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Catering Manager 3
Job category: Food Service
Job ID: 68010
Sodexo Corporate Services is looking for a Catering Manager 3 to join our team at Creative Gourmet, a Sodexo off-premise catering unit located in New York, NY! This is an opportunity for individuals who thrive in a fast paced environment.
The Catering Manager 3 will have overall responsibility for organization and execution of events. Events range from coffee drops off for 2 to high end dinner and receptions for 5000 people. Experience with directing catering operations, Banquet Catering wait staff, buffet lines and all day break services. This position involves a lot of client interaction and requires a hospitality driven individual.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Extremely strong catering experience (3-5years in high end catering environment including solid financial acumen and deep understanding of the technical delivery aspect of catering).
- High volume catering / banquet experience
- High profile and High End catering – attention to detail and providing exceptional catering service - developing creative options to fit our client's needs.
- Ability to build and mentor a solid catering team who share same level commitment and passion to catering: quality presentation, customer service, professionalism.
- Ability to multi-task and delegate to coordinate multiple events at a time and utilize a systems based approach to meet each event’s time-lines/specifications and quality of product.
- have demonstrated knowledge in casual and fine dining, and banquet management.
- have strong writing, costing, menu development and pricing skills.
Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.