Director of Catering

Compass   •  

Memphis, TN

Industry: Food & Beverages

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 33 days ago

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At Chartwells Higher Education, people are at the core of our business. Together we build innovative food service concepts and serve fresh, local and nutritious meals at over 270 college campuses across the country. Twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nation's Restaurant News, at Chartwells we take pride in creating opportunities for associates to grow their careers and achieve their development goals within the company.

Position Title: DIRECTOR OF CATERING

LocatIon: UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS located in vibrant MEMPHIS, TN

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE

Compass Group USA - Chartwells is seeking a highly experienced Senior Catering Director for our NEW sale at UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS located in MEMPHIS, TM . Will assist in overseeing a large catering operation for a major public NCAA Division I campus with a total Managed volume of $13MIL. Chartwells will support Resident dining program, 2 food courts, 4 cafes, multiple markets/kiosks, national brand retail, catering and concessions.

Job Summary

Job Summary:

Working as a Catering Director, you are responsible for Catering and Events in a corporate dining conference center. You will manage a team of staff. You will be responsible for managing client relations, along with ensuring the catering offered to our guests is of superior quality. Additionally, you will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and oversees internal and external catering events
  • Develops and maintains the catering marketing plan including a comprehensive event planning service to clients and detailed menu development
  • Hires, trains, and schedules catering staff, and will be actively involved in the development of existing catering staff in service techniques, menu presentation, policies, and procedures
  • Ensures successful operations of catering functions including labor cost control, foods cost control and preparation, transportation, setup, operation, and cleanup of all events

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required in Hospitality or Culinary Arts
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in hospitality industry including 2 years in management (preferably Catering Management) is required
  • Booking, selecting and costing menu items, pricing contracts, and resourcing temporary help and equipment experience is key
  • Ability to supervise food preparation, service and cleanup is also essential
  • ServSafe Certified a plus
  • Must have a valid clean driving record

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Req ID: 279459

Chartwells HE

KRISTEN M STROHMYER

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