Compass Group, North America WELLNESS MANAGER in New York City, New York

WELLNESS MANAGER 11/26/16New York-New York City

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Job ID: DJ11231669545Great People. Real Opportunities.Description:

Become part of Restaurant Associates, a name that has been synonymous with exciting restaurant concepts and high quality foodservice for over half a century. RA is a New York City leader in the foodservice industry for some of the nation's premier museums, performing arts centers and corporate accounts. Restaurant Associates’ commitment to upscale dining has led the way to develop successful culinary programs. If you share our belief in the value of delivering Superior Quality Food and Delivery Hospitality Excellence, we invite you to learn more about Restaurant Associates’ dynamic select team of professionals. Come share your talents with one of the nations’ fastest-growing, multi-million dollar organizations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops mastery of FISD and Compass Group wellness and sustainability goals, standards, initiatives, programs and resource materials

  • Uses FISD and Compass Group resources to customize nutrition education, wellness initiatives & sustainability promotional programs

  • Develops & presents materials for health fairs, program launches, regional & district meetings, client meetings, wellness events, tastings, nutrition education in the classroom and beyond the dining hall, etc.

  • Supports and utilizes marketing and technology innovations to help drive wellness including Webtrition (as appropriate), mySchoolDining, mSD app and other including social media (see below)

  • Recommends appropriate wellness related monthly promotions and initiatives for assigned accounts

  • Contributes to wellness related social media efforts

  • Participates in menu review and recipe development

  • Manages nutrition analysis for assigned accounts as applicable, utilizing Webtrition, our web-based application for menu planning, production tools, nutritional analysis, and costing. Ensures that Webtrition recipes are available to and being used by culinary teams

  • Wellness Manager will also have a hands on approach to hospitality, foodservice and the retail side of the business

  • upports and assists unit managers as needed which might include customer service and holding associates accountable to standards

  • articipates in FISD RD monthly calls

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietitian- Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND) Certification and State Licensure, where applicable

  • Bachelor’s degree in food and nutrition or related field of study, Master of Science in Nutrition or a related field preferred

  • Desired 5+ years professional experience

  • Serv-Safe certification required, but we can train once hired

  • Advanced written and oral communication skills; ability to apply complex mathematical concepts

  • Strong presentation and time management skills; advanced computer skills, management and leadership skills, advanced problem solving skills and outstanding interpersonal skills

  • Familiarity with nutrition analysis software is preferred

  • Familiarity with MS Publisher preferred

  • Culinary and/ or foodservice experience preferred

  • Ability to travel up to 25% - may vary based on account

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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.


Career LevelManagement (Manager/Director)SectorPremier Hospitality, Restaurant AssociatesAreas of InterestNutrition/Dietetics, Human Resources, Foodservice - Hotels/Conference Center, Foodservice - Restaurants, Foodservice - Education, Foodservice - Business/Corporate DiningEducationAssociate's Degree/2 Year CollegeLocaleNew York-New York CityPreferred LanguageEnglish