Sodexo Inc. Food Service Manager 2 in FAIRFAX, Virginia

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a dynamic experienced Food Service Manager to lead our late-night dining team at George Mason University located in Fairfax, VA.

George Mason University is a large public, comprehensive, research university established by the Commonwealth of Virginia in the National Capital Region. We are an innovative and inclusive academic community committed to creating a more just, free, and prosperous world.

Reporting to a Food Operations Manager, the Food Service Managers will assist in providing front of the house service operations for residential late-night dining services with multiple dining platforms/stations. This manager will have daily oversight for supervisors and will provide support related to training, service standards, cash operations, food quality, adherence of food and physical safety programs and more.

Typical work schedule is an overnight with hours that will cover dinners to late night dining services. Flexibility to work a varied schedule, including weekends is required.

The best qualified candidate will have the following:

  • High-volume, College/University food service management experience

  • Experience training and leading service personnel

  • Experience with food and labor management systems

  • Experience managing food services in a contract dining environment

  • Basic culinary/kitchen knowledge

  • Experience with food and physical safety programs

Position Summary

Provides supervision for multi-functional food service areas at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company. Contributes to account revenue and operating profit through the implementation of Sodexo programs while executing against Standard Operating Procedures.

Key Duties

  • Maintains and develops client relationships and customer satisfaction for multi-functional food service areas to ensure account retention and positive public relations

  • Establishes and maintains a safe work environment

  • Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities and monitoring operating standards

  • Utilizes Sodexo resources and programs to ensure operating standards and regulatory requirements are met and employees have the necessary equipment and inventory

  • Manages by providing positive and constructive feedback to employees in order to reward, coach, correct and motivate in order drive a high-level of employee engagement

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

Basic Management Experience - 1 year

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

System ID 78513

Category Food Service

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time