• Catering Manager 2

    Location US-GA-MILLEDGEVILLE
    System ID
    86680
    Category
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo Universities is seeking a motivated Catering Manager 2 at Georgia College and State University in historic Milledgeville, GA. This position is responsible for the day to day operations of the campus Catering program totaling over $500k in revenue. The Catering Manager works closely with Sodexo Executive Chefs and client’s Director of University Events to ensure preeminent operations through customer service excellence and a commitment to client satisfaction.  This position has oversight for a staff of 15 including part-time students and full-time hourly employees.

     

    Reporting directly to the General Manager, the ideal Catering Manager 2 will possess the following traits: 

    • demonstrated knowledge of catering and catering logistics, casual and fine dining, and banquet management;
    • creative, has excellent event execution/planning skills, and is visionary in regard to buffet presentations;
    • excellent interpersonal skills and excels in client/customer, guest, and employee relations;
    • excellent communication skills;
    • ability to work independently and with others managers to manage the daily operations of the catering department through direct supervision of non-exempt/hourly employees, including hiring, orientating, scheduling, training, and developing employees;
    • excellent time management skills, adapts well to dynamic change, and is driven to get the job done with excellence in a timely manner;
    • high level of integrity and considers the best interest of our employees, clients/customers, and our operation;
    • experience in high volume activity, employee/staff training, labor management and control systems;
    • anticipates problems that may affect customer experience and financial requirements and moves quickly to correct them with little or no impact to customer relations or the operation; and
    • Financial ability to manage and demonstrate proven results with material costs, labor, procurement compliance and controllable expenses.

    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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