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Catering Manager 4

Sodexo
Meridian, ID 83642
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Unit Description

Let your passion for people be the driver of your success at Sodexo. Through your leadership, your team will make a real impact for our students every day. Sodexo is seeking our Catering Manager 4 for a large University in Western Idaho *RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE for candidates who live more than 90 miles from the unit (in the contiguous U.S.)! Strong and inclusive student-centric focus is required for this role. Enjoy Major Holidays and campus breaks OFF! NCAA Sports Suite and Stadium Club catering experience is a plus for our successful candidate. This position will focus on hosting exciting University Football and Sports events and all main campus catering. Experience with excellent executive client relations, campus alumni relations, and experience working with a Campus President's office will provide the foundation of success for this role. A focus on Sustainability and Local Sourcing are key success factors for this role on a beautiful campus.

This position will manage large scale high-profile events, exciting tailgating parties, and Team Meals. Experience and knowledge in sports nutrition is a plus. A strong emphasis will be placed on client and customer engagement, strengthening the catering operations and growing catering and conference business.  

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Have oversight of day-to-day operations
  • Deliver high quality food service
  • Achieve company and client financial targets and goals
  • Develop and maintain client and customer relationships
  • Develop strategic plans
  • Create a positive environment
  • Ensure Sodexo standards are met

 

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

  •  Have a work history demonstrating strong employee engagement leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively
  • Have culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance
  • Manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service
  • Prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management Systems preferred
  • Five consecutive years of food service experience in high volume catering management, Sports and Leisure catering preferred
  • Extensive formal training in Catering services, with particular emphasis on customer service, event planning and presentation, and event management
  • Strong focus on food quality and presentation as well as high end catering experience
  • Previous success managing a University Campus account
  • Strong leadership skills, computer skills, culinary knowledge and food/beverage cost controls.
  • Experience in diverse culinary functions, food and labor cost control, food safety and sanitation
  • Technical competence in unit financial management, pricing, menu development and will be responsible for the training and development of front line hourly employees and managers. 
  • Superior interpersonal skills and have the ability to develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with multiple clients, liaisons, customers, employees, supervisors and vendors.
  • Effective communication skills and will be able to articulate ideas, thoughts, opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of client and Sodexo's organizations.
  • Exceptional time management skills and will be able to juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to enhance the learning environment on campus through world-class food service 

Learn more about Sodexos Benefits 

 

Not the job for you?

We offer Food Service Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.

 

Working for Sodexo:

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. 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.

Position Summary

Provides supervision for catering services at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company. Oversees a highly complex and high volume of catering sales and functions in excess of $1.5M in managed catering volume.Contributes to account revenue and operating profit contribution through the implementation of services and creation of opportunities for growth. Plans projects, including defining objectives, methods, timetables and budget to support client and Sodexo's strategic plan.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 - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of experience in catering, food production, or food service management or a related field

 

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

Posted: 2021-08-31 Expires: 2021-11-12
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