1+ months

General Manager - Business Dining

Ottawa, IL 61350


About AramarkAramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the worlds leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world.  Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities.  Aramark is recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.



The General Manager - Business Dining, is a proactive candidate focused on implementing and sustaining programs that showcase the value add for Clients, Customers and Communities where Aramark operates.  The role requires a candidate who is able to clearly articulate how the services provided add value to employee's life across the mutiple buildings. In this strategic role, the GM must set the vision for the services and be able to manage the process from concept to delivery.  The ideal candidate sees ahead clearly, can anticipate future service trends and consequences accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective and is future orientated.


 Primary responsibilities:

  • Accountable and responsible for maintaining a culture focused on having Safety as a value
  • Establish strategic partnerships and nurture a network of relationships with stakeholders, partners and other communities across all the buildings, through the lens of best in class service
  • Connect, influence and deliver new levels of creative and strategic thinking to build and maintain stakeholder advocacy
  • Ensure a communication strategy is developed to impact all stakeholders and deliver a clear and positive message around Aramark operations
  • Develop a best in class food service strategy focused on Health, Convenience, Customization and value
  • Develop strategic operation plans aligned with our client's mission, vision, and objectives to include sustainable practices
  • Develop annual financial budgets and implement strategy to ensure financial success for the location.
  • Hold ones self and team accountable for the financial performance of all outlets and develop long term growth strategies
  • Implement annual pricing strategy
  • Accountable for rollout of Operational Programs, and Executional Framework
  • Ensure Scope of Work (SOW) and contract  is followed, gaps reported with developed action plan to District Manager
  • Training and developing Front Line Managers to deliver service excellence and financial results
  • Work in partnership with unions if required to ensure successful labour relations.
  • Additional duties may be assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Hospitality Management is required.
  • Requires a minimum of 6+years progressive management experience managing a complex business with $8+Million financial and operational responsibility for that business, multi-site OR multi-departmental. 
  • Food Service, Environmental, Facility Engineering role in large complex site would be ideal.
  • Ability to communicate (both verbal and written) effectively with clients, customers of the client and support staff.
  • Ability to write business letters, summaries and reports, using prescribed format and conform to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction and style.
  • Requires leadership skills and the ability to work with confidential employee, client, and Aramark information.
  • Canidates must be fleuntly bilingual in Frnech & English.


Please note all candidates considered for hire will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.



Posted: 2019-10-21 Expires: 2019-12-20

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