Job Description



Salary: $100,000-$130,000/annually

As the leader in business and industry dining, Eurest is the company to join if you want a rewarding career packed with limitless opportunities. We feed the employees of the nation's largest and most-prestigious companies -- in every state and across all industries. As a member of Eurest's leadership and professional support team, you will help our 16,000 chefs, and in-unit associates excel as they deliver world-class meals in corporate cafes and executive dining rooms with on-site catering through vending innovations and more.

Our company is innovative, high performing and fast growing. Our teammates are enthusiastic, committed to quality and thrive on consistently delivering unparalleled results. And did we mention we work with exciting companies and at interesting locations? Come grow your career with Eurest.

Working as a Director of Catering Services for a portfolio, you are a leader of leaders, specifically within the realm of catering and events. You will manage a diverse team, spread across multiple campuses and time zones. It is the responsibility of this role to ensure that the teams consistently deliver a high level of hospitality and service, within each style of catering and event service provided.

Job Summary

Key Responsibilities:

  • Travel to all sites within the portfolio to ensure the site catering leaders are running their operation according to standards of satisfaction, quality, and performance.
  • Build and strengthen relationships with the C-Suite EAs, the greater population of EAs, and various large scale, multi-site and VIP event hosts to achieve long-term confidence, trust and consumer delight.
  • Provide ongoing guidance and mentorship, performance evaluations and career development for the catering leads at each site within the portfolio.
  • Coordinate multi-site events in conjunction with all catering site leads.
    • Create synergies in guest experience where possible.
    • Ask leading event execution questions to teach each team member to thoroughly plan for each detail and exigency.
    • Collect and internally communicate all information on service and consumer impacts, then collaborate with comms to create streamlined and informative messaging.
  • Manage the catering PO invoicing process for all applicable events from start to finish.
  • Stay current on changes in the catering landscape in order to develop and implement fresh and new initiatives, concepts, and displays as our internal catering service standards.
  • Work in partnership with peers and leadership to create dynamic catering menus that are competitive with the external market, acknowledge food trends, and offer variety for dietary needs.
  • Cultivate event planning and design expertise in all of the site team leaders.
  • Remain actively involved in the development of catering staff in-service techniques, menu presentation, policies, and procedures.
  • Audit custom event costs and profit margins to ensure proper capture of food costs, paper products, labor, and auxiliary decor or vendor fees.
  • Identify and attend key events to nurture relationships, support the site teams and gain insight into opportunities for development.
  • Support all large scale or multi-site events in-person as deemed most appropriate.
  • Host post-event recap meetings with direct team who executed the event and with the greater team of catering site leaders to share best practices, lessons learned and opportunities for evolution.
  • As applicable, actively engage in reputation management and service recovery to insure the best possible outcome.
  • Nurture and build relationships with small business vendors, and various industry contacts.

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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. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.

Eurest maintains a drug-free workplace.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Associates at Eurest are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1290431



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