Job Description

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Working together, supporting your team, and reaching high-end for the best in a high-volume, high-paced environment is second nature to you.

Sodexo is seeking a Catering Manager at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.


  • responsible for overseeing the catering operation including transportation across campus, equipment, logistics, and vehicle fleet.
  • use of Event Master - event management system - for scheduling purposes
  • Kronos – Catering Payroll System includes inputting schedules and time clock edits
  • Oversee catering schedule for the entire department
  • Continue growing employee training program with advanced server training, begin training for cashiers, utility, and chef


  • Oversee Supervisors responsible for equipment organization, and cleaning checklist, ensure Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Safety checklists are complete and staff is continually following all safety and sanitation policies.
  • Walk around all catering areas ensuring safety and sanitation practices are being followed


  • Department Meetings
  • Oversee the completion of weekly huddles, safety, customer service, and ambassador programs Choose catering events to attend to review service standards and customer satisfaction
  • Ensure Transportation Truck Inspection Logs Complete, Truck maintenance, registration, etc. up to date
  • Attend facilities meetings as needed


  • Assist Concessions for events when needed
  • Assist in the coordination of delivers around campus for all units
  • Update driver responsibility binder for NSF Audits –done each August before the new school year starts
  • Answer questions for Transportation with Pull Sheet questions, updates, etc., and equipment pulling
  • Treats staff with respect and common courtesy.
  • Assume responsibility for handling guest-related issues during or following an event.
  • Oversees on a daily or weekly basis to ensure standards are met including Uniforms, Pest Control, HACCP, and NSF.
  • Assist in reporting weekly financials

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 - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Application Instructions

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