Join our dynamic team! RISD Dining recognizes that food is not only a necessity; it’s an ideal way to bring students together outside their studio work.
With a philosophy of exceptional hospitality and a dedication to supporting seasonal menuing & local purchasing, the RISD Dining team provides the perfect setting for commensality to our greater community.
As an employer, RISD offers a supportive, collegial and inclusive work environment and a competitive benefits package.
The Portfolio Cafe Manager is responsible for ensuring an exceptional dining experience through the direction of all phases of the venue including board program, retail options, pantry, in-room cooking programs, special events and sustainability stewardship. Oversee all aspects of day-to-day operations. Identify, recommend, implement, and ensure that policies and procedures associated with operations and staff management are used consistently within the overall department. Actively engage in strategic planning through research (conference attendance, webinars, information gathering) and making data-driven recommendations to the Associate Director of Dining to assure that unit represents emerging trends and that the venue is competitive in every aspect of the operation. Regularly seeks customer feedback to gauge success and challenges.