Restaurant Associates at EF Education – Assistant Director

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

  • We have an opening for an Assistant Director
  • Location: Cambridge, MA Note: online applications accepted only.

Restaurant Associates is recognized as the nation’s premier hospitality company, operating over 170 prestigious locations. Restaurant Associates, based in New York City, provides premium food services to museums, performing arts centers, aquariums, corporate dining, educational facilities and off-premise catering events in New York City, Boston, Hartford, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia. Restaurant Associates is a subsidiary of Compass Group North America, the world’s leading foodservice organization.

At RA, food is inspiration. Our unmatched culture of hospitality excellence enables us to provide memorable experiences for premier clients.  We empower many to be their best though delicious food that happens to be “better-for-you” and the planet.

Core Values:

  • Dedication to Quality
  • Spirit of Ownership
  • Commitment to Talent & Diversity
  • Responsible Citizenship
  • Passion for Hospitality

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Full time associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Discount Marketplace
  • And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary
As an Assistant Director you will assist in the responsibility for the overall operation of the Food Services department on campus. You will assist in operating the department in accordance with the approved budget, while providing the Client with the maximum value for dollars spent.

Key Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director assists in responsibility for ensuring the food offered to the guest and staff is of superior quality.  You will direct and conduct safety, sanitation, and maintenance programs; while maintaining excellent relationships with guest and the Client, as well as other departments on campus.  The Assistant Director is also responsible for promoting the professional growth and development of their team.  In addition; you will assist in fostering strong inter-departmental relations and integrate the food-service department with the facility plan of operations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A.A. Degree or related experience preferred
  • Some knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Previous P&L accountability or contract-managed service experience is desirable
  • Supervisory, leadership, management and coaching skills
  • Communication skills both written and verbal
  • Financial, budgetary, accounting and computational skills
  • Proficient computer skills to include; various computer programs, Microsoft Office programs, e-mail and the Internet
  • ServSafe® Certified

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry
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.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

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