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Do the work you love and have a great work life balance. Working in K-12 Schools allows for most nights, weekends, and holidays off.

Sodexo is seeking a Food Service Manager 2 for Holyoke Public Schools located in Holyoke, MA. The ideal candidate will work closely with K-12 School cooks and service staff to ensure all client expectations and standards are being met. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Food Service Manager to take their next step and provide a great experience for the Holyoke School Department. This position will report to the General Manager and will work closely with the Operations Manager to execute the food service operations for K-12 school meal services. This is a year round position.

Key Duties

  • Maintains and develops client relationships and customer satisfaction for multi-functional food service areas to ensure account retention and positive public relations
  • Establishes and maintains a safe work environment
  • Supervises multiple K-12 school sites day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning, and prioritizing activities and monitoring operating standards
  • Utilizes Sodexo resources and programs to ensure operating standards and regulatory requirements are met and employees have the necessary equipment and inventory
  • Manages by providing positive and constructive feedback to employees in order to reward, coach, correct and motivate in order drive a high-level of employee engagement

The successful candidate will:

  • Have oversight of day-to-day operations by making sure menu planning, meal pattern compliance, recipes, and HACCP standards are being followed.
  • Deliver high quality food service
  • Achieve company and client financial targets and goals
  • Develop and maintain client and customer relationships
  • Develop strategic plans
  • Create a positive environment; and/or
  • Ensure Sodexo standards are met
  • ServSafe Certified
  • Management experience
  • Well organized, critical thinker, resourceful, and self-motivated
  • Basic professional cooking knowledge

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;
  • Prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed;
  • proficient in computer skills

Join a team that embraces your love for working with people, mentoring them as they achieve personal and professional goals.

Not the job for you?

We offer Food Service Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Campus Services, 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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