Catering Events Manager

Aspen Skiing Company, L.L.C. Aspen , CO 81612

Posted 2 months ago

Aspen Snowmass has a reputation as a foodie destination and our on-mountain restaurants live up to the hype. Not only do we serve up delicious food and drinks but we also manage to bring the fun. Dining with us isn't just a meal it's an experience. Learn more about our Culinary jobs here - aspensnowmass.com/jobs/culinary

Summary

The Catering Events Manager is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating catering events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the event setup and coordinate with vendors for rental equipment deliveries

  • Coordinate details and confer with vendors, supervisors, peers and staff before, during and after an event

  • Serve as main contact for group and event planners and monitor event activities to ensure smooth operations and satisfaction of clients

  • Ensure quality standards in service and presentation are maintained

  • Supervise the adequate care and use of product and equipment

  • Produce, review and distribute Banquet Event Orders with all relevant staff and Accounting for billing purposes

  • Manage the business aspects; enforcing liquor laws and proper sanitation standards, taking inventory each event, obtaining cash banks and ensuring security of product and cash

  • Perform accurate and timely paperwork: scheduling and payroll; HR paperwork throughout employee life cycle; ensure all employee certifications are up to date

  • Responsible for monthly inventory of food, beverage, and all banquet items to ensure adequate supply levels

  • Conduct post-event evaluations to determine how future events could be improved

  • Directly supervises Banquet staff; training; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; assist with interviewing and hiring; ensuring all company standards of performance and appearance are met

  • Ensure each event is staffed appropriately and maintain a list of current on call employees

  • Responsible for emergency procedures at event site

  • Other duties as assigned

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Customer Service
  • Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service ; Responds to requests for service and assistance.
  • Oral Communication
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
  • Team Work
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.
  • Managing People
  • Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external).
  • Professionalism
  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality or related field required

  • 2 years experience in banquet operations, setup and execution of events required

  • 2 years supervisory experience required

  • Proficiency in Windows operating system and Microsoft Office required

  • ServSafe Certification required

  • Current Driver's License with ability to drive manual vehicles and box trucks required

  • Ability to ski/ride at an intermediate level

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear.

A physical assessment (Work Ready) is required for certain positions.

Skiing or Snowboarding is required for certain positions in winter.


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