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Catering Chef Manager

Bethesda, Maryland
SAGE Dining Services® is seeking an experienced Catering Chef Manager with focus on High Volume Catering and FOH Management for a prestigious Independent Day School in Bethesda.

Candidate must be dynamic, outgoing, and friendly.
This position involves some hands-on cooking and assistance with day-to-day operations.

Salary range: $58K - $63K


  • Minimum three years hands-on catering experience
  • Culinary background

  • Social media skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Knowledge of all things catering: set ups, menu process, client meetings
  • Fluency in sanitation and safety standards
  • Planning and organizational proficiency
  • High energy, positive attitude and superior ethics
  • Dynamic get-it-done work ethic
  • Incredible work history and amazing references

Job responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate exemplary customer service skills

  • Assist with day-to-day operations including hands-on culinary work
  • Community catering management and coordination as requested.
  • Manage the dining hall and student cafe

  • Manage decor and merchandising

  • Attend student council meetings and act as liaison between dining services and the campus community

  • Manage social media campaigns for special events & daily menu items.
  • Maintain HACCP standards

  • Develop strong client and customer relationships

  • Communicate clearly, professionally and effectively

  • Deliver budgeted financial results

  • Create a positive team environment

  • Follow and ensure SAGE standards and uphold SAGE mission

Join a team of dedicated chefs and culinary talent who appreciate the importance of preparing and serving a great meal!

At SAGE, we are known for creating exceptional dining experiences. We write innovative recipes that reflect diverse regional and international cuisines; we use the freshest, highest-quality ingredients on the market; and we cook from scratch in small batches.

Make a positive impact on students at some of the top independent schools and colleges in the country. Enjoy a small, community-focused environment and an authentic work-life balance. Cultivate your culinary skills with a value-based company that prefers to promote from within.

Submit your resume today, and realize your potential with SAGE.

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Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.
Credit check and/or driving check required for some positions.

Full-time positions offer benefits.

SAGE offers many opportunities for career advancement.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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