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Sodexo Schools is seeking an entry-level Food Service Manager (Food and Beverage Specialist) for its School Services segment at Springfield Public Schools (SPS). The Food Service Manager’s primary focus will be on engaging students and increasing participation in school meal programs. Working as a 2 person team with a Field Marketing Specialist the individual will improve the students’ meal experience working with staff to improve food production, quality, and customer service skills. This position will also drive and improve food and physical safety programs. This position requires hands-on food production and service expertise with the ability to train and direct staff using a team approach. The individual will engage the staff to elevate their skills and collaborate with the Chef Manager to improve all aspects of the program. Utilize food management software, facilitate staff training and assist with maintaining current successful strategies and working to execute new concepts. This position will report to the Marketing & Community Relations Director and receive support in all facets of K-12 school operations food service.
The candidate should possess a clear working knowledge of food production, customer service, food and physical safety, with the ability to train and direct staff in batch cooking, line flow and presenting appetizing and nutritious meals. The Food Service Manager will have the ability to work with staff, students, teachers, principals and SPS clients. Within the Home Grown team the candidate will interact with: School Leads, the 5 Zone Chef/Managers and CNC Operations Director and CNC General Manager.
Additionally, the ideal candidate will:
Preferred candidate will have
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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’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.
Provides supervision for multi-functional food service areas at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company. Contributes to account revenue and operating profit through the implementation of Sodexo programs while executing against Standard Operating Procedures.
- Maintains and develops client relationships and customer satisfaction for multi-functional food service areas to ensure account retention and positive public relations
- Establishes and maintains a safe work environment
- Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities and monitoring operating standards
- Utilizes Sodexo resources and programs to ensure operating standards and regulatory requirements are met and employees have the necessary equipment and inventory
- Manages by providing positive and constructive feedback to employees in order to reward, coach, correct and motivate in order drive a high-level of employee engagement
Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
Basic Management Experience - 1 year
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.