General Manager
Compass Group Canada LTD
Peterborough, ON
Imagine joining a team that’s at the top of their game. Come to work at Restaurant Associates and learn from the pros how to serve thousands of visitors in some of the world’s best venues. Because of what we do, more than 30,000 guests enjoy an unforgettable experience every day. Learn. Grow. Serve. It’s a winning combination.

Why work with Restaurant Associates? We are a member of Compass Group Canada, the leading foodservice and support services company. We provide foodservice solutions and fine dining luxury suite services at different destinations—from local museums to famous sporting and iconic cultural venues. Join us.

The General Manager is responsible for all aspects of the operation including: budgeting, financial management and weekly analysis, implementation and ongoing success of retail and marketing programs, catering services, and branded concepts. This position reports to the Regional Director of Operations and has a team of Managers and unionized employees. The General Manager must be prepared to work week days and sometimes evenings and weekends.

Now, if you were to come on board as one of our General Managers, we’d ask you to do the following for us:

Manage client relations
Ensure customer satisfaction.
Manage staff
Menu planning and merchandising
Ensure compliance with strict quality assurance, health, safety and environmental programs
Think you have what it takes to be one of our General Managers? We’re committed to hiring the best talent for the role. Here’s how we’ll know you’ll be successful in the role:

Post-secondary education with at least 5 years of foodservice or related management experience in an equivalent, branded retail food service environment; multi-unit management experience is a must.
Advanced Food Service Training (AFST) plus Level 1 and 2 Health and Safety Certification training (or willing to complete within 90 days of hire).
Strong experience dealing with labour relations issues.
Proven financial management skills, including ability to control product and labour costs on a weekly basis.
Strong catering experience, including demonstrated experience hosting large events.
Experience working with branded concepts i.e. Tim Hortons, Pizza Pizza, etc.
Strong management and organizational skills, capable of motivating, leading and developing associates.
Excellent client relationship and communication skills.
Knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
Knowledge of any POS System is an asset.