New York Seasonal Jobs

Job Information


Posted Date: Jan 21, 2022

CulinArt Group operates over 250 onsite corporate, higher education, private school, healthcare and destination recreation/leisure dining facilities in 18 states, including cafés, coffee bars, concessions, executive dining, catering and conference dining, social catering/special events, office coffee service and vending. CulinArt’s extremely diverse client portfolio affords great opportunities for career advancement within the company, across multiple industry segments and geographic regions.

Job Summary

Positions at this location require a COVID-19 vaccination. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this account will be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.

The Dining Services Manager, reporting directly to the General Manager, holds duties related to assisting with day-to-day operations at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY. The position entails a need for excellent communication skills; the ability to multi-task, strong team leadership and ensures superior food and beverage quality and strong customer service skills.

Flexibility is required in this role, weekends may be part of the work scheduled.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Schedules, trains, manages and develops staff

  • Manages budget and inventory

  • Trains and supervises alcoholic beverage service

  • Assists with catering events tied to shows

  • Establishes beverage program and seasonal specials

  • Manages culinary program in conjunction with WPC culinary and marketing team

  • Maintains a positive working relationship with staff, venue client, and production team

  • Works with vendors to increase positive cost results

  • Works in conjunction with venue house managers regarding attendance and staffing to achieve maximum results

  • Oversees financial aspects of first-class bar/concession stand operations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing others - Strong Communicator and demonstrated by the ability to interact successfully with a variety of people

  • Excellent computer skills, self-motivation, excellent planning skills, and ability to make timely and competent decisions

  • Ability to keep track of large inventories and budgets

  • Ability to work the business hours as the workday usually extends from late afternoon into nights and weekends

  • Have a quick grasp on what needs to be done and demonstrate a desire to lead

  • Creativity while not overseeing the attention to detail

  • Working knowledge of the business as well as knowledge of the market

  • Finance, Loss Prevention, and HR experiences

  • Prefer a college degree and management experience, particularly in the beverage industry

  • Certification in-service training, alcohol service, safe food handling, and first aid

  • Experience with knowledge of all state and local alcohol laws

  • Certified by the National Bar & Restaurant Management Association

  • Open to working an events driven schedule

Apply to CulinArt today!

CulinArt is a member of Compass Group USA

Click here to Learn More about the Compass Story! (

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. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)

Associates at CulinArt are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance/ AD

  • Disability Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)

  • Associate Shopping Program

  • Health and Wellness Programs

  • Discount Marketplace

  • Identity Theft Protection

  • Pet Insurance

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 941050

CulinArt Sector