• Catering Manager 2

    Location US-DC-WASHINGTON
    System ID
    77606
    Category
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo University Services has a POTENTIAL new opening for a Catering Manager 2 at a brand new location/new build out in the Washington DC area opening in January of 2019. Services offered at this location will include Retail dining, Catering, Micro-market/Coffee Bar. In addition to demonstrated management experience, we are also looking for someone with strong health and wellness background as it is related to food. Must also be up to current trend with technology, apps, self pay POS systems and comfortable with multiple computer programs.

     

    This role will assist in managing 17 - 22 staff and excellent team building experience is a must as well as being strong in client facing situations, and influencing and negotiating skills. You must be great with people!

     

    We are looking for candidates who 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; and
    • ensure Sodexo Standards are met.
    • The ideal candidate:
    • has a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively;
    • has culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;
    • has experience with health and wellness initiatives and experience collaborating with a food committee
    • ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
    • can demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and
    • can demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management Systems (FMS) and Market Connections (MSC), and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience.
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    Position Summary

    Oversight of catering activities for a small to mid-size location/unit with $500k-$1M in managed catering volume. Medium complexity with a high degree of hands on involvement in catering 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 service events. 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 - High School Diploma or GED

    Basic Management Experience - 1 year


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

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