• Catering Manager 2

    Location US-MO-WEBSTER GROVES
    System ID
    78391
    Category
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking a Catering Manager 2 for Webster University located in Webster Groves, MO.

    Webster University is an American non-profit private university with its main campus in Webster Groves, Missouri. This campus has Resident Dining, Catering, retail and Catering with a large international student population to accomodate.  

     

    Is this opportunity right for you?

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

     

    Are you the experienced Catering Manager we’re seeking?

     

    We are looking for candidates who can:

    • identify internal/external customer needs and expectations;
    • ensure that Sodexo and customer goals are aligned and met;
    • educate and develop rapport with internal/external customers and promote partnerships;
    • promote a customer/client centered culture that strives to exceed customer and client needs; and
    • coordinate all unit catering initiatives to drive sales growth and track results.

     

    Your success will be measured by your ability to:

    • maintain and improve service level resulting in increased customer satisfaction;
    • ensure all HAACP standards are followed; and
    • demonstrate resourcefulness and quick responsiveness to client and customer requests.

     

    The ideal candidate will have the following:

    • Solid organizational skills
    • Excellent leadership/team building skills
    • The ability to handle catering at all levels from students to executives
    • Professional demeanor is required

    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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