• General Manager - Independent School

    Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/7/2018 12:48 PM)
    Food Services
  • Overview

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    Aramark Canada is currently looking for an enthusiastic and experienced General Manager to manage the Food and Custodial Services contract for the Royal St. Georges College (RSGC) which is an independent day school for boys from grade 3 to 12.  RSGC is located in the Annex neighborhood in downtown Toronto.   

    • The successful candidate will have exemplary customer service skills and the ability to communicate professionally with client and customers. 
    • If you have a strong management and financial acumen background and are a team player with a proven track record of developing strong teams while demonstrating high acumen and attention to detail, we want to meet you!
    • We are looking for a results oriented individual, someone with a drive for leadership and demonstrated success in thinking on their feet with excellent communication / presentation skills.


    The General Manager is a very strategic, high profile and a key role for leadership in the operations.  The General Manager will be responsible for the training and development of staff, meeting local and federal government standards, forecasting and financial data, managing operations costs and inventory.  This professional will work closely with the client to build relationships and ensure the contract is executed and the client is satisfied with the quality of service. 




    • Responsible for food service and custodial services (overseeing housekeeping, cleanliness etc. of the buildings) for a fast paced independent school
    • Maintain systems and procedures for the ordering, receiving, storing, preparing and serving of food related products, as well as menu planning and development
    • Motivates, trains, and supervises hourly employees and supervisors.
    • Develops operational component forecasts and is able to explain variances. Responsible for component accounting functions.
    • Ensures that requirements for appropriate sanitation and safety levels in respective areas are met
    • Coordinates and supervises unit personnel regarding production, marketing, quality and cost control, labor management and employee training.
    • Recruits, hires, develops and retains front line team
    • Looks for opportunities to implement new products and services which support sales growth and client retention
    • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, customers, and support staff.
    • Conducts periodic inventory; maintaining records to comply with ARAMARK, government and accrediting agency standards.



    • Bachelor degree in nutrition, dietetics, hospitality, business or related field is required
    • Must have at least 3 to 5 years of food service management experience
    • Some culinary experience would be preferred
    • Must have a demonstrated experience developing talent and managing multiple priorities
    • The ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer services, entrepreneurship and building and growing a strong business is essential for success in this role. 
    • Building relationships, strong financial acumen, analytical ability are essential to success in this demanding environment
    • The ability to identify defects in the preparation and service of food and implement improved quality control procedures as well as to communicate effectively with clients, client customers and support staff is required
    • Strong time management skills are necessary for success in this role
    • Responsible for responding effectively to changing demands
    • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications is required
    • P&L accountability experience is required


    Please note all candidates considered for hire will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.



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