• Catering Manager 1

    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo's University's segment is currently seeking an experienced Catering Manager 1 for our long tenured (50+ years) account at Saint Mary of The Wood located in West Terre Haute, Indiana


    As our Catering Manager you will oversee all aspects of catering operations.  Successful candidate will oversees all types of events from a simple coffee drop off to creating larger VIP wedding experiences.  Reporting directly to the General Manager, you will oversee a catering supervisor and up 30 qualified associates.  This position will have the opportunity to be involved in residential dining and will assist in oversight for our lunch and/or dinner services. Keys to success with this position is someone that is creative, client facing and passionate about providing over the top customer service! Heavy catering including weddings, high end events at multiple locations


    Responsibilities will include: Start to finish catering over-site, working directly with customers and clients, ensuring innovative food presentations, providing top-notch service levels and creating positive and memorable catering experience!  


    The ideal candidate will have experience to include:

    • Banquet/catering management experience;
    • Ability to direct and manage multiple priorities;
    • Excellent interpersonal and client relation skills;
    • Experience training, mentoring and leading a team;
    • Experience writing, costing and pricing catering menus;
    • Experience driving sales and controlling costs;
    • Marketing experience, preferred, but not mandatory.
    • Catering Manager for 400K in revenue.

    • Many weddings and high end events.

    • Supports Sunday Brunch

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    Position Summary

    Assists in the management of all catered events. Hires, schedules, and trains catering staff. Works with clients/customers to arrange and follow through on all catering details and to ensure all special requests are met. Directs setup for events. Responsible for pricing, billing and resolving customer complaints. Develops menu/costing. May supervise less than two full time employees.


    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

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


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