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Catering Manager 2

Sodexo, Inc.
United States, California, Los Angeles
May 13, 2022

Catering Manager 2


US-MD-GAITHERSBURG | US-IL-Chicago | US-MO-IA, KS, CO, NE, WY, MO | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-PA-Philadelphia | US-Nationwide

System ID

Food Service

Relocation Type

Employment Status
Temporary - Full-Time

Unit Description

Do you possess strong leadership skills and enjoy managing people, processes and projects?

This Catering Manager 2 will be part of Sodexo's National Resource Bench which supports all Sodexo Business Segments and all disciplines within our North American line of services. As a National Bench team member, you will receive specialized training both inside and outside the unit. Our unique 2 week orientation learning curriculum is designed to further sharpen your skills and build your strengths, opening up opportunities within Sodexo for permanent GM roles!

This Resource Manager position requires 100% travel, which will provide unlimited networking possibilities. The position is virtual and supports all units within the NORAM portfolio to fill critical vacancies, provide highly specialized SME Support, provide account opening and training. This Resource Manager position is coded as temporary and is designed to be a short-term career step (12-18 months) as you seek a permanent leadership position with Sodexo.

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

    have 1+ years experience running a large Food operation and Catering preperation; as well as safety and sanitation compliance;
  • have a work history demonstrating strong employee engagement leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively;
  • can manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
  • prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and/or
  • demonstrate working knowledge of Food Management System (FMS) and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience.

This is will be a Virtual home office - extensive travel - up to 10 days on/4 days off. If you are open to new challenges, traveling across the country, live near a large airport and can office from home - Sodexo may be looking for you!

Does this sound like the Career Opportunity you have been looking for? APPLY TODAY! Join the Sodexo Team!

Sodexo is committed to providing working conditions and client services that are safe and healthy and will follow all applicable COVID-19 prevention measures, including state/local or client-mandated mask, testing and/or vaccine requirements.

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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