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Compass Group PLC

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FELLOW 12\/21\/17United States (US) Refer a Friend Save Apply Job ID: RG12211784838Great People. Real Opportunities.Description: Click here to Learn More about a Career with Bon Appetit Our Passion is Food!At Bon Appetit Management Company we are committed to two things, great food and outstanding service! At Bon Appetit you won't find our managers referring to a corporate recipe book or our chefs microwaving the lunch special. We do not have standardized recipes or central commissaries, instead, our chefs and managers are expected to stay abreast of current culinary trends and bring cutting edge food into their cafes. We are a restaurant company that operates in contract food service. That means you will have the freedom to be creative, take risks, and truly shine. We are committed to our staff growing, trying new things, and learning all that they can. Our rapid growth and breadth of accounts translates into exciting opportunities for our people! Fellows serve as a resource to Bon App?tit chefs, managers and guests interested in understanding or strengthening sustainability-related programs and\/or launching new initiatives in their caf?s. The chosen applicants will engage creatively with communities where Bon App?tit manages the food; generating interest in food and sustainability challenges and communicating Bon App?tit policies through farm visits, guest lectures, educational events and assistance with the implementation of sustainability-related programs.Between campus visits, Fellows perform research to inform innovative programs that will maintain the company?s position as a leader in sustainability. Fellows? projects are constantly changing, and have included work on reducing food waste, defining fair farm labor, creating a network of student gardeners and farmers at colleges around the country, providing support and resources to students interested in running the Real Food Calculator, and supporting food recovery programs.Fellowships are intended as an opportunity for recent college graduates of campuses that are served by Bon App?tit. This position looks for candidates that are active in sustainability issues during their time on campus and want to share knowledge about and passion for agricultural issues and sustainability in the food service industry.The Fellowship is generally a one year position with the possibility of extension by mutual agreement. Chosen applicants will work remotely from their choice on a short list of locations within their assigned region. We are currently seeking applicants for the Midwest and West Coast regions, working from one the following cities: Minneapolis, Seattle, Portland, OR, the SF Bay area, or Los Angeles. **In addition to your resume, please attach a cover letter explaining your interest in the Bon Appetit Fellowship program.** MAJOR DUTIES\/FUNCTIONS\/TASKS: Preparing for, executing, and completing follow-up from visits to Bon App?tit cafes in the individuals? region, with the goal of engaging the community and Bon App?tit team members in discussions about social and environmental issues with the food system. Campus visits are flexible to fit each fellows? preference for interaction style, interests and approach, but should include classroom visits, farm visits, presentations, and student group meetings; Tackling special projects, as assigned, to further current or potential sustainability commitments and initiatives, such as Farm to Fork, waste reduction and prevention, campus farms and gardens, and animal welfare commitments; Writing and editing communications materials, including blog posts and articles for BRAVO, about activities hosted on campus visits, Farm to Fork vendor visits, and other activities or projects undertaken in the role; and Completing administrative duties, such as expense reports, as needed. Note: Job duties are subject to change as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and\/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A 4-year college degree in Environmental Science, Public Health, Communications or related area. Past attendance at a college or university where Bon App?tit managed the food; A strong track record of interest and experience working on sustainable food and agriculture issues; Knowledge of public health, environmental and social issues related to food and agriculture; Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail and ability to manage multiple and competing priorities; Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including comfort speaking publicly and with the media; Self-starter with ability to work independently and collaboratively; Ability to think critically and to effectively deal with unique challenges as they arise; Ability to spend up to 80% of time traveling and work independently and from home when not traveling; flexible schedule to include occasional evenings and weekends; and Familiarity with the food service or restaurant industry preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: Stand, talk or hear, and taste or smell. Walk; use hands or fingers, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; reach with hands and arms. Regularly lift and\/or move up to 25 pounds; LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to speak, read, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. ACHIEVING LEADERSHIP IN THE FOODSERVICE INDUSTRY: Bon App?tit is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. EOE & AA Employer M\/F\/D\/V. AUTHORITY: This position does not directly supervise anyone but is responsible for working in a team and completing task in a group setting. **In addition to your resume, please attach a cover letter explaining your interest in the Bon Appetit Fellowship program.** Apply to Bon Appetit today! Bon Appetit 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. Requirements: Career LevelEntry LevelSectorBon AppetitAreas of InterestFoodservice - Business\/Corporate DiningEducationBachelor's DegreeLocaleUnited States (US)Preferred LanguageEnglish

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Compass Group PLC
Website : http://www.compass-group.com/

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We are a global market leader in providing food and a range of support services to customers in the workplace, schools and colleges, hospitals, at leisure and in remote environments

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