1+ months

General Manager / Chef Manager

Gaithersburg, MD
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Unit Description

***National Leadership Certification Program***

***Travel and Possible Relocation***




Sodexo has immediate opening for a GM/Chef Manager temporary to full-time opportunities traveling regionally and/or nationally (85% to 100%) for our National Leadership Certification Program; which will help us strengthen our talent pool for new sale and existing business. We are currently hiring Mid to Senior Level Food Services/Chef General Managers preferably with Higher Volume, and/or Multi-Unit experience in Hospitals, Corporate Services, Campus, Senior Living, School Nutrition and Government accounts. This is an exciting High Potential Management Development Program focused on enhancing business acumen for Large Account operations.


The Food Service General Manager/Chef will have direct client, key associate and executive level communication, and oversee a staff as they deploy to unit for either new openings or critical position backfills.  While onsite at unit,  responsibilities include overseeing the day to day operation, leading and developing the team; and/or assisting in putting processes and procedures in place.  General Manager will have a heavy presence in the food service/catering operation.  The ideal candidate will have strong computer skills, extensive knowledge of labor management system, inventory control management, solid understanding of HACCP procedures. You must demonstrate proven financial success, progressive career movement and excellent client references.  


As the GM/Chef Manager you will be responsible complete oversight of the operation in addition to be the chef for the account.  Duties include but not limited to:


Managing budget/finances

Hands on cooking approximately 60% of the time

Client & Guest interaction 

Menu planning





If you are a proven Leader ready to take your Career to the next level, this Program may be for you! Classroom, Virtual and Centers of Excellence Training will focus on Market Segments, Staff Management, Product Knowledge/Trends, Risk Mitigation and Client Relations. The best qualified Candidate will have previous Dining experience and must be willing to relocate to the#Northeast OR Southwest Region, or any additional states for this opportunity. You will also travel extensively during this Training Program - 6 months+ is possible.

Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Plans and supervises special functions. Maintains cash control and payroll records. Hires and trains unit personnel. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account

Key Duties- Provides team leadership & training- Controls unit financials- Directs daily food operations for quality & safety standards- Supervises day to day activities - Delegates authority- Assigns & prioritizes activities- Monitors operating standards- Establishes a safe work environment10: Support workplace inclusion activities

C/S: Culinary focus with ADMIN responsibilities.  Limited menu, basic program 


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree 

Basic Management Experience - 2 years         

Basic Functional Experience  - 2 years Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2018-12-11 Expires: 2019-02-10

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