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Catering Manager 2

  • Job Code
Careers Center | Catering Manager 2
  • Catering Manager 2

    Location US-MA-CAMBRIDGE
    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo Corporate Services is seeking a Catering Manager 2 to join our team at the Genzyme Center, a prestigious corporate account located in Cambridge, MA. The Genzyme Center is the hub of the Genzyme Portfolio in the northeast. The visibility in this account is high, as it is their center of excellence, and there are always VIP personnel in the building, including a sitting president. This unit supports two satellites nearby.


    The Genzyme Center is M-F operation and the Catering Manager 2 in this role will be provided great working hours and quality of life you almost never find in a catering position. Most events are in the morning and mid-afternoon, there are occasional late afternoon/early evening events. The catering business at this account has grown to $900K.


    In this hands on role, the Catering Manager 2 will be responsible for directing and participating in all of the on premise and off premise catering operations. The catering events can range from the continental breakfast/casual luncheons to high end receptions/cocktail parties. Responsibilities will include: direct interaction with client, catering sales presentations, execution of catering events to ensure quality and customer satisfaction, working closely with the Executive Chef on menu selection and pricing, ordering of supplies, overseeing the set up and breakdown, billing and invoicing and supervision of a 3 non-union hourly staff.

    Position Summary

    Oversight 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 & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED

    Basic Management Experience - 1 year

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




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