Catering manager

Company Name:
Compass Group, North America
Our associates' experience and knowledge are our greatest asset.
Continued positive growth is a necessity and we remain committed to providing our associates access to the best opportunities for career development and advancement.

Job Description:
Location:Angola, IN

Our Passion is Food!
At Bon Appetit Management Company we are committed to two things, great food and outstanding service! At Bon Appetit you won't find our managers referring to a corporate recipe book or our chefs microwaving the lunch special.
We do not have standardized recipes or central commissaries, instead, our chefs and managers are expected to stay abreast of current culinary trends and bring cutting edge food into their cafes.
We are a restaurant company that operates in contract food service.
That means you will have the freedom to be creative, take risks, and truly shine.
We are committed to our staff growing, trying new things, and learning all that they can.
Our rapid growth and breadth of accounts translates into exciting opportunities for our people!
Working for Bon Appetit Management Company will allow you the opportunity to work with GREAT people like yourself! You will be surrounded by people who are passionate about what they do.
As the Catering Manager , you will be responsible for overseeing all catering events for the university.
You will manage and lead a team of associates to make sure the event is executed and Bon Appetit's standards are met.
Additionally, as part of the management team, you will be responsible for the following:
Coordinate and oversee internal and external catering events.
Develop and maintain the catering marketing plan including a comprehensive event planning service to clients and detailed menu development.
Hire, train, and schedule catering staff, and be actively involved in the development of existing catering staff in service techniques, menu presentation, policies, and procedures.
Ensure successful operations of catering functions including labor cost control, food cost control and preparation, transportation, setup, operation, and clean up of all events.
Additional responsibilities include the reporting of operating statements, reports, and operational budgets, and review of the collection of receivables.
All catering activities, books, plans & directed functions.
Menu development & costing, marketing functions as they relate to the catering department.
BS degree in Hospitality or Culinary degree preferred.
A minimum of five years of experience in hospitality industry including two years in management (preferably Catering Management) is required.
Should have a combination of weddings, corporate events, galas, business meetings.
Must have significant experience managing upscale events.
Should have a min of 50 weddings under their direction and managing 500+ guests at one time.
A background in 4 and 5 star/diamond hotels is preferred.
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 clean up is also essential.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft office, internet, and email.
Desire to learn and grow with a top notch foodservice company.
Great People.
Real Opportunities. Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry
Compass Group North America is a diversity growth-oriented organization.
Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Job ID: BA09091439262

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