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Sodexo Inc. Catering Manager 4 in NEW YORK, New York

Unit Description

This account is part of the SodexoMAGIC portfolio of business.

Use your passion for service to create a positive impact and make a difference in the communities we serve! SodexoMAGIC is a joint Sodexo - Magic Johnson venture and we are thrilled to be celebrating our 10-year anniversary together this year! SodexoMAGIC promises to empower the communities we serve by offering best-in-class food & facilities management solutions, which create a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our clients and customers. SodexoMAGIC offers our dedicated service via the following Sodexo segments: Corporate Services, Hospitals, K-12 Schools, Universities

Sodexo Corporate Services is looking for an Catering Manager 4 for a prestigious bank located in New York, NY! Sodexo services the cafe, catering, executive dining room and conference center in a unionized environment.

The Catering Manager 4 is a seasoned, professional event planner that will cover all aspects of catering sales, menu design, proposal customization, theme creativity, decor & entertainment interface, event pricing & up-selling, and logistics coordination. This role also manages all aspects of service execution: waitstaff recruitment, training, scheduling & oversight; communications with & related accountability of culinary support, development & maintenance of standard operating procedures.

Catering Services we provide are spread over two campuses in New York and another location in New Jersey. This is a very critical, high-profile client & customer-facing position requiring the highest level of communications skills, diplomacy, and finesse. This is a fast-paced environment, and the ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate exceptional organization skills & multi-tasking abilities, maintaining attention to detail, and still be flexible enough to think & react very quickly "on their feet' to adapt to changes.

This position offers a traditional Business and Industry, predominantly Monday through Friday, schedule. Sound like the opportunity you've been searching for? Apply today to grow with Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services!

The SodexoMAGIC partnership represents the union of two global brands that operate at peak performance. Sodexo, a long-standing leader in “quality of life solutions” around the globe, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, the brainchild of NBA all-star Earvin Magic Johnson, who literally took the game to new heights. To learn more about SodexoMAGIC and read a message from Earvin "Magic" Johnson himself click

Position Summary

Provides supervision for catering services at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company. Oversees a highly complex and high volume of catering sales and functions in excess of $1.5M in managed catering volume.

Contributes to account revenue and operating profit contribution through the implementation of services and creation of opportunities for growth. Plans projects, including defining objectives, methods, timetables and budget to support client and Sodexo's strategic plan.

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 - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of experience in catering, food production, or food service management or a related field

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

Location US-NY-NEW YORK

System ID 87468

Category Food Service

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time

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