Catering Manager

Dayton, OH 45435

Job Function: Food & Beverage & Lodging Job Number: JN -032023-104994 Salary: $65,000 - $70,000 Experience Level: Mid or Senior Level / General Managers

Job Description

We are seeking a Catering Manager to join our team! This role oversees all Catering operations at a top 25 University in Indiana!

Position Summary

Responsible for developing and executing catering solutions to meet customer needs. Facilitates the delivery of prepared food created from an event-specific work order

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates commitment to the vision, values and missions through actions on a daily basis.
  • Manage staff to include selection, work allocation, training, coaching and mentoring, problem resolution, performance evaluation and feedback, and corrective action.
  • Deliver consistent quality in planning and execution of events.
  • Leverage established company solutions to ensure consistency, quality and efficiency within consumer driven offerings
  • Develop and maintain effective client and customer rapport for mutually beneficial business relationships.
  • Responsible for delivering food and labor targets.
  • Develop and execute strategies to achieve catering revenue forecasts.
  • Train and manage team members to ensure knowledge of food menus and promotional calendars.
  • Plan and execute team meetings and daily huddles.
  • Complete and maintain all staff records including training records, schedules and performance data.
  • Ensure accurate reporting of all catering-related revenue, expenses, and receivables.

  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of food service or catering experience and prior experience in a management role
  • Strong communication and client management skills
  • Solid knowledge of financials
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Responsible for meeting and maintaining state and local certification requirements (Food Service Manager)

  • Strong upward mobility
  • Great people-first culture
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401k w/company match
  • PTO- most major holidays off
  • Employee rewards and recognition program
  • Bonus potential
  • Best-in-class training - Tuition reimbursement

Additional Information

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person's age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

Recruiter Managing this Job

Jamie Klug
Senior Recruiter & Training Coach

Working in the hospitality industry for over 30 years, Jamie Klug brings his operational and leadership background to source and attract best-in-class candidates.

Jamie is an industry veteran working in the hospitality industry, specifically in fine and casual dining. He has led single and multi-unit operations over the span of three decades.

Jamie attended St.Cloud State University for Business Administration and Business Computer Information Systems. Jamie continues to further his education around organizational leadership, graduating from the Stagen Leadership Academy in 2018.

Jamie is married with three children, and he was looking for something that would provide him with a better balance for his family. He transitioned to recruiting with Goodwin Recruiting because it gave him the ownership mentality and flexibility he desired.

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