5 hours

Catering Manager 3

Collegeville, PA
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Catering Manager 3
  • Catering Manager 3

    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking a Catering Manager 3 for our Corporate Services segment in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.  This role will be responsible for managing all catered events at GSK for Sodexo, working out of the Collegeville account while providing oversight of the King of Prussia, Philadelphia locations in Pennsylvania as well as one account in Rockville, Maryland.  All accounts are within 2.5 hours of the main location.  Catering managed volume for this campus is approximately $1M, and this manager will have oversight of six Sodexo-paid, non-union frontline (hourly) employees plus one supervisor.


    This manager will work primarily Monday through Friday with the need to work occasional early evenings to accommodate site “Happy Hour” events.


    Additional Information on the Catering Oversight:


    This will be a hands-on position with some high-profile catered events provided for an executive audience.  These events include regular “Happy Hour”/cocktail parties.  These units will cater at least four large, site-wide events per year for up to 3500 employees plus the regular “Happy Hours” and may have other regular catering drop-offs, of up to 20 orders per day.


    The ideal candidate for this position will:


    • be extremely detail-oriented
    • have excellent time-management skills and possess the ability multi-task, lead by example, and direct employees in a fast-paced environment
    • be a forward-thinker and be extremely innovative
    • work well with others and be flexible
    • provide STELLAR customer service (and this manager will have daily contact with multiple clients including corporate executives)
    • Have prior off-premise catering experience
    • Have a strong focus on food and physical safety


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    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
    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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