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Sodexo, Corporate Services is looking for a Catering Manager2/Front of the House Manager to join our team at HCA in Brentwood TN. The current food operation consists of 1 Corporate Café serving Breakfast and Lunch only, Catering Operations, Office Coffee, and Vending.

Our Catering Program: 95% of our catering is day to day catering to include coffee drop offs for meetings, a continental breakfast, and lunches for meetings (buffet or boxed). 5% of our catering is higher end to include early dinners and receptions.

Duties of the Catering Manager/Front of the House Manager include but not limited to:

  • Interacting with clients and assisting client with account set up in our cater-trax system
  • Daily supervision of a catering attendant and cashier, ensuring events are set up to standard and on-time.
  • Respond to customer inquiries in accurate and timely manner.
  • Must be able to multitask with multiple events
  • Following up with client after events to ensure satisfaction.
  • Working with the HCA event person who manages booking to see if they have booked catering for the event and following up with the client.
  • Overseeing the set-up and breakdown of events
  • Oversee front of the house café during slow catering times.
  • Assisting the GM and the chef with planning and execution of café promotions.
  • Planning specialty catering menus with the executive chef.

This position offers a traditional Business and Industry, predominantly Monday through Friday schedule. However the ideal candidate must be flexible to work some early evenings when needed

Accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation per year (first year pro-rated based on date of hire). Medical Benefits beginning date of hire, and 401K with company match eligible.

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Target Salary is 56K to 62K

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

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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