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Are you an experienced Catering Director that has a passion for high end catering and is looking for an exciting and challenging new position? Look no further!

Sodexo's Campus Segment has a great opportunity available for a talented Catering Manager at Norwich University located in Northfield, VT. This Catering Manager will create elegant and sophisticated catering experiences, providing our clients with one-of-a-kind events. The Catering Manager is responsible for the organization and execution of all catering events, with emphasis on attention to detail.

Norwich University is a private military college located in beautiful Northfield, VT. The Military College of Vermont is a private military academy in Northfield, Vermont. It is the oldest private and senior military college in the United States and offers bachelor's and master's degrees on-campus and online.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of three years of food service experience including catering.
  • Extensive formal training in Catering services, with particular emphasis on customer service, event planning and presentation, and event management;
  • Strong focus on food quality and presentation as well as high end catering experience;
  • Strong leadership skills, computer skills, culinary knowledge and food and beverage cost controls;
  • Technical competence in unit financial management, pricing, menu development and will be responsible for the training and development of front-line hourly employees.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and have the ability to develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with multiple clients, liaisons, customers, employees, supervisors and vendors;
  • Effective communication skills and will be able to articulate ideas, thoughts, opinions professionally and clearly within all levels of client and Sodexo's organizations,
  • Exceptional time management skills and will be able to juggle multiple priorities.

We are looking for candidates who can:

  • Identify internal and external customer needs and expectations
  • Ensure that Sodexo and customer goals are aligned and met
  • Educate and develop rapport with internal/external customers 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
  • Positive can do attitude and be able to work a schedule based on business demands

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.


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Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management specializing in Retail 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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