• Catering Manager 2

    Location US-MS-LORMAN
    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Do you strive to create amazing culinary experiences?


    Sodexo Universities is seeking a Catering Manager 2 for Alcorn State University located in tranquil Lorman, MS.

    **Relocation Assistance is Available!**


    In this position, you will lead and guide the Catering Team at Alcorn State University and ensure catering standards and delivery are execued with excellence.


    The successful candidate will:

    • be responsible for purchasing, menu compliance, inventory, food cost analysis and food production forecasting;
    • ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;
    • have the ability and willingness to develop and motivate team members to embrace culinary innovations;
    • ensure food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standard compliance; and/or
    • have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.


    Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

    • a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
    • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;
    • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or
    • have a passion for food and innovation.

    Working for Sodexo:

    At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

    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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