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Food Service Director - Retail Coffee Concepts - Univ of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN

  • Retail & Customer Service

  • Salaried

Job Description

Growth and opportunity are knocking on your door! Take your career to the next level in the Food Services industry!  

  

We’re looking for an experienced, rockstar Food Service Site Director who is ready to manage our dining operations, innovate solutions, and execute brilliant plans to keep our customers happy and constantly amazed. Not only will you be a true leader on our team, but you’ll also have the chance to grow your skill set in meeting Aramark and client goals. Your keen focus on safety, teambuilding, and operational excellence will help us succeed, open doors in your career, and make a meaningful difference every day. 

 

It’s your time to shine! Work in an environment you love, ignite your passion, and pursue what matters.   

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead, mentor, engage and develop teams to maximize their contributions, including recruiting, assessing, training, coaching, and managing performance.   

  • Coach employees by creating a shared understanding of what needs to be achieved and how to execute. Reward and recognize employees.  

  • Develop and maintain effective client and customer rapport for mutually beneficial business relationship. Demonstrate excellent customer service using Aramark's standard model.  

  • Identify client needs and effectively communicate operational progress. 

  • Adopt Aramark processes and systems.  

  • Build revenue and manage budget, including cost controls with regard to food, beverage, and labor.  

  • Ensure full compliance with Operational Excellence fundamentals, including food and labor.  

  • Direct and oversee operations related to production, distribution and foodservice.  

  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for clients, customers, and employees.  

  • Build and develop supervisory staff to become future leaders 

  • Comply with all applicable policies, rules, and regulations, including but not limited to those relating to safety, health, wage and hour. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree level education highly preferred in an area of Food Service, Hospitality, Facilities, or Business Management. 

  • Meaningful experience in service industry, contract services, or hospitality environment, including managing teams. 

  • Strong analytical, project planning, and financial management skills. 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, customers, colleagues and staff. 

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time. 

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Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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