Compass Group
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
* We have an opening for a full-time CAPTAIN, CATERING SR position.

* Location: Sacred Heart University - 5151 Park Ave. Fairfield, CT 06825. Note: online applications accepted only.

* Schedule: F/T: Days and shifts may vary, including nights and weekends.

* Requirement: Prior catering experience is required.

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Chartwells Higher Education brings fresh ideas and innovative concepts to higher education foodservice. We have quickly established ourselves as the leading college and university foodservice partner in the industry, and were twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nations Restaurant News. While we reflect on a proud past, we keep a keen eye on what is yet to come, especially in the areas of culinary development and nutrition. We foster development in a setting where mobility, teamwork, and communication flourish.

Full time associates at Chartwells Higher Education are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

* Medical

* Dental

* Vision

* Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

* Commuter Benefits

* Wellness Program

* Employee Assistance Program

* Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

* Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

* Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

* Discount Marketplace

* And other voluntary benefits

Summary: Supervises Catering Department employees. Prepares and serves food at functions under the supervision of the Catering Director. May drive a truck to deliver food and beverages to catered functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Supervises employees in the Catering Department. Assists in the performance appraisal process.

* Determines workload requirements from catering orders.

* Meets with function group leaders to discuss setup arrangements, addresses last-minute changes and resolves problems.

* Assembles and delivers food and supplies to the scheduled catering functions.

* Returns food, beverages, serving equipment and utensils to catering facility.

* Distributes and collects customer comment cards at catered functions.

* Ensures proper presentation, portion control and serving temperatures.

* Maintains sanitation and orderliness of equipment, supplies and utensils within work area.

* Cleans equipment in a timely fashion; thoroughly cleans workstation before leaving the area for other assignments.

* Interacts with customers and resolves customer complaints in a friendly and service-oriented manner; relays relevant customer concerns to supervisor.

* Follows principles of sanitation and safety in handling food and equipment.

* Performs other duties as assigned.


* A valid driver's license may be required. Must possess or able to obtain a valid food handler's permit and/or alcohol servers permit where required by state law.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

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.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity.

Req ID: 79612