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Food Service Director - Higher Education

Morton, MI 49346
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At Aramark Canada, our people are important to us. Our 14,000+ team members coast to coast; deliver experiences that enrich and nourish thousands of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities and uniforms. To show our employees how much we appreciate their efforts, we do everything we can to make sure they feel included, supported and encouraged. Aramark Canada proudly partners with world class post-secondary institutions, world renowned hospitals, major league sports venues and leading global businesses.  As part of a global team that spans 19 countries and has over 200,000 team members; we strive to achieve a safe, diverse and inclusive workforce that our employees can be proud of.

Learn more at www.aramark.ca


Aramark Canada is looking for a strong Food Service Director: someone who has a passion and experience for culinary, but at the same time has an amazing knack and truly wants to build their career in managing front of the house operations.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Food Service Director will oversee the daily foodservice operations for a Higher Ed. account that is not too big in size, but is considered as one of our high profile accounts. 


We are looking for a well rounded leader who has focus on execution of menu planning, catering experience and not being afraid of rolling up their sleeves and being hands on when needed. 

Having someone bilingual with both written and spoken French skills would be considered a huge asset.


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 Aramarks policies and procedures
  • Ensure adherence to Aramarks Health and Safety Programs


  • University Degree or College Diploma in Hospitality management or related field
  • Bilingualism in English and French would be an asset (both written and spoken) 
  • Must be able to lead a team of 10 plus and manage all people skills: hiring, performance managing, payroll, scheduling, training, orientation etc. 
  • 5 years progressive management experience in a similar sized operation
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical, project planning, and financial management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, customers, colleagues and staff


Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon mesures.

Des mesures d'adalestion pour les candidats handicap©s sont disdemandes sur demande.




The finalist candidate for this position will need to complete and successfully pass a Criminal Background Check and a Vulnerable Sector Screening (if the operations we service require this). If hired for this position, your continued employment with us would be condAramark upon Aramark being satisfied that you have successfully cleared both these conditions.


Le/la candidat(e) ficeliste pour ce poste devra r©ussirer et r©ussir une desification des ant©c©dents uneminels et une dursecteuron du secteur vulesrable (si les op©rations l'vousent). Si vous ªtes embaceh©(e) pour ce poste, cheze emploi chez nous sera coceitionnel   ce qu'Aramark soit svousfait que vous avez r©ussi ces deux conditions.





Posted: 2021-06-02 Expires: 2021-07-19
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