86296 - Food Service Manager 2 -Retail

  • Sodexo
  • St Paul, MN, USA
  • Jan 13, 2020
Full time General Managers and Management Executives Banquet Staff

Job Description

Unit Description

Are you a restaurant, retail or hospitality supervisor or manager looking for career advancement and Quality of Life? Sodexo Health Care food service managers enjoy a better work life balance with rotating weekends and holidays, and no late night shifts in the stable and growing hospitality industry.

We have an outstanding Food Service Manager for our Retail operations available at St. John's Hospital in Maplewood, MN.

The Food Service Manager is primarily responsible for cafeteria operations, and supports patient services, food production and ordering. The ideal candidate is someone with previous restaurant, retail or food service supervisory experience who is looking for a better work life balance.


  • This leader will work closely with the team to set the expectations that allows us to achieve at a high level.

  • Oversee the retail dining operations program, and work closely with the Clinical Nutrition Program as well as patient and Culinary Solutions to achieve their goals.

  • Collaborate with Nursing to support the hospital's efforts to embrace innovation and new thinking for driving a healthier future for our patients.

  • Oversee the day to day operations of retail dining and assist with patient dining.

The best qualified candidate is/has:

  • Professional with a collaborative mindset,

  • Committed to operational excellence standards,

  • A willingness to coach and develop staff,

  • Openness to change and attentive with a responsive communication style that will encourage success in this position.

  • Menu planning & forecasting processes, and understanding of safe food handling practices, qualities, and standards (e.g. HACCP forms, temperature logs, safety audits, inventory management, etc.)

  • Additionally, the Food Services Manager will appreciate the importance of partnering with hospital leaders and employees in other departments to exceed expectations of patients and guests.

  • Previous experience working in a union environment

  • 1-2 years of management experience in a food service or retail establishment

Schedule: 10 hours a day, primarily 8-6pm, rotating weekends, every 3 rd weekend, but may work other hours/weekends depending on business needs.

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.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future.


Health benefits (eligible on day 1)

PTO starting at 3 weeks

401k matching

Tuition Reimbursement and other benefits

EBRG's and mentoring programs

Position Summary

Provides supervision for multi-functional food service areas at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company. Contributes to account revenue and operating profit through the implementation of Sodexo programs while executing against Standard Operating Procedures.
Key Duties
- Maintains and develops client relationships and customer satisfaction for multi-functional food service areas to ensure account retention and positive public relations
- Establishes and maintains a safe work environment
- Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities and monitoring operating standards
- Utilizes Sodexo resources and programs to ensure operating standards and regulatory requirements are met and employees have the necessary equipment and inventory
- Manages by providing positive and constructive feedback to employees in order to reward, coach, correct and motivate in order drive a high-level of employee engagement

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

Basic Management Experience - 1 year

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