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Catering Manager 2 - Dallas, TX #6203646

Company: Sodexo Inc.

Date: 03/18/2019

Category: Restaurant / Food Services

City: Dallas, TX

Unit Description

Sodexo is an international organization whose mission is to "Improve the Quality of Daily Life for Everyone We Serve". Sodexo Corporate Services North America is seeking a Catering Manager 2 for our premier upscale client in the Dallas, Texas area.

This Catering Manager will continue to elevate an innovative, high-end catering program for a very high-end, high-profile client. The Catering Manager will create all levels of events from elegant and sophisticated to bagels and sandwiches while working with the Catering staff to exceed the client’s expectations. The Catering Manager will be responsible for the organization and execution of all catering events and have demonstrated knowledge in casual and fine dining, and banquet management as well as strong writing, costing, menu development and pricing skills.

Success in this role and in the relationship will require you to:

  • Be innovative every day

  • Deliver exceptional customer service

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Prior catering management and/or supervisor experience

  • Experience working with different departments (direct client contact)

  • Previous catering experience

  • Experience training and leading a catering staff

  • Excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills

  • The ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

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 80173

Category Food Service

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time

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