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  • Catering Manager 2

    Location US-TN-NASHVILLE
    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo Corporate Services North America is seeking an experienced Catering Manager for our premier client's corporate headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee


    The ideal candidate will have excellent client and customer service skills, be able to multi-task, be detail-orientated, lead by example and direct employees in a fast-paced environment. There is daily contact with clients.  


    We are looking for candidates who can


    • Identify internal customer needs and expectations
    • Ensure that Sodexo and customer goals are aligned and met
    • Educate and develop rapport with internal/external customers 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


    The ideal candidate will have

    • Strong catering experience (2-3 years in a catering environment including solid financial acumen and deep understanding of the technical delivery aspect of catering)
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills to juggle different tasks and events at one time
    • Ability to build and mentor a solid catering team who same level commitment and passion to catering: quality presentation, customer service, professionalism
    • High level Customer service skills
    • Ability to be a team builder/able to develop talent 

    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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