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Are you seeking a rewarding and challenging career that allows you to make a difference?

Sodexo Senior Living has an immediate opening for a Food Operations Manager at Canterbury-on-the-Lake in Waterford, MI. This beautiful senior lifeplan community is situated on over 40 acres of lush, landscaped grounds with walking trails and a gorgeous lakeside pavilion. Residents enjoy an active lifestyle with a wide-range of amenities, along with comprehensive health and wellness services.

The successful candidate will:

  • have oversight of day-to-day dining operations for the Independent Living residents;
  • ensure that the highest possible standards of food handling and preparation are achieved;
  • interface closely and daily with residents;
  • provides stellar customer service;
  • motivate, coach, mentor and develop frontline staff.

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

  • food production experience in either a senior living or healthcare setting;
  • a certified dietary manager (CDM) certificate or the willingness to obtain within 1st year of employment preferred;
  • hands on skills with inventory management and ordering;
  • strong leadership skills with the ability to train and develop employees;
  • working knowledge of HACCP protocols for regulatory compliance;
  • the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and exhibit a passion for a high-level of customer service.

Learn more at Canterbury on the Lake

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits that start on your 1st Day!! Benefits to include: paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.


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 - 2 years 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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