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Director of Food and Nutrition

Morrison Healthcare¬ is a leading national food and nutrition services company exclusively dedicated to serving more than 600 hospitals and healthcare systems. Morrison's hospital kitchens, restaurants, and caf√ s feature socially responsible practices and exceptional guest experiences. The company's comprehensive Mindful Choices¬ wellness and sustainability platform includes the latest in healthful eating and an understanding of behavioral change in food consumption. Morrison's alignment with Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA) Hospital Healthy Food Initiative positively impacts up to 41 million patients and 500 million hospital meals annually. Morrison has been named one of Modern Healthcare's "Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" for the past five years, and Training Magazine's Top 125 organizations for the past six consecutive years. The company is a division of Compass Group and has more than 1,200 registered dietitians, 300 executive chefs, and 17,000 professional food service team members.




Job Summary


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SOUTH FLORIDA


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The Director of¬ Food and Nutrition¬ is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial manager who is constantly seeking a better way to conduct business.¬ This key leadership position is directly responsible for the successful operation of Dining Services in a Hospital environment. The Director ensures client, customer service/satisfaction with efficient cost effective management that both meets and exceeds stated expectations. They are responsible for all foodservice-related activities; including care (retail, cafeteria, catering etc), quality improvement, sanitation, infection control, and all client-related activities.


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Key Responsibilities:



  • Manages salaried managers and hourly associates in the Food Service Department

  • Oversees the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the account

  • Interviews, hires, and trains associates; plans, assigns, and directs work; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines associates; addresses complaints and resolves problems

  • Prepares and manages annual budget

  • Utilize company systems for completion of required daily/weekly/monthly reports such as inventory, cash reports, production records, payroll/time-keeping, etc.

  • Oversees and participates in the preparation and service of food and beverage items in adherence to company food standards for preparation, presentation, sanitation and safety (meeting HACCP and OSHA guidelines) and portion control

  • Other duties as assigned


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Preferred Qualifications:



  • B.S. Degree in Food Services Technology/Management or related field; or A.A. Degree plus four years of directly related experience preferred

  • Minimum of two to five years of hospital or adult home/care experience preferred, depending upon formal degree or training

  • Five to seven years of direct foodservice operational management experience with inventory and purchasing knowledge and control

  • Strong knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation

  • Previous P&L accountability or contract-managed service experience is desirable

  • Strong supervisory, leadership, management and coaching skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to communicate on various levels to include management, client, customer and associate levels

  • Excellent financial, budgetary, accounting and computational skills

  • Proficient computer skills to include; various computer programs, Microsoft Office programs, e-mail and the Internet

  • ServSafe¬ Certified

  • Certified Dietary Manager certificate or Registered Dietitian preferred


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Apply to Morrison Healthcare today!


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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.


Req ID:¬ ¬ 203154


Morrison Healthcare¬ 


KRISTIN MEGNEYS¬ 


SALARIED EXEMPT¬ 




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