Company Name: Compass Group Holdings PLC

Location: YPSILANTI, MI, US - 48197

Job Duration: 2021-05-04 to 2021-06-03


At Chartwells Higher Education, people are at the core of our business. Together we build innovative food service concepts and serve fresh, local and nutritious meals at over 270 college campuses across the country. Twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nation’s Restaurant News, at Chartwells we take pride in creating opportunities for associates to grow their careers and achieve their development goals within the company.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for ensuring the strategy and success of the culinary operations in all food service and catering facilities on a large university. This position will directly report to the Resident District Manager (account lead).  Ensures that all culinary operations provide nutritious, safe, eye-appealing, innovative, and properly flavored foods, in a welcoming and exciting environment. Lead a dynamic and large team to implement and use standardized menus, production methods, portion controls, and service levels that meet company expectations and financial metrics. Maintains a safe work environment for all employees. Adheres to all HACCP guidelines by ensuring safe and sanitary food.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities and duties include: concept and menu development, inventory, ordering/purchasing, food cost controls, training, sanitation, and personnel management to include hiring, counseling, coaching, and developing.


Education and Experience:

            Culinary Bachelor’s Degree preferred with at least five (5) years of progressive experience.

            CEC preferred and Active ACF membership preferred

            Experience required with building a team of culinary professionals

            Experience required with managing multiple operations through strategic planning and implementation of standards and systems

            Experience with planning and catering events including demonstrated catering revenue building experience.

            Experience preferred with high volume culinary management in Residential Dining, including rotating menus, batch cooking, and innovative programming

            Experience with food production for large catering or banquet functions.

            Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation.

            ServSafe® Certified

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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)


Associates at Chartwells Higher Ed are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 485173

Chartwells HE