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Catering Event Manager

Company: Sodexo USA
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Unit DescriptionYou believe in an open, inclusive culture where everyone can thrive. Lead a team where engagement, productivity and innovation are born in this environment. Sodexo Universities is seeking our Catering Manager 2 for Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado. Relocation Assistance is Available! The targeted salary range for this position is: $52,000-$58,000 plus exceptional benefits. Driving to multiple campus locations is required for this position. Locations include our beautiful main campus, Bishop Campus, which houses Western Colorado Community College in northwestern Grand Junction, and a regional campus in Montrose, Colorado. Our events include, coffee services, Continental breakfasts, full breakfast, lunches and dinners, both buffet and full service, receptions ranging from small to very large and weddings. Driving sales and identifying areas for campus and non-core revenue growth is paramount to success in this role.The successful candidate will: Identify customer needs and expectationsEnsure that Sodexo and customer goals are aligned and metEducate and develop rapport with clients and promote partnershipsPromote a customer and client centered culture that strives to exceed customer and client needsCoordinate all unit catering initiatives to drive sales growth and track resultsMaintain and improve service level resulting in increased customer satisfactionEnsure all HAACP standards are followed Demonstrate resourcefulness and quick responsiveness to client and customer requestsIs this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:Solid organizational skillsExcellent leadership and team building skillsThe ability to handle catering at all levels from students to executivesProfessional demeanor is requiredLearn more about Colorado Mesa University HEREAt Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo's Benefits.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.Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.Working for Sodexo:Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. 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.Position SummaryOversight of catering activities for a small to mid-size location/unit with $500k-$1M in managed catering volume. Medium complexity with a high degree of hands on involvement in catering 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 service events. 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 & RequirementsBasic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GEDBasic Management Experience - 1 yearSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Keywords: Sodexo USA, Grand Junction , Catering Event Manager, Other , Grand Junction, Colorado

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