodservice industry for some of the nation's premier museums, performing arts centers and corporate accounts. Restaurant Associates' commitment to upscale dining has led the way to develop successful culinary programs. If you share our belief in the value of delivering Superior Quality Food and Delivery Hospitality Excellence, we invite you to learn more about Restaurant Associates' dynamic select team of professionals. Come share your talents with one of the nations' fastest-growing, multi-million dollar organizations.

This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus! If you know someone that is qualified for this role, please use the ‘job search' in MyOpportunity to refer your referral and email them a link to apply. Your referral will be able to apply by clicking the link in the email then you can check the status under Careers in MyOpportunity by clicking on ‘referral tracking.' For Employee Referral guidelines, FAQs and the Compass Employee Referral Policy, email Click here to view the step-by-step instructions to refer a friend to this position.

Job Summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all phases of planning, budgeting analysis and reporting relating to the operations as well as control account expenditures and obtain maximum utilization of account resources. Individual must also develop short and long-term financial and operational plans in support of the overall objectives of the company, monitor and maintain performance, product and service quality. Additional responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Manages the district in compliance with established company policies and procedures
  • Ensures consistent and equitable administration of personnel policies, procedures and guidelines to facilitate effective employee relations
  • Performs operational audits of units and designs improvements to optimize financial performance, operational productivity and to ensure conformance with government and accrediting agency standards, regulations, and codes regarding food storage, preparation, sanitation and record keeping
  • Monitors and ensures development of accurate forecasts for all units
  • Makes proper use of customer food preference surveys
  • Attend appropriate foodservice committee meetings
  • Attend quarterly client meetings
  • Participates actively in the sales process; conducts client negotiations and coordinates documentation of contract changes
  • Performs related duties and special projects as assigned
  • Bachelors degree is preferred, or equivalent professional experience
  • 12-15 years upscale food service experience, including 10 years at the management level and 5 years experience of multi unit management
  • Experience in personnel management including hiring, supervision, evaluation and succession planning
  • Proven track record of achieving company goals in compliance with company/client policies and procedures
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills
  • Effective problem solving and conflict management skills
  • Ability to multi-task as well as stay on task and concentrate with constant interruptions
  • Must be able to read and interpret business records and statistical reports
  • Must be able to analyze and interpret policies established by administrators
  • Must be able to make business decisions based on financial reports and similar facts
  • Food purchasing, food costs and inventory control
  • Menu planning in consultation with chefs
  • Must be knowledgeable on HACCP controls along with proper storage and use of food
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Exceptional business etiquette and client relations
  • Manages time effectively and prioritizes tasks to meet deadlines
  • Strong catering experience required
  • Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • ServSafe or Department of Health certification a plus

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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: 291571

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