Director of Catering

Loews HotelsRoyal Pacific Rst   •  

Kansas City, MO

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation

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5 - 7 years

Posted 59 days ago

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Loews Hotels & Co will venture into Kansas City, MO with the new Loews Kansas City Hotel, opening in the Spring of 2020. The 800-room hotel will feature 60,000 square feet of meeting & function space, with a sky bridge connecting to the 800,000 square foot Kansas City Convention Center. The hotel will mark the first hotel catering to groups & meetings to open in more than 20 years in Kansas City. Two signature restaurants, a Grab & Go bakery and a rooftop lounge will round out this all glass, 24 story hotel, which will stand out on the city's skyline. Loews Kansas City will be located at the cornerstone of an already vibrant and continuously growing downtown Kansas City.

Qualifications

  • Minimum five years catering management experience with proven success
  • Knowledge of all hotel support departments
  • Must be able to interact effectively with all levels of hotel staff and management
  • Excellent communication skills – oral and written
  • Outstanding leadership skills
  • Outstanding sales capabilities
  • Must be able to meet the demands of clients' events to include presence at numerous food and beverage functions throughout the day
  • Excels in a fast-paced work environment
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays
  • Up to date computer knowledge of sales and catering and general business software