Pella Area Jobs

Catering Manager

Posted: 04/04/2021

Job Description:
Responsible to the Director of Food Service for managing catering events.  This includes but not limited to employee supervision, event coordination, sales, and menu planning.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Guide customers through the whole process of planning the catering for their event.
  • Hire, schedule and train staff for catering events.
  • Assist Senior Events Coordinator with work study and high school students scheduling and training.
  • Supervise kitchen operations for events.
  • Work with kitchen staff on developing recipes.
  • Assist in writing the menu.
  • Assist catering coordinators and kitchen staff w/ extra work when necessary
  • Develop cleaning schedules and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the Operations Manager on invoicing, accounts receivable and financial reports.
  • Develop and maintain marketing strategies through email, social media etc.
  • Assist with Central Market, Fred's or Café events when necessary.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented.
  • Requires the ability to be flexible and adaptable to change
  • Shift hours may vary, including evenings, weekends, and college closure periods.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent, in food service or related field, plus a minimum of 2 years effective experience preferred.
Ability to lift, pull or push up to 50 pounds and have a valid driver's license.