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 709535 - General Manager 3 Food - Schools (Enrollment 2,500-9,999) - GLEN ELLYN, Illinois, 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: 709535 / Latpro-3807438 
Date posted: Jul-20-2021
State, Zip: Illinois, 60137


System ID 709535
Category Food Service
Relocation Type No
Employment Status Full-Time

Unit Description

With your leadership excellence, you're ready to move up to the next level.

Sodexo School Services is seeking a high energy General Manager of Food to join our management team, in Illinois for Glenbard High School District 87. This is a High school only district in Glen Ellyn area with 4 schools. 8200 enrollment, National School breakfast and Lunch Program (NSBP /NSLP). The entire district is utilizing the Taste 4 menus. Financial responsibility of $1.5 Million.

USDA Regulations requires a minimum education of an Associate's degree with a least 3 years of school nutrition program experience.

Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter with stellar communication skills and the ability to effectively manage front-line production employees in a dynamic environment. It is preferred that our candidate be well versed in K-12 food service operations, food and labor cost controls, while also having proven success in driving customer results. The ability to articulate ideas, thoughts, opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of the organization is critical.

Your success in this role will be measured by your ability to:

  • Integrate fully within our client's organization becoming a trusted adviser and member of the accounts leadership team.
  • Achieve continuous improvement in customer and client satisfaction scores
  • Create an exceptional student experience through marketing, menu design, and excellent food quality
    Meeting (or exceeding) Sodexo standards of operations (Gold Check)

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Prior Schools General Manager-level experience
  • Experience with driving revenues
  • Experience training and leading a food service team
  • Excellent client relation skills and financial acumen
  • Experience working with a diverse population
  • Customer service, excellent client relations and team building skills are a must.
  • Account receivable and payable experience is required, along with the skill set to effectively implement all USDA training requirements.
  • Strongly prefer a candidate with strong K12 and Sodexo experience.

Learn more about Glenbard High School District 87 here:

Learn more about Sodexo's Benefits

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Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Plans and supervises special functions. Maintains cash control and payroll records. Hires and trains unit personnel. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's degree with academic major in food and nutrition, food service management, dietetics, family and consumer sciences, nutrition education, culinary arts, business, or a related field

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 4 years of relevant school nutrition programs experience

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


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