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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:

Job Description

Responsible for the successful culinary production operation under the direction of the Director. May serve as the department head for culinary operations in the absences of Executive Chef. Duties include the food production of patient/resident meals, guest/employee retail operations and catering functions. Adheres to HACCP guidelines to ensure efficient, safe and sanitary food production, preparation and presentation. Additional duties may include menu development, inventory, ordering/purchasing, food cost controls, training, sanitation, and personnel management to include hiring, firing, counseling, coaching and developing.

Recipe to Succeed:
Good supervisory, leadership, 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
Understanding of 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
Hands-on leadership and training skills

Necessary Ingredients:
A.O.S. Degree in Culinary Arts or culinary certificate and three (3) years of culinary experience preferred

Three(3) years of culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training
Union shop experienceis a plus
Knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
Batch cooking or high volume cooking experience preferred
Experience with food production for large catering or banquet functions
ServSafe® 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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