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City/Ville Fort McMurray
Province Alberta [AB]
Title/Titre Remote Camp - Food Services Manager
Sector ESS [Remote Sites & Offshore]
About Us

Compass Group Canada is the leading foodservice and support services company in Canada with over 25,000 associates and annual managed revenues of $1.5 billion in 2012. Employing 500,000 associates worldwide, its parent company, UK-based Compass Group PLC had revenues of £16.9 billion in 2012.


Our vision for growth and success is a powerful one, to combine fresh ideas with the industry’s greatest talent -- Great People, Great Service, Great Results!  


ESS Support Services provides high volume food and support services to remote locations that include offshore oil rigs, coastal logging camps, large projects in the Alberta Oil Sands, and summer Cadet camps in the Yukon.


Position Summary

Position: Remote Camp - Food Services Manager

Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta
Job Rotation: 20 days on, 8 days off with lodging/food accommodations provided plus a travel allowance.
Compass Group Canada is currently seeking a Food Service Manager with a strong focus on implementing new and innovative culinary programs.
In addition to further developing our internal programs, you will leverage your passion for culinary arts through promotional activities and training. You will also be required to assist with corporate initiatives. A strong background in menu planning and recipe costing is required as you will be working closely with the client with the development of menus.
The role will require you to maintain an awareness of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) guidelines and to support efficient, safe and sanitary food production, preparation and presentation to our clients.
As part of the Culinary Department, this position has a unique combination of culinary and marketing responsibilities and reports to the Operations Manager on site. In this position you will work with the culinary team, Marketing, Purchasing and Quality Assurance departments to ensure their departmental and corporate standards and objectives are met within a union environment. This role will supervise the Union Chef and all kitchen staff.
This role will be accountable for a budget of $10 million for food purchases and will manage food costs, labour budgets, sanitation audits and work with marketing on signage, surveys, and weekly meetings with the client. 
  • Responsible for monitoring the dining room, lunch and mug room areas to provide service levels of up to 2000 people per meal.
  • Focus on quality management, health & safety and production standards to ensure policies and procedures are being followed and that both the standards in the Contract with the Client and Provincial Healthcare Standards on Quality in Alberta are met and maintained within the dining room, lunch and mug room areas.
  • Responsible for conducting audit and inspections of Dining, Lunch and Mug room areas.
  • Interact with guests during meal time to ensure customer satisfaction and to obtain feedback on services provided; conduct satisfaction surveys in the dining room.
Required: (please only apply if you meet all required qualifications): 
  • Minimum of five years of progressive culinary experience
  • Understanding and experience with cooking techniques and trends
  • Catering experience
  • Strong financial, budgetary and food control practices
  • Strong supervisory, leadership, hands-on management and training skills
  • People-oriented individual with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (written and oral) skills
  • Willingness to travel on occasion
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Degree in Food Services Technology/Management or related studies in Culinary Arts
  • Advanced fst® Certified
  • Red Seal Certification
Thank you for your interest in a career with Compass Group!
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Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We will consider your resume for additional opportunities.
Compass Group Canada is committed to fostering a diverse and representative workforce and an inclusive work environment where all employees are treated fairly.
Job ID 5797
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