General Manager

Elior North America

Hamilton, New jersey

Job Title: General Manager 
Requisition ID: 15964 
Segment: Dining & Events 
Brand: Constellation 
Work Arrangement: Onsite 
State: New Jersey (US-NJ) 

The Role at a glance:

We are looking to add a motivated, effective General Manager to our Constellation team in Hamilton, NJ at Grounds for Sculpture. As a GM, you will have the opportunity to lead a talented team of food service workers and manage all aspects of a food service department to ensure that customers and clients never miss a meal.  The General Manager is responsible for the overall success of the cafeteria, restaurant (Rat’s; fine dining Michelin Star restaurant) and catering/event departments.

Compensation: 130,000 plus bonus

What you’ll be doing:

  • Managing all functions of the food service department and its resources. 
  • Manage and lead a team of associates, including hiring and training new employees. 
  • Ensuring that staff meet all culinary, safety, and sanitation standards and regulations. 
  • Budgeting for the department, including directly purchasing ingredients and ensuring the account meets all targets and forecasts. 
  • Conferring with the district manager or other departments regarding the technical and administrative aspects of dining service. 
  • Addressing customer service needs. 

What we’re looking for:

Must-haves: 

  • At least five years of experience coordinating food service operations.   
  • Has experience in multiple disciplines; fine dining, retail (cafe), catering and quick service management experience required.
  • Experience managing large teams, including multiple department heads. Overall staff of 150 & 10-12 managers.
  • Strong focus on people & culture. Creating a positive and healthy work environment for all.
  •  Has extensive food & beverage knowledge including; French cuisine, French & American Wines, and Craft beers & Cocktails.
  • Willing and ability to work the required flexible schedule of nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Previous experience with high volume locations. 
  • Excellent communication skills and experience communicating with both hourly staff and company executives. 
  • The ability to manage in a diverse environment with a strong focus on client and customer services and satisfaction. 
  • Experience with and knowledge of all Microsoft Office suite applications. 

Nice-to-haves: 

  • ServSafe and/or HACCP certification 

Our Benefits:

  • Medical (FT Employees)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Voluntary UNUM offering for Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity
  • Discount Program
  • Commuter Benefits (Parking and Transit) 
  • EAP
  • 401k
  • Sick Time
  • Holiday Pay (9 paid holidays)
  • Tuition Reimbursement (FT Employees)
  • Paid Time Off 

About Constellation:

From retail spaces to office buildings, Constellation provides high-quality business dining and catering experiences all over the United States. Constellation takes pride in building every meal around its goal of fostering connections through food and hospitality.

About Elior North America:

Elior North America is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. We take pride in supporting the development of our employees and their skills at all levels and in fostering an environment of growth.

At Elior North America, we are committed to offering growth and advancement opportunities for all of our employees. The valuable skills and experience you’ve gained with Elior will propel you further in your career, whether with our corporate office or one of our brand segments.

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