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Director of Dining Operations in Spartanburg, SC at AVI FOODSYSTEMS, INC.

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

Join a prestigious dining team with a leader in the hospitality industry. AVI Foodsystems, Inc. is seeking a Director of Dining Operations at Wofford College. A passion to deliver on great food and lead team members in an entrepreneurial environment with a strong focus on sustainability and creativity is our mission. Come join an innovative team and recover the work/life balance you are seeking in your career path.

The responsibilities for this position include:

  • Plan, organize, and direct the work of team members engaged in the procurement, storage, preparation and serving of food
  • Assist in preparation of budget estimates and justifications for the food services program 
  • Maintains cost controls
  • Plan and direct the ordering, receiving and accounting of all food products, supplies and equipment for food operation
  • Ensure excellence in service and quality of products
  • Take part in interviewing, selecting, managing and developing team members
  • Provide leadership and direction for timely decisions
  • Create and lead presentations at client meetings
  • Foster an atmosphere of teamwork that encourages staff to work collaboratively
  • Work with the highest level of integrity
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

  • 3+ years of management level experience, inclusive of regular client interaction
  • Campus catering background of development, setup and execution of large scale events
  • A working practice and understanding of union and labor relations
  • Strong operations background including exposure to multi- unit functions
  • Demonstrated success in managing and developing teams to achieve desired results
  • Proficiency in budgeting and interpreting financial results 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to conduct high level client meetings and presentations for quarterly reviews
  • Strong working computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Willingness and desire to take an involved, hands-on approach with leading the business
  • Personal characteristics that include: self-motivation, high levels of energy, enthusiasm and positive attitude



AVI offers:

  • A family culture and atmosphere
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance for full-time team members
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Immense training and growth opportunities


We conduct pre-employment drug testing. EOE