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2018-06-222018-07-21

Catering Manager 2

PROVENCE, RI
  • Job Code
    72859
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  • Catering Manager 2

    Location US-RI-PROVIDENCE
    System ID
    72859
    Category
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Are you looking for your career to SHINE?  Sodexo is seeking a Catering Manager 2 for our University account Providence College.   Located in Providence, RI

    Providence College offers Resident Dining, Food Retail formats, Catering and Concessions.  The Catering Manager will oversee a busy catering department – events ranging from basic catering, to summer conferences, to Division 1 sports events, to high-end plated dinners to banquets.  Most catering is on campus. Looking for a creative, food focused, detail oriented Catering manager with a talent for presentation, great customer service focus, and strong communication skills.

     

    The ideal candidate will:

    ·       have five consecutive years of high volume catering management including high end events.

    ·       have extensive formal training in Catering services, with particular emphasis on customer service, event planning and presentation, and event management.

    ·       have a strong focus on food quality, and display a knack for presentation, finesse and inspiration.

    ·       be versed in culinary functions, menu development, food and labor cost control, food safety and sanitation.

    ·       superior interpersonal skills and have the ability to develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with multiple clients, liaisons, customers, employees, supervisors and vendors.

    ·       strong communication skills and will be able to articulate ideas, thoughts, opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of client and Sodexo's organizations.

    ·       strong time management skills and will be able to juggle multiple priorities.  

    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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