General Manager 3 Food - Schools (Enrollment 2,500-9,999)

Sodexo USA Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 7 months ago

Unit Description

Sodexo Schools Division is seeking dynamic, self-motivated, solutions/results driven Food Services General Manager for a high end potential sale located in Illinois. Our General Manager will have operational and financial over-site for the food and nutrition department within a district that is comprised of 10 buildings and over 5,000 students.

The ideal candidate will be well versed in K8 food service operations, food and labor cost controls, while also having proven success in driving customer results. The ability to articulate ideas, thoughts, opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of the organization is critical. Your success in this role will be measured by your ability to:

  • Integrate fully within our client's organization becoming a trusted adviser and member of the accounts leadership team

  • Achieve continuous improvement in customer and client satisfaction scores

  • Create an exceptional student experience through marketing, menu design, and excellent food quality

  • Meeting (or exceeding) Sodexo standards of operations (Gold Check)

Is this opportunity right for you?

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you'll enjoy an improved quality of life that's unique in the hospitality industry.

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Keywords: NYC; Child Nutrition; Food Service; Retail

Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Plans and supervises special functions. Maintains cash control and payroll records. Hires and trains unit personnel. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement

  • Associate's degree with academic major in food and nutrition, food service management, dietetics, family and consumer sciences, nutrition education, culinary arts, business, or a related field

Basic Management Experience

  • 3 years

Basic Functional Experience

  • 4 years of relevant school nutrition programs experience

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

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