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CATERING DIRECTOR- Michigan Tech- Houghton, MI

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Compass Group Careers

Houghton, MI, US

8 days ago
full-time
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Job highlights

Qualification

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply

Responsibility

Working as the Catering Director for Chartwells Higher Education, you have the responsibility for Catering and Events at Michigan Tech. You will manage a team of staff, build client relations, along with ensuring the catering offered to our guests is of outstanding quality. Coordinates and oversees internal and external catering events. Develops and maintains the catering marketing plan including a comprehensive event planning service to clients and detailed menu development. Hires, trains, and schedules catering staff, and will be actively involved in the development of existing catering staff in-service techniques, menu presentation, policies, and procedures. Ensures successful operations of catering functions including labor cost control, foods cost control and preparation, transportation, setup, operation, and cleanup of all events

Benefits

  • Associates at Chartwells Higher Ed are offered many fantastic benefits
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Savings
  • Health Insurance

Job Description

Description

Location: At over 300 college & universities around the country, Chartwells Higher Education is re-inventing the on-campus dining experience. We are challenging the norm and setting new standards by investing in high-tech, food-infused social spaces that bring people together to promote meaningful relationships and interactions. We are food-forward difference makers, bound together by a desire to feed hungry minds and prepare students for success. We are seeking hungry, humble and smart associates who are looking to join and grow with a diverse organization. We invite you to start your career journey with us and look forward to hearing from you. Job Summary Working as the Catering Director for Chartwells Higher Education, you have the responsibility for Catering and Events at Michigan Tech. You will manage a team of staff, build client relations, along with ensuring the catering offered to our guests is of outstanding quality. Houghton is a charming city with a strong connection to nature, mining history, and education. Its location in the picturesque Upper Peninsula makes it a desirable destination for outdoor adventurers and those interested in exploring Michigan's heritage. This lovely city hosts various cultural events and festivals throughout the year, celebrating local traditions, arts, and music. Houghton serves as a gateway to Isle Royale National Park, a remote and pristine wilderness area in Lake Superior. The park is accessible by ferry from Houghton during the beautiful summer months. Key Responsibilities: • Coordinates and oversees internal and external catering events • Develops and maintains the catering marketing plan including a comprehensive event planning service to clients and detailed menu development • Hires, trains, and schedules catering staff, and will be actively involved in the development of existing catering staff in-service techniques, menu presentation, policies, and procedures • Ensures successful operations of catering functions including labor cost control, foods cost control and preparation, transportation, setup, operation, and cleanup of all events Preferred Qualifications: • Bachelor's Degree is required in Hospitality or Culinary Arts • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the hospitality industry including 2 years in management (preferably Catering Management) is required • Booking, selecting and costing menu items, pricing contracts, and resourcing temporary help and equipment experience is key • The ability to supervise food preparation, service, and cleanup is also essential Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today! Chartwells Higher Education is a member of Compass Group USA Click here to Learn More about the Compass Story Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Chartwells Higher Ed maintains a drug-free workplace. Associates at Chartwells Higher Ed are offered many fantastic benefits. • Medical • Dental • Vision • Life Insurance/ AD • Disability Insurance • Retirement Plan • Paid Time Off • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state) • Associate Shopping Program • Health and Wellness Programs • Discount Marketplace • Identity Theft Protection • Pet Insurance • Commuter Benefits • Employee Assistance Program • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) Req ID: 1294117 Chartwells Higher Education SARA C ST CLAIR [[req_classification]]