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

Sodexo is seeking an experienced Food Operations Manager 2 at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, a 750-bed hospital renowned for its research located in Dallas, TX.

The Food Operations Manager will be responsible for overseeing retail operations, managing food costs/budgets, conducting new employee trainings, and driving employee engagement while maintaining the highest level of patient and guest satisfaction. Prior retail management experience managing a high-volume is preferred.

The successful candidate will:

  • lead frontline teams, mentoring them in accurate cash handling, operations, open and closing processes;
  • conduct retail brand standard audits (in-house and national brands);
  • maintain integrity of retail branded concept standards (national and in-house brands);
  • responsible for marketing and merchandising of products;
  • manage vendor relationships and compliance.

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • management experience in the food service industry
  • experience leading a team in a kitchen environment and enforcing safety & sanitation protocols
  • natural ability to lead and build teams and foster engagement
  • demonstrate working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems as well as menu graphics programs;
  • prior experience promoting national brands with clients and customers in a hospital environment; and/or
  • proven client relationship and customer service skills


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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At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Campus, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States.


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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