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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Sodexo Atherton, CA

Atherton, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Is this opportunity right for you? At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management specializing in Catering. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, youll enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry. Sodexo is seeking an experienced Catering/Retail Manager for Menlo College and Menlo School a unique account with shared service for a smaller, private college and an affluent private K-8 grade school all on the same property. This Manager will be responsible for the organization and execution of all on campus catering averaging $300K per year of catering and conference business - from basic casual catering to high end College Presidential catering events. We are seeking someone with Food Service operations background as well - as this position also supports a small Retail operation - composed of two small kiosk/snack bar operations with volume of $150k - and supporting the Resident Dining programs for both Menlo College and Menlo School. Will report to the General Manager and is part of a 3 manager team at this account. The key focus of this position are understanding relationships in a campus environment, leading and directing a top notch Catering Operation, Culinary Knowledge, and Pricing and Cost management of both Catering and Retail Operations on-Campus. There is also opportunity to increase off-site catering sales as well. The ideal candidate will have: * demonstrated knowledge in high end and high volume catering management in casual/ fine dining, hotel/banquet or campus environment. * strong writing, costing, menu development and pricing skills. * Keen attention to details, food presentation, and solid client/customer focus while working with a very involved client with high expectations for catering. * Ability to take initiative, step in to assist in daily operations on campus, generate new on-site and off-site catering business. * Additional skills include experience in food retail, employee/staff training, labor management and control systems, and a culinary background. * A focus or background in sustainability as they will be supporting the organic, sustainable initiatives of Menlo College and School. Apply Now! Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now! Want to make the jump into Universities Food Services? This could be your dream job! Grow your Catering career with a Sodexo at Menlo College and Menlo School! To learn more about Menlo College, visit: Sodexo Campus Services - committed to enhancing the learning environment on campus through world-class food and facilities services and we welcome you to join our team with this career opportunity. Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer Food Service Management and Catering positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. See more Food Service Management jobs here Position Summary Manages all catered events. Hires, schedules, and trains catering staff. Works with clients/customers to arrange and follow through on all catering details and to ensure all special requests are met. Directs setup for events. Responsible for pricing, billing and resolving customer complaints. Develops menu/costing. Qualifications & Requirements Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED Basic Management Experience - 2 years Basic Functional Experience - 2 years 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.