Director of Catering

Sage Hospitality Resources   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation

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Less than 5 years

Posted 188 days ago

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Posting Overview:

The Director of Catering directs all areas of catering sales, including achieving goals and objectives; while analyzing potentials for business growth. Ensures all catering operations are in alignment with the direction of the Director of Sales, General Manager, Company, brand standards, and local, state and federal regulations. Ensures quality service, achieving financial goals and implementing short and long term strategies. Develops budget, marketing and business plans and capital expenditures.

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

Knowledge of banquet/catering food and beverage service, policies or operations.

Knowledge of computer equipment.

Knowledge of general sales techniques, yield management, and customer service skills.

Ability to hear, speak, read and write English fluently.

Requires 12th grade level mathematics, spelling and reading skills.

Must have dexterity/mobility to meet clients on and off premises, to tour property and attend functions, to climb stairs, and operate basic office equipment.

Vision to read fine print and computer screens, to see colors, to observe rooms in poorly lit conditions

ABILITIES

Excellent hearing necessary for verbal interaction with guests and associates.

Excellent vision necessary to view set-ups.

Excellent speech communication skills required for verbal interaction with guests and associates.

Excellent literacy necessary to read BEOs, process gratuities and payroll, etc

EDUCATION/FORMAL TRAINING

More than two years of post -high school education

EXPERIENCE

More than two (2) full years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

MATERIAL/EQUIPMENT USED

General Banquet equipment. General office equipment: computer, typewriter, copier, facsimile, telephone, calculator, etc.

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