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Catering Manager 3

Belton, TX 76513
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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an experienced Catering Manager 3 at the beautiful campus of the  University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, TX.  The University is ideally located in Belton, just an hour north of Austin and 2 hours south of DFW metroplex, allowing convenient access to the big city while enjoying a lower cost of living.


The Catering Manager 3 at this account will be responsible for overseeing a team of approximately 10 including the Unit Marketing Coordinator. Catering services range from coffee service for 10 people to high end full service plate ups for 400. An attention to detail, the ability to be time oriented, and a desire to play a huge role in our efforts of continually elevating the services we offer are all required for a candidate to be successful in this role.


The successful candidate will:

  • Identify customer needs and expectations;
  • Ensure that Sodexo and customer goals are aligned and met;
  • Educate and develop rapport with clients and promote partnerships;
  • Promote a customer/client centered culture that strives to exceed customer and client needs;
  • Coordinate all unit catering initiatives to drive sales growth and track results.
  • Maintain and improve service level resulting in increased customer satisfaction; 
  • Ensure all HAACP standards are followed; and/or 
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness and quick responsiveness to client and customer requests. 

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Solid organizational skills;
  • Excellent leadership/team building skills;
  • The ability to handle catering at all levels from students to executives
  • Professional demeanor is required.

Position Summary

Oversight of catering activities for a medium to large size location/unit with less than $1.5M in managed catering volume. Complex events with a high degree of hands on involvement in catering solutions.  Large amount of high profile events. Strong client interaction.Key Duties- Oversight of Sodexo resources, recipes, systems and use of catering programs to direct daily catering events including; food production, inventory, product deliveries, invoices, and procurement operations. - Oversight of the sales process for catering and/or conference services. Works with client and customers to design events.- Ensures employees have appropriate equipment, supplies and resources to perform their job, and meet goals, cost controls and deadlines as assigned.- Establishes and maintains a safe work environment including both food and physical safety in order to comply with all regulatory and Sodexo standards in various environments. Drives the Zero Harm mindset.- Complies with budget requirements by controlling costs (i.e. labor, inventory, equipment, materials) and making adjustments when necessary- Supervises employees by delegating, assigning and prioritizing activities, and monitoring operating standards 



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 2 years Basic Functional Experience 1 year work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2021-06-01 Expires: 2021-07-02
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