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Director of Dining Services

Company: Meriwether Godsey, Inc.
Location: Potomac
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Meriwether Godsey is looking for a Director of Dining Services responsible for leading and managing the food production program as well as special events at an independent, co-ed college preparatory school located in Potomac, MD. Our ideal candidate has strong culinary and management skills, a vision for excellence, a creative mind, as well as a passion, and demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity. What the Director of Dining Services will do:

  • Support account activities to ensure operations run smoothly and efficiently and reflect the MG brand.
  • Support account-based financial planning, budget/cost analysis, and reporting to set, monitor, and achieve operating and financial goals.
  • Lead by example; engaging and developing direct reports and team members through ongoing support, monitoring, coaching, and feedback.
  • Lead teams in preparing meals while embracing fresh, local, scratch; support and/or manage menu development, purchasing, and production, incorporating the latest trends and practices
  • Support high-end catering, including booking, planning, execution, and communication.
  • Foster an inclusive environment for all staff and guests; maintain effective client and customer-centric relationships.
  • Maintain HACCP standards and a healthy environment for clients, customers, and employees.
  • Support personnel-related functions, including recruitment, interviewing, hiring, growth and development of team members, and performance monitoring. What the Director of Dining Services will need:
    • Bachelor's Degree or ten years of related experience
    • 5+ Years' experience in Contract Food Service Operation, High-End Catering Management, and Campus Dining experience, College Campus Dining Management a plus
    • Participative management style and excellent leadership skills
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • Account and Project Management Skills
    • Knowledge of food safety (HACCP), sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards.
    • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment while fostering strong client and customer relationships.
    • ServSafe - Food Protection Manager Certification preferred
    • Application and promotion of current food trends
    • Proficiency and growing knowledge of sustainable practices
    • May be required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. Exemptions available upon request What the Director of Dining Services will get:
      • Competitive Pay, Meals, Leadership Support & Development and Benefits such as Health, Vision, Dental, and more! Meriwether Godsey offers significant opportunities for growth and career advancement. The work environment is fast-paced, team-oriented, and high-energy. You'll be surrounded by people who are passionate about what they do. Interested in learning more? Visit our Enjoy a people and food-focused environment where you have the opportunity to make a difference every day and advance your career. Help Meriwether Godsey set the standard for hospitality in the Greater DC market!We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment in any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, genetic makeup, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, immigration status or veteran status and all other statuses protected by federal, state, and local law. Compensation details: 95000-98000 Yearly SalaryPI8683c8d17deb-31181-34433484

Keywords: Meriwether Godsey, Inc., Potomac , Director of Dining Services, Executive , Potomac, Maryland

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