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Sodexo Inc. Catering Manager 2 in JAMESTOWN, North Dakota

Unit Description

Sodexo at the is hiring a Catering Manager 2 / Off-site Retail Manager in Jamestown, North Dakota. *Relocation assistance is available!* Work for a company that cares for its people and offers opportunities for personal growth! Our successful candidate will have experience in Coffee Shop or Bistro settings and have the organizational skills to manage multiple priorities. This is an excellent professional development opportunity in a family friendly community! Are you ready to take your career up a notch?

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

  • Demonstrate resourcefulness and quick responsiveness to client and customer requests

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

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent leadership/team building skills

  • Ability to handle catering at all levels from students to executives

  • Professional demeanor is required

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At Sodexo, we offer Food Service Management and Catering positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States..

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’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

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.


System ID 87398

Category Food Service

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time