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A passion for helping people and attention to detail are the hallmarks of your success. Join a team where you can make a difference. Sodexo is seeking our Catering Manager 2 for the University of Colorado in downtown Denver. Strong background in catering operations and sales is required for success in the role. Our Catering Manger will support Main Campus Catering with multiple buildings and off-site catering.

Managing with a heart for training Staff, assuring events are set up accurately and that service executes on time is imperative to success in high volume catering. Our successful candidate will assure our team has all the equipment and training they need to perform all duties timely throughout the day.

Sodexo Campus offers BEST in CLASS Onboarding for all newly hired managers - will participate in a two-week training at a nearby Sodexo Center for Excellence Campus. Through this comprehensive onboarding model, managers will be equipped to execute their positions at the highest level, train and lead their teams to do the same, and build a culture of excellence in their respective units.

Are You the ONE? The successful candidate will:

  • Identify customer needs and expectations
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness and quick responsiveness to client and customer requests
  • Promote a customer and client centered culture that strives to exceed customer and client needs
  • Educate and develop rapport with clients and promote partnerships
  • Promote a customer and client centered culture that strives to exceed customer and client needs
  • Coordinate all unit catering initiatives to drive sales growth and track results
  • Maintain and improve service level resulting in increased customer satisfaction
  • Ensure that Sodexo and customer goals are aligned and met
  • Ensure all HAACP standards are followed

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • 3 - 5 years experience in high volume and high profile catering, managng multiple events each day.
  • The ability to handle catering at all levels from students to executives
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Excellent leadership and team building skills
  • Solid attendtion to details and well developed organizational skills
  • Proven track record on identifying new sales opportunities and maintain current book of business.
  • Initiative to adapt, flex and take on event last minute changes
  • Professional demeanor is required

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Are you ready to bring Fresh Eyes to the existing program, with a focus on innovation and on-trend menu development and presentation? Join the Sodexo team, APPLY TODAY!

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts.

Working for Sodexo:
Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management specializing in Catering. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance.

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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.

Application Instructions

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