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Grow your career and develop a team that shares your desire to make a difference!

Sodexo is seeking a Catering Services Manager to join our award winning program at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. Muhlenberg Dining Services offers best-in-class food management solutions, which create a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our clients and customers.

This position will help support catering services for for special events at this private, Liberal Arts College. They will be responsible for executing events, fostering and maintaining an exceptional relationship with the client and will develop a frontline staff.

The successful candidate will:
• assist the Catering Director with oversight of all catering day-to-day operations;
• successfully coordinate all required tasks through supervisors and frontline staff;
• achieve company and client financial targets and goals;
• develop and maintain client and customer relationships;
• help develop strategic plans;
• work hands-on with the team to ensure safety and sanitation (HACCP) compliance; developing and mentoring; engaging and fostering culture;
• have daily interaction with students, faculty, and staff and the dining team to ensure guest satisfaction;
• create a positive environment;

The ideal candidate will have:
• food service management experience in a high-volume hospitality environment;
• strong leadership skills and proven ability to foster culture, retain employees, and develop frontline staff;
• culinary and/or food service experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;
• proven ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrated professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
• be enthusiastic, eager to learn, and self-motivated;
• a results-driven mindset that enjoys working hands-on to support the team;
• proven ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed;

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K, and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

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.

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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