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 711598 - Catering Manager 3 - NEW YORK, New York, United States

Job information
Posted by: Sodexo Inc. 
Hiring entity type: Food Service and Restaurant 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: US$1000 - 70000
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Management - General
Operations - Other
Service/Skilled - Food & Nutritional Services
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 711598 / Latpro-3806999 
Date posted: Jul-20-2021
State, Zip: New York, 10045


System ID 711598
Category Food Service
Relocation Type No
Employment Status Full-Time

Unit Description

Are you an experienced Catering Manager that has a passion for high end catering and is looking for an exciting and challenging new position? Look no further!

Sodexo has a great opportunity available for a talented Catering Manager 3 at a prestigious corporate client, located in New York, NY. The Catering Manager will oversee 6 Sodexo frontline union employees and report directly into a General Manager. This individual will oversee roughly $4.5-$5M in annual managed volume for catering and conference services at the unit. We are looking for candidates with strong high volume catering experience and preferably law firm experience.

As the Catering Manager you will be tasked with the booking, coordination and execution of catering events. Events can range from the traditional drop-off of coffee/refreshment service to upscale events.

The successful candidate will be able to work and oversee multiple functions and setups. The candidate will also be responsible for supervising and working with the event staff, making sure events are prepped and ready for the next day. Schedule flexibility is a necessity. There is a lot of direct contact with clients.

The best qualified candidate will have the following:

- Hands on Corporate Service catering experience

- Experience with both casual and fine dining catering/banquet management

- Prior high volume catering service experience

- Experience training and leading a catering staff

- Experience with catering set up and execution

- Experience writing catering menus

- Experience coordinating and executing multiple events daily

- Experience with labor controls, managing catering inventory and using catering software

- Excellent customer and client relations skills

- Excellent organization skills and attention to detail

- An ability to transform spaces and create an experience for guests

- The ability to work with clients on creating events to their exacting detail

- Culinary acumen is preferred

- Union experience a plus

Learn more about Sodexo's Benefits

Not the job for you?
At Sodexo, we offer positions that support a variety of career goals working in diverse business segments, including Corporate Headquarters, Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search today.

Working for Sodexo: How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Make an Immediate Impact. Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.

Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, healthcare and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

Position Summary

Oversight of catering activities for a medium to large size location/unit with less than $1.5M in managed catering volume. Complex events with a high degree of hands on involvement in catering solutions. Large amount of high profile events. Strong client interaction.
Key Duties
- Oversight of Sodexo resources, recipes, systems and use of catering programs to direct daily catering events including; food production, inventory, product deliveries, invoices, and procurement operations.
- Oversight of the sales process for catering and/or conference services. Works with client and customers to design events.
- Ensures employees have appropriate equipment, supplies and resources to perform their job, and meet goals, cost controls and deadlines as assigned.
- Establishes and maintains a safe work environment including both food and physical safety in order to comply with all regulatory and Sodexo standards in various environments. Drives the Zero Harm mindset.
- Complies with budget requirements by controlling costs (i.e. labor, inventory, equipment, materials) and making adjustments when necessary
- Supervises employees by delegating, assigning and prioritizing activities, and monitoring operating standards

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.


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