General Manager, Private Boarding School
Brock & Company, Inc. is the premier provider of contract food management to private and independent schools and corporations throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions. We aim to deliver outstanding quality food services exceeding our clients’ expectations every day. With an extensive array of clients, Brock has a formula for success that is simple. We focus on top quality products combined with people who have a passion for food and service. Brock provides a family-owned, corporate supported, financially sound organization that is committed to our clients and associates and is always striving for excellence.
As a member of the Brock team, you will experience a work schedule that allows for a quality of life. Our food programs are dynamic, the menus cutting edge and creative. We welcome your input to implement, solve problems, and help drive these programs to success. You can influence the outcome, and we will give you the tools to be successful. Our programs have made significant improvements in the daily work lives of our customers and clients by providing healthy, nutritious menus at all meals.
The site is a private day and boarding school for 380 (grades 9 – 12) high school students and 170 faculty and administration Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, seven days a week. The program operates twelve months a year (52 weeks). The General Manager will assume responsibility for the oversight and direction of the school’s dining service operations to include purchasing, receiving, menu execution, employee development, payroll management, and reporting.
This unique situation requires a candidate with previous experience in college dining or comparable private high school setting. The candidate for this highly visible position will possess professional personal presentation and excellent communication skills, as they will have daily interaction with the students and faculty at all meal periods. It is key that the hired individual has high regard for the student population and develop programs to engage them creatively with forward-looking menus that acknowledge current trends in food and nutrition. Further, successful candidates should have a foundation of working culinary expertise, strong catering management skills, and a history of leading culinary and management teams to success. Lastly, strong organizational skills are paramount as they will assume responsibility for the scheduling and execution of multiple events such as alumni and homecoming dinners, faculty lunches and meetings, and departmental caterings regularly.
Customer-focused, service-oriented, “can-do” attitude
Excellent communication and organization skills
- Professional, front of house presentation
Computer proficiency for ordering and reporting
5 to 7 years experience in private school/college dining or similar venue
Hospitality Degree, Catering Management or Certifications preferred
Form positive relationship with client, faculty, and students to meet organizational and financial goals
Organize and direct all café service activities, catering and special events
Management and administration of the unit to include budget adherence, purchasing, invoicing, payroll, inventory, and reporting
Develop and maintain a sustainability program
Keep a clean and safe work environment and follow all outlined health and safety regulations concerning food handling, equipment use, and personal hygiene
- Staffing activities will include coaching, counseling, training, hiring, and firing
Equal Opportunity Employer // Massachusetts CORI and FBI Fingerprinting Required
Uniforms and Meals Provided // Competitive Benefits and Incentive Program
Brock & Company, Inc.
257 Great Valley Parkway
Malvern, PA 19355