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Catering Director

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Valentine Recruiting

Atlanta, GA, US

9 days ago
full-time
high school

Job highlights

Qualification

Minimum 4+ years of catering experience, with at least 3+ years in a management role. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Flexibility to work event-based hours, including evenings and weekends. Completion of Food Handlers and Alcohol Service Certifications as necessary. Physical demands may include lifting, bending, and extended periods of standing or walking. Uniforms and/or Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required

Responsibility

We're seeking a dynamic individual to take on the role of Director of Catering Services, responsible for orchestrating and supervising all aspects of our catering operations across multiple units or within a large account. From planning and executing events to managing budgets and fostering client relationships, this role offers a diverse range of responsibilities and opportunities for growth. Oversee the entire catering operation, including event booking, team supervision, menu development, pricing, hiring, and administrative tasks. Ensure seamless preparation, service, and cleanup for all catering events, maintaining high standards of quality and presentation. Innovate and implement catering solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients. Cultivate strong client and customer relationships, providing exceptional service and exceeding expectations. Develop and execute a comprehensive marketing plan for catering services, driving sales and enhancing brand visibility. Establish and enforce service and presentation standards, ensuring consistency and compliance across all operations. Drive business growth and client retention through the introduction of new services and proactive client engagement. Stay informed about industry trends and products, advising clients, customers, and staff accordingly. Collaborate in sales processes and contract negotiations, assisting clients in planning special events. Lead and train catering team members, setting clear expectations and fostering a culture of excellence. Take ownership of sales, food, and labor targets, ensuring they are met or exceeded. Manage catering events of various sizes and scopes, overseeing staffing and logistics. Maintain accurate accounting records for all catering-related revenue, expenses, and receivables. Ensure compliance with food safety, occupational safety, and environmental regulations

Benefits

  • Compensation : $ 70,000 - $90,000 + PAID Relocation

    Job Description

    Description

    Compensation : $ 70,000 - $90,000 + PAID Relocation We're seeking a dynamic individual to take on the role of Director of Catering Services, responsible for orchestrating and supervising all aspects of our catering operations across multiple units or within a large account. From planning and executing events to managing budgets and fostering client relationships, this role offers a diverse range of responsibilities and opportunities for growth. Responsibilities • Oversee the entire catering operation, including event booking, team supervision, menu development, pricing, hiring, and administrative tasks • Ensure seamless preparation, service, and cleanup for all catering events, maintaining high standards of quality and presentation • Innovate and implement catering solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients • Cultivate strong client and customer relationships, providing exceptional service and exceeding expectations • Develop and execute a comprehensive marketing plan for catering services, driving sales and enhancing brand visibility • Establish and enforce service and presentation standards, ensuring consistency and compliance across all operations • Drive business growth and client retention through the introduction of new services and proactive client engagement • Stay informed about industry trends and products, advising clients, customers, and staff accordingly • Collaborate in sales processes and contract negotiations, assisting clients in planning special events • Lead and train catering team members, setting clear expectations and fostering a culture of excellence • Take ownership of sales, food, and labor targets, ensuring they are met or exceeded • Manage catering events of various sizes and scopes, overseeing staffing and logistics • Maintain accurate accounting records for all catering-related revenue, expenses, and receivables • Ensure compliance with food safety, occupational safety, and environmental regulations Qualifications • Minimum 4+ years of catering experience, with at least 3+ years in a management role • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written • Flexibility to work event-based hours, including evenings and weekends • Completion of Food Handlers and Alcohol Service Certifications as necessary Additional Information • Physical demands may include lifting, bending, and extended periods of standing or walking • Uniforms and/or Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required • Bachelor's degree preferred; equivalent experience (10yrs+) in the food service industry will also be considered