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Director, National Food & Beverage

Main Office (MOS)



Position Summary

The Director, National Food & Beverage will oversee all aspects of food service operations at Sun RV Resorts including food safety, team development, supply chain and product development. This individual will design and implement impactful dining and entertainment experiences for resort guests and ensure profitable operation of all Sun RV Resort food service outlets.


  1. Coaches, continuously develops and oversees resort food service teams.
  2. Oversees food safety and quality assurance, creation and maintenance of restaurant menus, product innovation, promotional offers, regulatory compliance and loss prevention, pricing and supply chain.
  3. Develops strategic goals for food service business.
  4. Coordinates team member selection and development and ensures team members comply with appropriate policies and procedures.
  5. Adheres to Suns Timekeeping Policy by reviewing, verifying accuracy, approving and submitting direct report(s) time recorded.
  6. Partners with Team Relations on team member counseling and recommendation of termination when appropriate.
  7. Conducts team member performance reviews and recommends compensation adjustments.
  8. Institutes and formalizes food safety and quality controls to ensure compliance in all operating food service areas.
  9. Improves operating margins through strategic sourcing and development of operating best practices.
  10. Creates programs and promotions to profitably increase diner counts and unit sales.
  11. Develops, monitors and reports financial and operating KPIs.
  12. Supports resort operations management (RM, RVP, DVP, SVP) in analysis of food service P&Ls.
  13. Leads and supports annual budget and capital planning.
  14. Partners effectively across internal and external teams.
  15. Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED (Required)
  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)
  • 10+ years leadership experience in retail food service management, retail operations and/or consumer product
  • 2 years experience in remotely overseeing multi-unit and multi-location operations
  • Ability to understand, interpret and analyze financial and cost management data
  • Ability to operate successful change management
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of food safety, operations and supply chain
  • Ability to respond to business needs after normal business hours.
  • Ability to travel by car or plane with overnight stays as required: 40-60%
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Advanced computer proficiency
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to successfully lead others to live Suns culture and produce quality results


At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with two PPO plan designs so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
  • Comprehensive Dental Plan
  • Voluntary Vision Plan with the option of electing coverage for you and your family members at affordable rates
  • Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with employer matching contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
  • Site Rent Discounts for team members who live in our communities
  • Paid Time Off including nine holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty

Southfield, MI, US

Employment Type:  Regular
Classification:  Full Time
Job Reference:  88238