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Let your passion for people be the driver of your success at Sodexo. Through your leadership, your team will make a real impact every day.

Sodexo Corporate Services is seeking a General Manager - Food for a high-profile client located in Chicago, IL.

This position offers a predominately Monday through Friday schedule.

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • have oversight of day-to-day operations
  • deliver high quality food service
  • implement Sodexo systems and programs, and oversee training of staff
  • continuously evaluates service to ensure student and client satisfaction
  • drive employee engagement and student satisfaction through strong leadership skills
  • integrate fully within our client's organization and be a trusted advisor with a customer service focus
  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals
  • develop and maintain strong client and customer relationships
  • develop strategic plans
  • create a positive environment
  • ensure Sodexo Standards are met

The ideal candidate will have:

  • two or more years previous food service management experience ideally in hospitality or high end restaurants
  • strong financial skills
  • a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;
  • a work history demonstrating strong leadership and hospitality skills and the ability to work collaboratively;
  • the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
  • knowledge of compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards;
  • the ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed.

Why Sodexo?

  • Vacation, Personal and Sick Time
  • Medical Benefits beginning date of hire
  • 401K and Roth IRA with company match eligible

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 - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 3 years
Basic Functional Experience - 3 years


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

Application Instructions

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