• Multi Site - Food Service Director -Higher Education

    Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/16/2019 3:10 PM)
    Food Services
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    About Aramark
    Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world.  Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities.  Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.



    Reporting to the District Manager, the Food Service Director will oversee the daily foodservice.  The Food Service Director will be responsible for the profitable management of these services under contract with the Client.  Responsibilities include interaction with the client, customers and employees.  The Food Service Director will provide vision to growing the business.

    • Ensure all operating standards are achieved
    • Grow Catering business through Marketing initiatives
    • Establish and maintain procedures for purchasing, receiving, storage, preparation and service of food
    • Coordinate and supervise personnel regarding production, merchandising, quality and cost control, labour, scheduling, staffing and training
    • Assist front line managers with any operational and staffing issues
    • Train, develop and mentor the management team and establish succession plans
    • Ensure that standards for sanitation and food safety are met
    • Assist in menu planning
    • Prepare business plans, budgets and forecasts
    • Monitor financial operating results in order to achieve company and client objectives
    • Develop new initiatives and programs to improve sales and customer satisfaction
    • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting for all business sectors
    • Maintain records to comply with Aramark, and government standards
    • Ensure compliance with Marketing and Human Resources Programs
    • Ensure adherence to Aramark’s policies and procedures
    • Ensure adherence to Aramark’s Health and Safety Programs


    • Self-confidence; communicate openly and directly
    • Champion the Aramark mission – “Deliver experiences that enrich and nourish lives”.
    • Provide immediate support and feedback; accurately assess and address developmental needs
    • Possess understanding of others’ situation or business; focus on creating the right solutions to address specific needs
    • Objectively monitor plans and projects; seek process improvements
    • Take personal ownership and responsibility; set clear, consistent goals
    • Bachelor's degree or College Deploma (and/or requisite industry and management experience) and a minimum of 2–4 years of experience in multi-unit food service operations.
    • The ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer services, systems and processes, and building performance based relationships.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with clients, customers, and support staff and be able to respond effectively to changing demands.
    • ServSafe certification required.
    • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office suite applications 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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