1+ months

Catering Manager 3

Sodexo
Grand Junction, CO 81501

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Catering Manager 3 for Colorado Mesa University located in Grand Junction, CO.

**Relocation Assistance Is Available!**  Does the idea of managing one million dollars in catering revenue at on and off-site venues for a beautiful University Center with ballroom seating for 600 sit down and 1000 reception sound exciting? Our successful Catering Manager will WOW our clients with flawless execution for casual and high-profile events taking place around campus both inside and outside, with events ranging from weddings to simple catering and events at athletic venues. Do you excel at building excellent relationship with clients and campus communities and developing teams? This leader will manage growing catering sales, and hire and develop a professional full-time, part-time and on call catering team, including students on campus. A great opportunity for someone with multiple years of Catering experience! 

 

If you have experience at all service levels from coffee services, served meals, drop-offs to Presidential events and everything in between, we hope you will apply. Proven ability to plan, coordinate, setup and execute high profile specialty events numerous times during the year is key to success at this account. Organizational and planning skills, as well as experience overseeing events are areas where our successful candidates need to have a proven track record and can speak to this experience in detail. Maintaining a keen interest of food, trends, and unique presentations as well as a desire to establish new looks, tastes and flavors in this operation will also aid in the success of the account. Learn more about our Campus here: Colorado Mesa University

 

Are you the experienced Catering Manager were seeking?

 

We are looking for candidates who can:

  • Identify internal/external customer needs and expectations
  • Ensure that Sodexo and customer goals are aligned and met
  • Educate and develop rapport with internal/external customers and promote partnerships
  • Promote a customer/client centered culture that strives to exceed customer and client needs
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness and quick responsiveness to client and customer requests
  • Maintain and improve service level resulting in increased customer satisfaction
  • Coordinate all unit catering initiatives to drive sales growth and track results
  • Ensure all HAACP standards are followed 

 

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Solid organizational skills
  • Excellent leadership and team building skills
  • The ability to handle catering at all levels from students to executives
  • Polished professional demeanor is required

 

Careers in Universities:

Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.

 

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

 

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance \u2026 every day. 

 

Apply Now!

Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!

 

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.

Position Summary

Oversight of catering activities for a medium to large size location/unit with less than $1.5M in managed catering volume. Complex events with a high degree of hands on involvement in catering solutions.  Large amount of high profile 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 services. 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 - Associate's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 2 years Basic Functional Experience 1 year work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.

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

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Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2020-01-05

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