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Food Operations Manager 1

Bridgewater, NJ
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Food Operations Manager 1
  • Food Operations Manager 1

    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Job #79030 - Sodexo is seeking an Food Operations Manager (I) for Bridgewater Retirement Community in Bridgewater, VA.  This is a 525 Resident Continuing Care Retirement Community located near the Harrisonburg Metro area in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. The downtown area is attractive and historic with nearby James Madison University and the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains which offer plenty of recreation and outdoor interest. Join our growing community as we design and build a large expansion that includes 3 new dining venues and your experience in new openings or construction / renovation would be ideal! 


    In your role; this is a hands-on position, moving from back of the house to front of the house with the addition of administrative duties.  Position manages; the daily operations of the kitchen, 35 employees in food production & dining service, food & labor costs controls, some catered events, small food retail operation, quality standards, self-audits for the HACCP process, and customer service programs and enhancements.  Your skills to support the primary focus of driving outstanding food quality and service to enhance and energize healthy living for our Residents is mission critical.


    Your Skills Checklist for this position:

    Some College / Trade School Certificate, Servsafe Certified

    Restaurant /Country Club; fine dining management

    Food production and front of the house management

    Ability to train and develop 35 employees

    Detailed knowledge of HACCP for regulatory compliance

    A passion for a high level of customer service

    Computer skills for food & labor costs controls

    Certified Dietary Manager, CDM would be ideal


    Typical schedule; 10am-7pm with rotating weekends & holidays

    Residents are the heart of everything we do and we welcome you to join our team! 

    Bridgewater Retirement Community; http://www.brcliving.org/about-us/visit-us/


    Sodexo Benefits at a glance; http://bit.ly/12E1uUf


    Sodexo - A world leader in Food and Facilities Management Serviceshttp://www.sodexousa.com/usen/careers/careers.aspx

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    Position Summary

    Provides leadership and supervision for the on-site food service exempt and non-exempt level staff in the delivery of our contractual agreement with the client. Provides supervision for food services at account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the company. Implements business practices in order to uphold company mission, values and commitments made in the Sodexo client contractual agreement.
    Key Duties
    - Establishes a safe work environment

    - Utilizes Sodexo tools and programs to develop client, customer, and staff relationships,  to ensure account retention

    - Implements and fully utilizes all Sodexo tools and programs to ensure financial outcomes

    - Directs daily operations of food service to ensure employees have appropriate equipment, inventory and resources, ensures operating standards and regulatory requirements are met

    - Develops and implements plans, projects, with defined objectives, methods, timetables and budget to support client and Sodexo strategic plan

    - Ensures adherence to all HR standards for Sodexo, client, and  regulatory agencies



    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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