Compass Group, North America ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER in ATLANTA, Georgia

  • We have an opening for an Assistant General Manager-Cafe Operations* *position.

  • Location: Atlanta GA /Note: online applications accepted only./


If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Restaurant Associates is recognized as the nation’s premier hospitality company, operating over 100 prestigious locations. Restaurant Associates, based in New York City, provides premium food services to museums, performing arts centers, aquariums, corporate dining, educational facilities and off-premise catering events in New York City, Boston, Hartford, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Toronto. Restaurant Associates is a subsidiary of Compass Group North America, the world’s leading foodservice organization.

Full time associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Discount Marketplace

  • And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary

Job Summary:

Working as an Assistant General Manager, you are responsible for maintaining the account along with the General Manager in accordance with the approved budget while meeting client expectations. You will conduct safety, sanitation, and maintenance programs while maintaining excellent relationships with employees, guests and the client as well as other departments within the operation. You will promote the professional growth and development of the entire team. You will be expected to foster strong interdepartmental relations and integrate the dining service department with the facility plan of operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws

  • Interviews, hires, trains and coaches employees and managers

  • Participates in employee meetings and training programs

  • Maintains food cost while ensuring quality standards

  • Manages purchasing and inventory controls

  • Is knowledgeable on HACCP controls along with proper storage and use of food

  • Performs related duties and special projects as assigned

*Preferred Qualifications: *

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred, or equivalent professional experience

  • Five to seven years upscale food service experience, including one year experience of multi-unit management

  • 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

  • Monitor food purchasing, food costs, preparation, production and inventory control

  • Prepare and monitor 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

  • Review work procedures and operational problems in order to determine ways to improve service, performance, and/or safety.

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Exceptional business etiquette and client relations

  • Manages time effectively and prioritizes tasks to meet deadlines

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

  • Strong catering experience required

  • ServSafe or Department of Health certification a plus

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

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.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./

Req ID: 173303

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