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Catering & Events Manager (Commission) - The Cosmopolitan

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MGM Resorts International

Las Vegas, NV, US

7 days ago
full-time
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Qualification

Either a bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent experience. One (1) year of relevant experience preferably in a similar resort setting. Previous proven experience in Catering and/or food and beverage selling. Previous experience handling large convention groups between 100-500 people or more. Previous catering experience at a major convention hotel. Working knowledge of catering sales systems such as Daylight or Delphi computer program. Working knowledge and understanding of the Culinary Union bargaining agreement. CPCE or CMP. Health Card

Responsibility

This role operates in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with a significant focus on food and beverage sales. The ideal candidate will also be accountable for precise budgeting and forecasting for their assigned groups. Handle all group details once made definite by Convention Sales including the food and beverage program, menu selections, estimated and actual food and beverage revenue and set up requirements for food and beverage functions through group departure. Handle all sub‐group arrangements as required including credit arrangements and space requirements. Respond to new Catering business inquiries for catering groups, obtain client requirements to execute catering contract, deposits, payments and signatures on all contracts, policies and banquet event orders. Check the availability of banquet space as well as effectively booking the banquet facilities. Conduct tours of banquet facilities, sleeping rooms and other areas of the hotel. Produce and distribute details for events including banquet event orders. Conduct pre‐convention and weekly departmental meetings

Job Description

Description

Before applying, please review the following to ensure your application process goes smoothly. The application below will automatically populate your job history from your Workday profile. You may edit it below or you may follow the steps to update this information in your profile, especially if you plan to apply to multiple roles and do not wish to edit each time. • From Workday, click “View Profile” at the top right corner. • Under the “Summary” tab, click edit to update your “Job History” to reflect your most recent skills and work history, including your current position. After you’ve completed these steps, come back to this application page and you’re ready to apply! JOIN THE SHOW: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is seeking a dynamic Catering & Events Manager to lead all facets of catering services, focusing on convention group catering, from contract turnover to billing. This role operates in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with a significant focus on food and beverage sales. The position carries a commission in addition to the base salary, with an annual target of two million in catering sales, contingent on the market segment. The ideal candidate will also be accountable for precise budgeting and forecasting for their assigned groups. Join us for an exciting and rewarding career opportunity! WHAT WILL YOU DO? • Handle all group details once made definite by Convention Sales including the food and beverage program, menu selections, estimated and actual food and beverage revenue and set up requirements for food and beverage functions through group departure. • Handle all sub‐group arrangements as required including credit arrangements and space requirements. • Respond to new Catering business inquiries for catering groups, obtain client requirements to execute catering contract, deposits, payments and signatures on all contracts, policies and banquet event orders. • Book and service all group details for catering groups including the food, beverage and meeting program, menu selections, estimated and actual food and beverage revenue and set up requirements through group departure. • Check the availability of banquet space as well as effectively booking the banquet facilities. • Conduct tours of banquet facilities, sleeping rooms and other areas of the hotel. • Produce and distribute details for events including banquet event orders. • Conduct pre‐convention and weekly departmental meetings. WHAT WILL YOU NEED? • Either a bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent experience. • One (1) year of relevant experience preferably in a similar resort setting. WHAT WILL MAKE YOU STAND OUT? • Previous proven experience in Catering and/or food and beverage selling. • Previous experience handling large convention groups between 100-500 people or more • Previous catering experience at a major convention hotel • Working knowledge of catering sales systems such as Daylight or Delphi computer program. • Working knowledge and understanding of the Culinary Union bargaining agreement. • CPCE or CMP CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: • Health Card