Director of Catering in Slippery Rock, PA

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

AVI Foodsystems   •  

Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Industry: Food & Beverages


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Join a prestigious university catering team with a leader in the hospitality industry. AVI Foodsystems, Inc. is seeking candidates for Director of Catering at Slippery Rock University. A passion to deliver great food and lead a team in an entrepreneurial environment with a strong focus on creativity is our mission.

The responsibilities for this position include:

  • Promote and coordinate events with client representatives
  • Manage the planning and execution of catering functions
  • Schedule team members to ensure appropriate service for events
  • Oversee ordering, receiving and billing functions
  • Remain in constant communication with our team to ensure high quality products and service
  • Provide follow up after all catered events
  • Monitor team member job performance
  • Manage the financials of all catering activities through effective food, labor and supply controls
  • Engage professionally with the client, team members, faculty and executives
  • Monitor care and operation of delivery vehicles


  • 5 or more years of operational management experience in the catering field
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and decision making ability
  • Culinary experience a plus
  • Ability to lead, supervise, train and coordinate the catering team
  • Willingness and availability to work a flexible schedule
  • Hands on approach to training and development of the service team
  • Knowledge of wine service and wine pairing is beneficial
  • Operational knowledge of commercial kitchen equipment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and catering billing systems
  • ServSafe certification preferred


AVI is proud of its team members and appreciates the hard work, loyalty and committed service they provide every day and we offer the following:

  • Immense training and growth opportunities
  • A family culture and atmosphere
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance for full-time team members
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid vacations and holidays

Valid Through: 2019-9-16