Job Description



Reports To: VP of Operations

Food is our passion. It’s what brings us all together. We’re a division of Compass Group, the leading foodservice and support company in the world. The Eurest sector focuses on business/corporate culinary -  dining and catering. Our account supports the largest technology provider across the globe. Together, our over 1,500 team members serve over 50,000 per day across an HQ and seven field site campuses around the country; as well as produces and caters over 30,000 events annually. Our award-winning team is a key player in contributing to the exciting and engaging workplace. Whether it be creating new culinary concepts, hosting promotions and events, designing the customer experience from start to finish in a new space and beyond, our team strives to provide an inspiring, immersive and vibrant environment that unites and connects people together through food. Our goal is to nourish, nurture and fuel employees, to foster partnership and productivity.  

As we are continually evolving our program, we’ve built it on the pillars of sustainability, wellness and diversity – inclusivity for all at our core. These principles are woven into our fabric as a company – from taking steps to preserve the earth for future generations through sustainable practices. To not only partnering with women and minority owned companies, but investing in and supporting them, to rooting in our local community. To factoring in food as medicine – and designing our culinary vision around health and wellbeing. We are committed to a collaborative effort to bettering the world now and for generations to come. 

Our enterprise is ever-changing. We are fueled by innovation and thrive in the growth mindset. And, we’re growing! We’re working with our client to build a new premiere destination on campus that will include world-class dining such as Food Halls, a pub, a bowling alley, retail and services and inventive gathering spaces that encourage collaboration.  Join us and be a part of blazing a new trail. Come and reimagine with us. 

Positions at this location require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, boosters, and/or regular COVID testing. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this location may be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.

Job Summary

The Regional Director ensures the highest level of service, food quality, and variety in Dining for the Puget Sound campus. The Regional Director oversees Dining services across the portfolio in alignment with the Regional Director of The Commons. As a member of the Extended Leadership Team, the Regional Director of Dining is a critical contributor in establishing Compass Group as both a trusted partner in delivering business results, as well as advocating Compass Group values and reputation as an employer of choice. 

The Regional Director of Dining at Microsoft is directly responsible for managing & leading the District Managers, all of which oversee their respective districts and support all service functions of the Dining business. The Regional Director of Dining at Microsoft is ultimately responsible for all levels of management and associates who report to the business leaders.  

Essential Functions:

  • Advocates company culture for Dining at Microsoft (the Department); ultimately responsible for values-based leadership within the business, including transparency, accountability, and appreciation of all associates – fostering an environment focused on people and growth.
  • Collaborates with Vice President, client and internal stakeholders to foster and promote an industry-leading vision for Dining at Microsoft in a corporate environment, ensuring department goals align to key initiatives.
  • Develops and communicates business strategies to effectively achieve the defined vision & desired results; evaluates outcomes and adjusts approach to best meet business objectives.
  • Holds leaders accountable for implementation of business strategies that align to the vision, effective process management, and adherence to Department and Company values.
  • Defines & presents key metrics for measuring the success of the Department.
  • Partners with stakeholders/business leaders to establish, execute, and present results related to quarterly account Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Works with internal marketing team to maintain a relevant brand image for the Department; ensures that the brand is cohesive, engaging, and effective in relation to our client, customers, internal Compass team members, and external parties, including suppliers and applicants.
  • Acts as a gatekeeper for all leadership positions in the Department, ensuring management level positions are filled with effective business leaders.
  • Brings forth innovations and initiatives to bolster the Dining at Microsoft program, incorporating technology to continually advance the current state.
  • Effective at change management within the Department, to include leading change, as well as ensuring business leaders are directing change effectively in their respective areas of the department.
  • Manages planning, budget analysis & financial reporting.
  • Effectively facilitates internal, external and client-facing meetings.
  • Identifies critical issues & manages escalations from senior leadership and the client to ensure concerns are resolved to the satisfaction of the client and internal leadership.
  • Works directly with other department leaders to achieve enterprise goals & initiatives and ensure the highest level of satisfaction for customers & clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.            


  • MBA or combination of BA in business administration and equivalent work experience. 
  • Minimum 5 years as Director or Department Head in similar environment, with financial accountability & working with multiple teams (i.e. Finance, Marketing, Projects, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability in leading large, multi-faceted teams required. 
  • Proficient in all aspects of client & vendor management & partnerships required.
  • Expertise and ability to analyze client needs & requests, think strategically, possess business & time management skills, as well as the initiative & judgment to quickly evaluate issues, find alternatives & take appropriate courses of action.  


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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. *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)

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: 1020423





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