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Work for a company that cares for its people and offers opportunities for personal growth.

Sodexo Senior Living is seeking a Food Service Manager 3 for its operations at Bristol Glen, part of the United Methodist Communities. This is a large continuing care retirement community located in Newton, New Jersey. The Food Service Manager will provide oversight for 8 dining areas, a small bistro/C-store and catering. Will report to the General Manager and manage approximately 45 hourly employees, both front and back of the house. Typical shift will be 10:30am - 7:30pm, may vary with every other weekend coverage.

The successful candidate will:

  • assist the General Manager with the oversight of daily dining operations;
  • schedule and train staff;
  • ensure that the highest possible standards of food handling and preparation are achieved;
  • interact with diverse groups of people, enjoy interacting with the elderly.

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

  • have 2 or more years food service management experience, ideally in a Senior Living / healthcare environment;
  • are experienced in supervising a food service team and exceptional human resource and supervisory/management skillset;
  • have exceptional professional communication skills;
  • are passionate for a high level customer service and are relationship oriented;
  • able to work independently and make sound business decisions within company guidelines and manage multiple priorities;
  • are experts in compliance to food safety, sanitation and overall workplace safety standards.

Learn more about Bristol Glen

Employees who work in Healthcare and Seniors 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 and upload proof of vaccination via an online portal.

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.

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.

Position Summary

Provides supervision for multi-functional food service areas at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company. Contributes to account revenue and operating profit through the implementation of Sodexo programs while executing against Standard Operating Procedures.
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 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

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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