Compass Group USA - Williamsport, PA

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A Fresh Approach to Great Results.

Compass Group, The Americas Division is the nation's largest contract foodservice and hospitality provider, with over 160,000 associates throughout the United States, Latin America, and Canada and revenues of $7.7 billion. Our vision for success is a powerful one - to continue to rise above the competition in every aspect of our business - from leading-edge technology, to purchasing, to foodservice, to catering and vending. That kind of commitment commands only the best, and it.s our great people providing great service that generates our great results . In turn, it's important to us that our talented employees be given the proper resources to achieve their fullest potential. Play a key role in our future success.

Want to influence a generation? How about just working in a place where you know you make a difference. Try one of our 4000 public and private school locations managed by Chartwells School Dining Services. That's about 1.6 million young students we provide meals and food service for each day.

School meals have drastically changed since you were in grade school and we need skilled managers implementing our mission of emphasizing Eat. Learn. Live


Eat - the growing minds and bodies of school aged children require nutritious food. Learn - school is not just about learning from a textbook, it's about equipping students with the knowledge it takes to make Balanced Choices every day.

Live - what it's all about; live a life that is both happy and successful.

Eat. Learn. Live exemplifies Chartwells' promise and philosophy that nourishing students is not only our business; it's our commitment to the communities in which we serve. Chartwells is a diverse family of dedicated food and nutrition specialist serving the academic community. We deliver customized solutions that benefit our partners through innovative programs.

We seek individuals who not only care about children, but also have the skills and experience to manage a business. With a strong team we continue to develop programs that contribute to our mission, which ultimately results in success for our partners in education. Children are our future; be a part of tomorrow, be a part of Chartwells.

So where can you find real opportunities? With us, naturally.

Job Description

Location: Williamsport, PA

Position: Chef Manager

This position is responsible for the successful culinary operation in a School Dining (K-12) account under the direction of the Director of Dining Services. Serves as the department head for culinary operations with duties that include the food production of students/faculty meals, guest/employee retail operations and catering functions. Adheres to HACCP guidelines to ensure efficient, safe and sanitary food production, preparation and presentation. Specific responsibilities and duties also include: menu development, inventory, ordering/purchasing, food cost controls, training, sanitation, and personnel management to include hiring, counseling, coaching and developing. Ensures that all kitchens provide nutritious, safe eye-appealing and properly flavored foods; that menus, production methods portions and service meet federal state and districts standards. Maintains a safe and sanitary work environment for all employees.

Recipe to Succeed:
Strong supervisory, leadership, hands-on management and coaching skills

Good communication skills both written and verbal

Ability to communicate on various levels to include management, departmental, customer and associate levels

Strong financial, budgetary, and food control practices

Proficient computer skills to include; various computer programs, Microsoft Office programs, e-mail and the Internet

Ability to perform various motor skills such as; lifting, reaching, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, squatting, grasping and arm-hand coordination on a continuous basis

Ability to multi-task as well as stay on task and concentrate with constant interruptions

Knowledge of diet principles and safe and sanitary food handling principles

Exhibit courtesy, tact and reasonable speed in performance of duties

Necessary Ingredients:
Culinary Degree preferred or equivalent years of experience and seven (7) years of culinary experience

Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of progressive culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training

Experience with planning and managing catering events, from a culinary perspective

Batch cooking or high volume cooking experience preferred

Experience with food production for large catering or banquet functions

Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation

ServSafeĀ® Certified

Must be able to pass criminal background check

Great People. Great Service. Great Results.

At Compass Group, The Americas Division, our superior balance of efficiency and quality attract the highest caliber level of service our clients deserve. We retain the finest workers with a highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits plan. If you're looking for a career where you set the standard for personal advancement, then Compass Group, The Americas Division is for you! Working together, we will continue to experience success as the industry's best.

Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group, The Americas Division is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V

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