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Are you seeking a rewarding and challenging career that allows you to make a difference?

Sodexo is seeking a General Manager 4 - Food for Our Lake of the Lake Ascension Hospital in Gonzales, LA. Our Lady of the Lake Ascension is an 80-bed hospital with a census of 40. The General Manager will oversee and direct all Food & Nutrition for this hospital and will supervise a team of 13. The General Manager will come with a background in food service management with a proven ability to lead teams and foster culture.

This General Manager position is a great opportunity to manage the food service department within a proactive hospital environment. Successful candidates will require a strong fiscal, cafeteria/front of the house management, financial acumen, tramline experience, and culinary management skill set.

***$3,000 Sign-On Bonus***

This position is primarily Monday-Friday with rotating weekends. The salary range is competitive and based on experience with a bonus incentive plan and a rich benefits package that kicks in day 1!

The successful candidate will:

  • direct and oversee all food and nutrition service day-to-day operations.
  • manage, develop, mentor and engage with subordinate managers, supervisors and frontline employees.
  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals.
  • develop and maintain client and customer relationships.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • seasoned experience as a general manager, food service manager and/or director in a high-volume facility
  • demonstrated leadership skills and proven ability to foster culture, retain employees, and develop teams.
  • strong financial acumen and technical skills
  • knowledge and background in safety and sanitation compliance
  • proven ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrated professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service.
  • be enthusiastic, eager to learn, and self-motivated.
  • a results-driven mindset that enjoys working hands-on to support the team.
  • experience as a GM or Director in healthcare and/or contract services, highly preferred

Learn more about Our Lady of the Lake Ascension Hospital, Baton Rouge | Our Lady of the Lake Health (

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K, access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

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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.

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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