Catering Manager 2

Location US-KY-BEREA
System ID
Food Service
Relocation Type
Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status
Posted Range
$36300 to $54670
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description

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


Sodexo is seeking a Catering Manager 2 for Berea College located in Berea, Kentucky. Berea College is  located just outside of Lexington and Richmond KY. The City of Berea  is 35 miles south of Lexington, where Kentucky’s Bluegrass region meets the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains. The College is located near the center of town and is easily accessible by car from I-75. Account has retail, resident dining, catering and conferences. This position will manage all catering and conference business. Berea is a "work" institution and the employee base is mostly students. Catering takes place both on and off campus, college events as well as private parties. Events can be a small coffee break or a large outdoor picnic for 1000+. The college president entertains frequently, with high level events from small to large. The summer conference business is steady. This position will support growth of both catering and conferences.  A valid drivers license is required for this position. Relocation Assistance is available!


The successful candidate will:

  • identify customer needs and expectations;
  • ensure that Sodexo and customer goals are aligned and met;
  • educate and develop rapport with clients and promote partnerships;
  • promote a customer/client centered culture that strives to exceed customer and client needs;
  • coordinate all unit catering initiatives to drive sales growth and track results.
  • maintain and improve service level resulting in increased customer satisfaction; 
  • ensure all HAACP standards are followed; and/or 
  • demonstrate resourcefulness and quick responsiveness to client and customer requests. 

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

  • solid organizational skills;
  • excellent leadership/team building skills;
  • the ability to handle catering at all levels from students to executives; and/or
  • professional demeanor is required.

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. 

Not the job for you?
At Sodexo, we offer Food Service Management and Catering positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.

Working for Sodexo:
Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management specializing in Catering. 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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