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Catering Manager 3

Sodexo
Plymouth, MA 02360
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Unit Description

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where change is the only constant?

 

Sodexo Leisure is seeking an seasonal (June - Nov) Catering Manager 3 to join our team at Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, MA. This position will be responsible for leading the execution all events this upcoming season.  Catering events range from historical-based meals using colonial and native recipes and techniques, to gala weddings. Plimoth Plantation is a living history museum celebrating the story of the Pilgrims and the Native American population that occupied the area in 1620 when the Pilgrims arrived. 

 

The successful candidate will:

  • work with customers to plan and cost menus and generate the BEOs (banquet event orders) for all events;
  • manage all catered events from simple breakfast and lunch set-ups and deliveries to high-end, seated, plated and coursed lunches and dinners, to large picnic/buffet events for several thousand;
  • motivate, coach, mentor and develop frontline (hourly-paid), staff who are dedicated to the catering department;
  • increase catering sales using innovation, marketing and promotions; and/or
  • assist in other areas of the food service operation when catering business is slower. 

 

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

  • demonstrated knowledge of catering and catering logistics, casual and fine dining, and banquet management;
  • excellent event execution/planning skills, and is visionary regarding food presentation; 
  • excellent client/customer, guest, and employee relations skills as well as stellar verbal and written communication skills;
  • the ability to work independently and collaboratively with managers, to execute the daily operational goals of the catering department through direct supervision of non-exempt/hourly employees, including hiring, orientating, scheduling, training, and developing employees;
  • excellent time management skills and the drive to get the job done with excellence in a timely manner;  and/or
  • the foresight to anticipate problems that may affect customer experience and financial outcomes and the flexibility to quickly correct them with little or no impact to customer relations or the operation.

 

Learn more about Plimoth Plantation at Plimoth Plantation

 

Learn more about Sodexos Benefits 

 

Exceptional Venues, Unforgettable Experiences:

We are proud to work with Centerplate, a Sodexo company, to bring world-class guest experiences to life at the countrys top stadiums, arenas, convention centers, performing arts centers, zoos, aquariums, amusement parks and more. By understanding what matters most\u2014to guests, to fans, to communities\u2014we help make the most of every moment through a strategic approach to hospitality. We craft one-of-a-kind guest experiences that reflect purpose and place, so your presence is valued, your returns are rewarding and your community connections are authentic.

 

Working for Sodexo:

Our desire to be a leader in each of the industries where we work affords our employees the opportunity to bring on new clients in numerous areas and continue to grow their careers in almost any direction. At Sodexo, its possible to have multiple careers all while working for the same company. Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. We offer in-house professional development programs and support our employees who want to pursue external learning opportunities whether you want to stay on the cutting edge or learn new skills to help you advance into a new type of role.

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: 2020-03-05 Expires: 2020-05-02

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