Title:  Food Service Director

Requisition #:  493910

Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3H 0R9

Career Area:  Professional & Management



  • Work-life balance  
  • Summer vacation encouraged
  • 2-week December Holiday closure
  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Health & Dental Benefits with no waiting period
  • Employer Matched Pension Program



As the Food Service Director, you will oversee food and beverage operations at a K-12 private school campus. You are a senior leader, focused on managing and developing your team to deliver world class services.

You set the vision for services and then ensure delivery is critical for this role. The successful candidate must have experience in managing diverse teams and have a track record in service excellence and people development. 


•    A passion for creating exceptional guest experiences 
•    You’re flexible, creative and thrive on the opportunity to do different things 
•    You strive to forge partnerships and relationships to build a strong team
•    Have a passion for coaching and mentoring and are comfortable delegating tasks
•    You take pride in your ability to stay focused, even amid chaos
•    You’re a stickler for details, you have a strong understanding for the financial part of the business, controlling cost like a boss and delivering on financial commitments!
•    You are proactive in running the business, always staying one step ahead, anticipating the needs of the customer and the Client alike


•    Be seen as a senior leader for all operations and advocate for both our client and Aramark
•    Accountable and responsible for maintaining a culture focused on safety in everything we do
•    Building a management team capable of delivering innovation, quality and operational excellence across all service lines
•    Delivering highest quality services
•    Delivering annual revenue growth in all service lines through exceptional quality and targeted marketing plans
•    Support client and stakeholder initiatives 
•    Deliver sustainability goals as they pertain to food services 
•    Manage client premises, capital and facilities in a professional manner 
•    Connect, influence and deliver new levels of creative and strategic thinking to build and maintain stakeholder advocacy
•    Develop strategic operation plans aligned with our client's mission, vision, and objectives to include sustainable practices
•    Establish and maintain food production systems and procedures for the ordering, receiving, storing, preparing, and serving of food related products in a safe and efficient manner
•    Develop operational component forecasts; monitor expenses and reports all variances
•    Develop client communication strategy to ensure regular touch points to share wins and opportunities. To ensure annual operating plan is reviewed and delivered
•    Accountable for rollout of Operational Programs, and Executional Framework
•    Ensure Scope of Work (SOW) is followed, and gaps reported to District Manager
•    Training and developing Front Line Managers


•    5 years minimum experience leading a team across services to include restaurant, retail and catering
•    University/College Degree/Diploma in Business Administration or hospitality management preferred 
•    Advanced food safety qualification
•    Strong financial literacy re: food, labour cost, inventory control.
•    Proven ability in analyzing financial statements, operating reports, budget variance reports and other financial statements 
•    Ability to recruit, develop, and retain a strong and diverse team within a dynamic work environment 
•    Ability to respond effectively to changing demands 
•    Positive attitude and genuine customer focus orientation
•    Ability to build and establish internal and external relationship at all levels of the organization including senior levels of management 
•    Excellent knowledge of regulatory issues such as WHMIS, OH&S, and infection control 
•    Excellent computer literacy including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and word.
•    Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
•    Must successfully complete the required training program within the defined probationary period.
•    Must have the ability to communicate effectively with customers and co-workers.
•    Must have the physical capabilities required for light lifting and constant walking
•    In addition, incumbent must be flexible and adapt easily to changes in schedule, work assignments and environment.  Must be willing and capable of working in fast paced environment.