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Careers Center | Catering Manager 2

Catering Manager 2

System ID
Food Service
Relocation Type
Employment Status

Unit Description

Job #70068 -  Sodexo is seeking an entry level Marketing / Catering Manager (II) for The Oaks at Menorah Park in Syracuse, NY.  This location is part of the Jewish Home of Central New York; a Continuing Care Retirement Community. 

Is this career opportunity right for you?  Do you have; strong communication skills, the ability to plan and coordinate catered and special events; on and off campus with excellent customer service outcomes, a working knowledge of the HACCP principles, and the capability to exceed resident and client expectations?  If so, we would love to hear from you!

In this role, you report to the Director of Dining and provide; staff training, supervision and support, motivating employees to continually improve performance and results.  You also manage all dining events with enthusiasm; providing hands-on guidance during resident and client functions in order to produce outstanding dining experiences. In addition, you will manage the Bistro / Sports Bar and provide daily support with cash handling, staff training and supervision.  Strong communication skills are critical to your success in this position along with infectious drive and enthusiasm, attention to detail, and innovative food presentation skills!

Your Skills Check List for this position:

Some College / Trade School, Servsafe Certified

Catering, Marketing, and Sales familiarity

Experience with team building and training; 10 employees

Background; coordinate, schedule, set-up of catered events

Ability to assist with menu selections room set up diagrams

Skilled with upscale catering, food production, quality standards

Capability to serve as a liaison with client & departments heads

Working knowledge of HACCP and web based programs

The ability to prioritize multiple & at times, competing priorities

Exp; healthcare / retirement community / country club / fine dining is ideal!


Residents are the heart of everything we do and we welcome you to join our team!

Schedule varies based on events with rotating weekends and holidays

Menorah Park, Syracuse, New York;  


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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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