Catering Manager 2

System ID
Food Service
Relocation Type
Employment Status
Posted Range
$48100 to $73040
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description

Working together, supporting your team, and reaching high-end for the best in a high-volume, high-paced environment is second nature to you.


Sodexo is seeking a Catering Manager (Operations) for the historic Howard University located in Washington DC. This account could be the high-profile leadership opportunity you’ve been seeking! This is a great opportunity to grow and expand your career in hospitality leadership. Are you a talented leader of quality food services, a strong communicator, personable, comfortable in a fast-paced environment, an out-of-the-box thinker, and excellent at maintaining the day-to-day while coordinating and directing operations? If this sparks your interest, apply today! 


This position offers a predominately Monday - Friday with flexibility based on business needs. Saturday and Sunday work pending business needs. Blackout Dates- Homecoming week(October) Commencement(Mothers day weekend), New student move in( First week in August), Charter day week(first week in March) Holiday Celebration(December)



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

  • Have  a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance
  • Prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed
  • Extensive formal training in Catering services, with particular emphasis on customer service, event planning and presentation, and event management
  • Strong focus on food quality and presentation as well as high-end catering experience
  • Strong leadership skills, computer skills, culinary knowledge, and food/beverage cost controls.
  • Technical competence in unit financial management, pricing, and menu development and will be responsible for the training and development of front-line hourly employees and managers. 
  • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with multiple clients, liaisons, customers, employees, supervisors, and vendors.
  • Exceptional time management skills and will be able to juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to enhance the learning environment on campus through world-class food service 


Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K, and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.


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

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

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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