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Catering Manager 3

Sodexo
Jackson, MS 39202
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Unit Description

Have a passion for excellence, and attention to detail are the hallmarks of your success. Join a team where you can make a difference!

 

We are the Communities we serve!

 

This account is part of the SodexoMAGIC portfolio of business.

 

Use your passion for service to create a positive impact and make a difference in the communities we serve!  SodexoMAGIC is a joint Sodexo/ Magic Johnson venture and we are thrilled to be celebrating our 10-year anniversary together this year!  SodexoMAGIC promises to empower the communities we serve by offering best-in-class food & facilities management solutions, which create a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our clients and customers.  SodexoMAGIC offers our dedicated service via the following Sodexo segments:  Corporate Services, Hospitals, K-12 Schools, Universities

 

Sodexo University segment is seeking Catering Manager 3 for Jackson State University located in Jackson, Mississippi. The successful candidate will have Strong Leadership and Team Building Skills and be student centric. This position plays an integral part in insuring that we consistently deliver our services to meet or exceed their expectations.

 

Relocation Is Available

 

The Catering Manager will execute on-trend events from coffee service to VIP dining events.  The Catering Manager will be responsible for client contact, event dining planning, pricing, negotiation, coordination and implementation of catered dining arrangements. Position includes responsibility for catering revenue growth, exceptional customer service, and exceeding customer and client expectations in the area of catering services. 

 

Is this opportunity right for you?

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management specializing in Catering. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry.

 

Are you the experienced catering manager were seeking?

 

We are looking for candidates who can:

  • identify internal/external customer needs and expectations;
  • ensure that Sodexo and customer goals are aligned and met;
  • educate and develop rapport with internal/external customers and promote partnerships;
  • promote a customer/client centered culture that strives to exceed customer and client needs; and
  • coordinate all unit catering initiatives to drive sales growth and track results.

Your success will be measured by your ability to:

  • maintain and improve service level resulting in increased customer satisfaction;
  • ensure all HAACP standards are followed; and
  • demonstrate resourcefulness and quick responsiveness to client and customer requests.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

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

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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: 2021-06-29 Expires: 2021-07-30
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