Senior Manager, Area Support (Food)

System ID
Food Service
Relocation Type
Employment Status
Posted Range
$85200 to $128700
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description

Do you have a craving for a new culinary career in a beautiful premier high-profile account with an opportunity to express your creative side?


Sodexo Corporate Services is seeking a Senior Manager, Area Support -Food for the International Monetary Fund, a large high-profile account located in Washington, DC!  This is an opportunity for individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment.


About the location

International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world. Created in 1945, the IMF is governed by and accountable to 189 countries that make up its near-global membership. Sodexo has partnered with IMF for over 15 years.  The current food landscape includes 2 cafes, 2 coffee bars, sit-down restaurant open from 11am to 2pm and catering operations of 3 million dollars.  80% of our catering is special events.


The Sr. Manager Area Support Food person will create and drive the culinary strategy for the business, elevating our culinary program to the next level.  Heavy focus on international cuisine, plant-based food options and sustainability. The Sr. Manager will also have a focus on bringing culinary cohesiveness between the retail café and catering departments. Other duties will include:


  • Creating innovative menus for the business and specialty menus with our clients
  • Knowledge of sustainability have experience with purchasing, menu planning and development to include cycle menus.
  • Manage a team of 2 Executive Chefs and 30 indirect hourly employees.
  • Responsible for financials to include Food and Labor cost.
  • Be well versed in international cuisine, health and wellness, and gourmet catering cuisines.
  • Overall responsibility for preparation and presentation of food to exceed our clients’ standards.
  • Overseeing the food safety program
  • Have an eye for high end restaurant quality food and high level of organization.
  • Computer skills and basic accounting skills are required.


This position offers a traditional Business and Industry, predominantly Monday through Friday schedule but must be flexible to work evening and weekends when needed for catering events. 


Accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation per year (first year pro-rated based on date of hire).  Medical Benefits beginning date of hire, and 401K with company match eligible.  Parking included.


Sound like the opportunity you've been searching for? Apply today to grow with Sodexo, a world leader in Quality-of-Life Services!

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 - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of experience in operations

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


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