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Food Operations Manager 1

Job category: Food Service

Job ID: 77906


Posted: 22-Jan-2019

Are you a passionate Food Service Management professional searching for an ongoing professional growth - an opportunity to make a difference, and to grow within an organization that is a world leader in the industry?


Sodexo is seeking a skilled and experienced Food Operations Manager 1 to join our Campus Services Team at Menlo College a longstanding partnership of over 45 years. Menlo College is a  small private College in Atherton, CA – near San Francisco. The Menlo College program has approximately 800 undergraduates.  The Operations Manager will oversee Sodexo’s Food Student Dining venues as well as Catering-  totaling over $2M.  


RELOCATION is provided for this opportunity!


The successful candidate will have the drive and ambition for continued career growth and have:

  • Previous background in large volume Food Retail management experience with multiple units a plus. Sodexo experience preferred. OR a stellar background in other Food Retail management overseeing multiple operations.
  • Have solid overall background in Catering, Resident Dining and Food Retail concepts and be well versed in culinary trends/standards– a “jack of all trades”.
  • A strong background in excellent operational performance, leading a team to greatness as well as demonstrated Employee Engagement, delegation and mentoring skills.
  • A passion and commitment to providing a welcoming dining experience to our students and leading a team focused on high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Have attention to details that make a difference – Perceptive and Pro-Active - quality and presentation of food – customer service
  • Solid understanding / experience of Sustainability initiatives and be an active part of the campus community – student government, food recovery program, service missions, etc.
  • Seeking Bilingual candidates - the ability to speak Spanish will be helpful in managing this work force

Are you the manager we are looking for?  Are you a leader who can support the GM, develop a strong team and focus on quality while developing GM skills/experience?  We are looking for a positive innovative, strategic business leader who loves developing strong teams and creating an excellent guest dining experience. Apply TODAY!  


Menlo College, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, is a private school with a growing student population. The campus is located on the commuter train route and holds direct access to San Francisco and San Jose.

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.