Job Description

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Let your passion for people and food be the driver of your success.

Sodexo is seeking an Food Service Manager for our client in

Costa Mesa, California.

This is a high profile position with direct contact with clients and customers. This Food Service Manager will be responsible for directing retail food operations for the Café and Micro Market.

Our clients have created a beautiful, contemporary “workplace of the future”, this role will be responsible for delivering services that match the environment. Our candidate will be innovative, keeping services fresh and updated based on current hospitality trends.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of restaurant industry operational standards in finance, sanitation and employee relations
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Experience managing multiple food operations and concepts
  • Customer focused and strong track record in organizational development
  • Showcase skills of innovation, initiative, customer service, marketing and merchandising

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Leadership and communication skills
  • Successful customer service skills

Working for Sodexo:

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues 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.

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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