Working with the deli/bistro department manager and executive chef, the assistant catering director will effectively direct and oversee all catering functions including the planning of events, the ordering and preparation of beverages and foods, the presentation of those foods and beverages to the client and the overseeing of catering event food service and servers; to achieve the sales and customer service goals established by the department.
Some Job Responsibilities include:
Maintaining a positive and friendly attitude towards customers and fellow team members.
Engaging with customers through smiles and greetings, offering product information, providing selling suggestions and active sampling and always giving a genuine thank you.
Facilitate catered events from their beginning to a happy conclusion.
Works with the executive chef on menu planning and facilitating the production of catering menus to ensure profitability and company standards.
Planning, developing and presenting various catering menus, using a great deal of expertise and creativity.
Meeting various catering requests or our many diverse customers.
Demonstrating excellent communications and salesmanship skills with clients and vendors.
Maintaining open communication with all members of the deli/bistro department, catering department, deli/bistro department manager, and executive chef.
Ensuring compliance with all state, county and local health department and weights and measures policies, laws and requirements.
Controlling food cost control shrink by monitoring production and implementing reworks.
Perform other duties and assignments as directed. Must be at least 18 years old.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time;
This description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned;
This job description is subject to change at any time
Employer provides reasonable accommodations to a qualified employee that does not impose an undue hardship on the employer.