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Are you looking to grow your career with a stable organization that offers career advancement, competitive retirement plans, and a schedule that offers work-life balance?

Sodexo has a great opportunity to work with Our Lady of the Lourdes Womens and Childrens Hospital. Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Lafayette is the only hospital in the region specializing in care for women and children. This Food Service Manager will provide leadership and supervision for the on-site food service non-exempt level staff in the delivery of patient meals. This position will oversee over 12-24 Sodexo employees is responsible for all aspects of the daily meal services all whilst enriching patient experience. The successful candidate will be creative and provide strong strategic leadership while working with employees. Additionally, this individual must be able to drive Patient Satisfaction results to a high level. Overall, will need to motivate management and hourly staff and maintain quality to a very high level.

Learn more about Our Lady of the Lourdes Womens and Childrens Hospital: Greater Baton Rouge | Our Lady of the Lake Health (fmolhs.org)

The successful candidate will:

  • have oversight of day-to-day operations.
  • successfully coordinate all required tasks through subordinate managers, supervisors and frontline staff.
  • deliver high quality food services including retail, catering and patient meal management operations.
  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals.
  • develop and maintain client and customer relationships (i.e., comfortable in c-suite settings where communication skills are imperative when serving as top level site management)
  • develop strategic plans.
  • ensure HACCP, regulatory and standards compliance;
  • have daily interaction with patients, their families and clinical team to ensure patient satisfaction;
  • create a positive environment; and/or
  • ensure Sodexo standards are met.

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

  • have a work history demonstrating strong employee engagement leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively;
  • have culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;
  • can manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
  • are enthusiastic and confident;
  • ability to drive employee success to enhance the value of the food and nutrition team; I
  • prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and/or
  • demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (FMS) The Market Connection (TMC), Sodexo Menu Graphics (SMG), Catetrax and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience. This does not apply to external candidates.

Employees who work in healthcare are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status as required by applicable law and/or client requirements.

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.

Not the job for you?

We offer Food Service Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.

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, GED or equivalent

Basic Management Experience - 1 year


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

Application Instructions

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