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Catering Manager 2

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Careers Center - Catering Manager 2

Catering Manager 2

System ID
Food Service
Relocation Type
Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status

Unit Description

Offering Relocation Assistance for this position!
$2500 Sign on Bonus!!!
Sodexo Universities is seeking a motivated Catering Manager 2 to lead our growing catering program at Middle Georgia State University, Main campus located in Macon, GA.  MGA is a very unique in that we have 5 overall campuses, conference center, an active airport, and 3 smaller satellite facilities.  Our campus and catering department offers services at the conference center operated on our Main, Macon campus, as well as opportunities for growth on and off campus in Historic downtown Macon, GA.
The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the catering operation, focus on providing high level of customer service and special attention to detail.  The Catering Manager will understand the importance of providing excellent customer experiences and will be capable of making decision that best reflect Middle Georgia State University, Sodexo, and MGSU's mission.
The position has primary event execution responsibilities for all Campus Catering events.  Events include VIP and presidential functions, receptions, banquets, weddings, buffet meals, casual and executive boxed lunches, beverage breaks, snack breaks, picnics, and other special events.
The Catering Manager will oversee the set-up and execution of all catered events. 
·       Collaborates on event planning with our Executive Chef 3 and campus employed coordinators. 
·       Assists with pricing, menu costing, and billing as needed. 
·       Maintains composure in difficult situations. 
·       Follows up with clients for feedback after events. 
·       Hires, schedules, and trains catering staff. 
·       Maintains employee and vendor relations to run a successful catering operation. 
·       Ensures all HACCP safety protocols are strictly followed by all employees. 
·       Assists the GM with establishing operating standards, implementing quality improvements, and communicating them to employees. 
·       Meets deadlines and deliverables. 
·       Demonstrates eagerness, enthusiasm, optimism, passion, and integrity on the job.

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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