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Catering Director (High Volume)

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Posted: 01/16/2019 Job Category: Hospitality Job Number: 82000 Pay Rate: 65000-70000
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HSS is currently recruiting for a Catering Director position in the  Harrisonburg, VA area.
The  Catering Director will  manage and be responsible for developing and executing catering solutions to meet customer needs. Operationally they will facilitate the delivery of prepared food created from event-specific work orders. This role is located on a client site and will require providing great customer service on a consistent basis.
The client hosts several large high volume banquets  and events serving upwards of 500+ guests. Applicants should be comfortable in a high volume catering setting. 
Below are the Essential Functions for this position:
  • Leadership: Ensure catering operations are ran smoothly. Deliver consistent quality in planning and execution of events. Leverage established company solutions to ensure consistency, quality and efficiency within consumer driven offerings. Manage catering team to ensure quality in final presentation of food. Train and manage employees to ensure knowledge of food menus and promotional calendars. Model and reinforce coaching process. Reward and recognize employees. Monitor team performance and provide regular feedback. Plan and execute team meetings and daily huddles. Complete and maintain all staff records including training records, schedules and performance data.
  • Client Relationship: Develop and maintain effective client and customer rapport for mutually beneficial business relationships. Demonstrate excellent customer service. Implement communication strategy as provided by marketing team in order to build catering revenue.
  • Financial Performance: Responsible for delivering food and labor targets. Develop and execute strategies to achieve catering revenue forecasts.
  • Productivity: Responsible for executing catering events of varied size and scope, including staffing and management. Ensure accurate reporting of all catering related revenue, expenses, and receivables. Coordinate activities with other departments as appropriate.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with food, occupational and environmental safety policies in all culinary and kitchen operations. Comply with all applicable policies, rules and regulations, including but not limited to those relating to safety, health, wage and hour.
  • Requires at least 4 years of experience and 1 to 3 years in a management role
  • Large volume banquet event management (500+ attendees)
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Interested candidates please apply directly and/or email search@hssstaffing.com
HSS is the largest staffing agency focused on hospitality staffing.  We work every day to match people looking for work with: Hotels, Resorts, Banquet Halls, Colleges & Universities, Event Spaces, Medical Facilities, and more. If you’re looking for work in the hospitality industry apply/search for our openings at: https://jobs2.smartsearchonline.com/hssstaffing/jobs/ .
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