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Senior Catering Manager

Sodexo
Dover, DE 19904
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**Unit Description**


**Get Behind the Magic!**


**$5,000 Sign-on bonus available!!**


**Sodexo is seeking a Director of Catering for** **_Delaware State University_** **SodexoMAGIC located in Dover, DE.** **This account will fall under 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.


**The successful candidate will:**


+ have oversight of events ranging from casual catering to high-end events and will bring innovative ideas to the execution of these events while partnering closely with the Executive Chef and clients.

+ coordinate all unit catering initiatives to drive sales growth and track results.

+ have extensive formal training in Catering services, with particular emphasis on customer service, event planning and presentation, and event management


**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

+ Manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service

+ Strong focus on food quality and presentation as well as high end catering experience

+ 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.

+ Exceptional time management skills and will be able to juggle multiple priorities


Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.


**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, youll enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry.


**What We Offer**


Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


**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.


**Location** _US-DE-DOVER_


**System ID** _839617_


**Category** _Food Service_


**Relocation Type** _Yes - According to Grade_


**Employment Status** _Full-Time_


**Posted Range** _$59300 to $89760_
Posted: 2022-11-24 Expires: 2023-02-12
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