: $39,570.00 - $62,650.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Hospitality - Food Services

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Note: Online Application Accepted Only Full time associates are offered many fantastic benefits such as: Medical Dental Vision Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) Commuter Benefits Wellness Program Employee Assistance Programs Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents Short Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD) Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance Discount Marketplace And other voluntary benefits 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. Job Summary The Catering Operations Manager holds duties related to successful execution and coordination for on and off premise Company events. The position entails a need for excellent attention to detail and communication skills; ability to multi-task on a variety of projects simultaneously, accurate distribution of pertinent information both internally to all departments as well as to clients and related vendors. You will be expected to have excellent client skills in presentation and marketing ability. Key Responsibilities: Consults clients as to scope, expectations, setting, menu, collateral entertainment to have a successful and appropriate event within the client??s budget Plans menus in consultation with the clients and chefs Negotiates individual vendor contracts Delegates to, and ensure that, the Event Manager coordinates and executes the event within the parameters established by the Catering Event Manager Recruits, interviews, selects, and trains permanent and casual staff Organizes, leads and motivates the catering team Plans staff and event schedules Maintains and develops accurate financial and administrative records Serves as liaison and coordinator between Sales Catering Managers, Supervising Chefs, Staffing, Captains, Suppliers, Vendors, Rental Companies and Clients as needed to plan events Assesses contract requirements and ensure satisfaction with the services delivered Performs final review and assessment of catering events to determine if they meet performance and quality standards Resolves customer concerns and ensures timely customer payment Preferred Qualifications: Operationally savvy industry professional with demonstrated leadership in managing people, events and the overall guest experience Strong organization, time management and team motivation skills are essential for success in this role Ability to work independently with little direct supervision Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) with clients, senior management, and WPC support staff Ability to respond effectively to continuously changing demands Demonstrated experience in budgeting, P&L, labor and sales forecasting and reporting Effective use of discretion to problem solve in a fast-paced environment Excellent negotiating skills Ability to establish credibility with senior culinary professionals Human Resource experience including hiring, training, mentoring and development 3-5 years?? experience in a hospitality management environment (preferably in an off-premise catering environment) The ability to manage in an environment with focus on client service, entrepreneurship and building and growing a strong business Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today Chartwells Higher Education is a member of Compass Group USA Click here to Learn More about the Compass Story Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. Req ID: 327087 Chartwells HE John Finnegan SALARIED EXEMPT
Associated topics: conference, day manager, front end, frontend, general manager, management, operations, operations manager, restaurant manager, store manager * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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