Restaurant Associates

Location: US - IL - Chicago

Nov 9, 2016
Job Details

Become part of Restaurant Associates, a name that has been synonymous with exciting restaurant concepts and high quality foodservice for over half a century.  RA is a New York City leader in the foodservice industry for some of the nation's premier museums, performing arts centers and corporate accounts.  Restaurant Associates’ commitment to upscale dining has led the way to develop successful culinary programs. If you share our belief in the value of delivering Superior Quality Food and Delivery Hospitality Excellence, we invite you to learn more about Restaurant Associates’ dynamic select team of professionals.  Come share your talents with one of the nations’ fastest-growing, multi-million dollar organizations.


Key Responsibilities: 

* Participate in employee meetings, reviews and training programs

* Manage in compliance with Restaurant Associates established policies and procedures

* Manage in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations

* Maintain food cost while ensuring quality standards

* Establish and maintain good rapport with staff, client and guest and other departments

* Financial acumen for all areas including financial reporting with sales reports P&L reports, writing and adhering to annual budgets and cash handling

* Analyzing and trending financial data

* Manage purchasing and inventory controls

* Must be knowledgeable on HACCP controls along with  proper storage and use of food

* Performs related duties and special projects as assigned


Preferred Qualifications: 

* Bachelors degree is preferred, or equivalent professional experience

* 8-10 years upscale food service experience, including 6 years experience at the management level

* Experience in personnel management including hiring, supervision, evaluation and succession planning

* Proven track record to achieve company goals in compliance with company/client policies and procedures

* Excellent leadership and organizational skills, flexible and adaptable to constant changes and must possess attention to detail

* Supervisory, scheduling, training and coaching skills

* Effective problem solving and conflict management skills

* Ability to multi-task as well as stay on task and concentrate with constant interruptions

* Food purchasing, food costs and inventory control

* Ability to create budgets, flash reports, financial targets and forecasts

* Menu planning in consultation with chefs

* Knowledge of cash handling procedures and reconciliation of multiple cash banks and reports

* Must be knowledgeable on HACCP controls along with  proper storage and use of food

* Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving

* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

* Exceptional business etiquette and client relations

* Manages time effectively and prioritizes tasks to meet deadlines

* Strong catering experience required

* Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior

* Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

* ServSafe or Department of Health certification a plus

Apply to Restaurant Associates today!

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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.
Additional Details
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Food Service
F&B - Food & Beverage