Job Summary
Lead menu planning, ordering, preparation, cooking, and presentation of daily meals in high volume, college environment, as well as special events and high-end catering. Be equally comfortable with managing both back and front of the house duties. Maintain quality and perform tasks quickly and efficiently. Ensure adherence to company recipes. Assist in testing and developing new made from scratch recipes. Develop staff into a fun, flexible team. Embrace fresh, local, scratch. Buy organically and locally produced foods, whenever possible, and work with production staff to incorporate these products into recipe and menu offerings on a daily basis. Promote and adhere to current sustainable practices such as recycling, biofuel, composting, and recommend innovative ongoing program enhancements or efficiency changes to increase these practices, and financial targets.

About the Opportunity
This is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience in the Culinary Catering industry–learning from one of the best! Meriwether-Godsey, Inc. offers significant opportunities for growth and career advancement. The work environment is fast-paced, team-oriented, and high-energy. You’ll be surrounded by people who are passionate about what they do. Help Meriwether Godsey be a leader in the Culinary Catering industry!


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Company: Meriwether Godsey
Location: Sweet Briar College, (Amherst, Virginia)
Salary/Wage: $55,000-$60,000, Exempt, based on experience
Status: Full time, Exempt
Job Category: Food Services/Hospitality

Education, Experience, & Requirements

Competencies Needed (and, most of all, the ability to inspire these talents in others!)

About the Company
Meriwether Godsey is an employee-owned Dining Management Company headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia. Founded in 1985 on the belief that true hospitality can exist in a “cafeteria”, we have built a family of employee owners who share our passion for food and commitment to service. As we grow, so does our family. MG employs nearly 500 talented and dedicated “owners” — managers, chefs, and service staff — operating throughout Virginia, the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. Smaller by design, and regional in focus means real involvement by long-tenured senior management.

MG’s Culture is our most substantial benefit. Experience it – you will understand! Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401K, matching 401K, profit sharing, dental insurance, medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, confidential employee assistance programs, life insurance, a vision-care plan, job training programs, and paid vacations. We also offer employee stock ownership to reward tenure with the company.

To Apply
Please send your resume and application or email
Or fax application to (877) 384-1155. (you will need to save or print BEFORE you complete