General Manager (single unit) - Business Dining
Location: Maplewood, Minnesota
Posted: December 01, 2017
Reference ID: 145166
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter .
The Business Services division of Aramark, with over $1 billion in revenues and 18,000 employees, provides a wide range of food and other support services to more than 500 clients in business and industry, at more than 1,500 locations in the U.S. Aramark offers Fortune 500 companies and other large and small employers a single-source provider for employee cafés, executive dining rooms, catering, convenience stores, conference center management, and facility management. Aramark Business Dining is looking for professional leaders committed to providing our customers with unique solutions, outstanding variety, and healthy menu choices to improve the overall well-being and productivity of client locations.
As a General Manager you will plan, direct, and control a location in our corporate dining division (i.e., food service, merchandising, event planning, facilities, vending, etc.) to meet operating and financial goals, client objectives, and customer needs. You will be responsible for the development and growth of multiple management teams in this location. The General Manager will have daily interaction with the client and client's customers and/or employees.
Ideal candidates will possess a bachelor's degree in Food Service Management, Business Administration, or other related field, plus a minimum of 8 years relevant experience. The ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer services, entrepreneurship, and building and growing a strong business is essential to success in this role. Ability to taste and smell food to determine quality and palatability. Ability to communicate effectively with clients, senior management, and Aramark support staff. Ability to respond effectively to changing demands. P &L accountability and/or contract-managed service experience is desirable.