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Managing a large team is your super power. Bring your talent to a new role at Sodexo!

Relocation Assistance and a Sign-On Bonus!

Sodexo is seeking an innovative and dynamic Director of Dining Services who is passionate about creating healthy, nutritious and exciting dining experiences for students, faculty and staff at Baylor School: A Leading Private Boarding & Day School in Chattanooga, TN.

The ideal candidate will need to have a High-end/Fine Dining Culinary skill-set from a University with a strong passion for leadership!

The selected candidate will also be responsible for creating a university style food program, maintaining healthy client relations, labor productivity, meeting targets, meeting Sodexo and client standards, and driving innovation, employee & customer satisfaction as key client indicators.

The successful candidate:

  • has a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively;
  • has the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
  • has the ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed.
  • has the leadership experience to create a positive and inclusive working environment
  • will lead a team in executing high quality, innovative, inclusive and personalized food nutrition programs.
  • is responsible for managing all aspects of the food service operations with a strong focus on the student experience, food quality, customer service and catering operations throughout the school, including board dinners, faculty and staff events, weddings, receptions, summer camps, etc.
  • will also be responsible for maintaining healthy client relations, labor productivity, meeting targets, meeting Sodexo and client standards, and driving innovation, employee & customer satisfaction as key client indicators.
  • High-end/Fine Dining Culinary skill-set is a MUST

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

  • a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
  • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;
  • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or
  • have a passion for food and innovation.

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Culinary 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 Culinary jobs.

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 - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years


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

Application Instructions

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