General Manager 4 - Food

at Sodexo in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a General Manager for a potential new sale in Corporate Services in Lake Forest, Illinois .

The General Manager’s , main responsibilities are the daily operation of a full-service café serving breakfast, lunch and catering. The candidate must have food and labor cost control experience, exceptional customer service and leadership skills. Reporting to the District Manager the General Manager will have oversight of the Sodexo employees. Position is responsible for directing all contract management service operations and client relations of the café.

We are looking for candidates who will:

+ manage the daily food production including production planning and controls

+ ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality

+ manage food costing, controls and compliance

+ develop menus and manage inventory

+ have high expectations for customer service and quality of food

+ have the ability and willingness to develop and train front-line employees

+ have a passion for food and innovation

+ be detail-oriented and accountable

The ideal candidate has:

+ a culinary background with cafeteria/restaurant style dining experience

+ excellent hospitality, leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of standards and implements company policies

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate’s education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate’s specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

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.

Provides local leadership and strategic direction while developing team for new and emerging business solutions that sustain growth in the day to day operations.

Key Duties

- Directs all contract services.

- Oversees management/administrative team who are responsible for special functions, cash control and payroll.

- Customer and client satisfaction

- Drives growth

- Financial management

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement – Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience – 5 years

Basic Functional Experience – 5 years

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

Location US-IL-Lake Forest

System ID 940139

Category Food Service

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time

Posted Range $65300 to $98670



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Job Posting: JC236183930

Posted On: Mar 13, 2023

Updated On: May 13, 2023

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