26 days old

Catering Manager 3

Sodexo
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a dynamic and creative Catering Manager to fill a key role in maintaining an exceptionally high-level of catering execution for our prestigious account at The College of William & Mary located in beautiful and historic downtown Williamsburg, VA. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and experience in catering operations, implementing new offerings, and event sales, planning and management with particular emphasis on guest service and presentation. Candidates should possess high-volume, high-profile Presidential level catering experience with precise attention to detail and exceptional service. The ability to build and mentor a solid catering team who share the same level of commitment and passion to catering is highly desired.

 

With its rich 328-year history, The College of William & Mary is unlike any other university in America; it's the second oldest college in the nation but also a cutting-edge research university. William & Mary is considered

a \"Public Ivy\" institution \u2014 one of only eight in the nation\u2014 offering a world-class education at an

exceptional value. 

 

Williamsburg is located on the Virginia Peninsula in the northern part of the Hampton

Roads metropolitan area.

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.

Learn more about The College of William & Mary at www.wm.edu/ 

 

Learn more about Sodexos Benefits  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 enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry.

 

 

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: 2021-02-02 Expires: 2021-03-04

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