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Compass Group, North America CATERING DIRECTOR - BUSINESS DINING in NEW YORK, New York

Posted Date: Aug 20, 2019

A Fresh Approach to Great Results.* *

/At FLIK Hospitality Group we believe in great food, great service, and great people. As a leading corporate dining and hospitality company, we provide quality and nutritious meals with a wellness-first approach, reception services, and property management to over 800 locations nationwide. From respected law firms, financial institutions, professional athletics teams, K-12 independent schools, hotels and conference centers, and more, our approach to hospitality is rooted in our dedication to providing quality service to each and every one of our guests. We believe in seasonality in sourcing our ingredients and providing a customized approach to the culinary and hospitality needs of each client; our wellness first approach ensures our food supports healthy and delicious choices. Join our team today!/

Job Summary

Working as a Catering Director, you are responsible for Catering and Events in a corporate dining account. You will manage a team of staff. You will be responsible for managing client relations, along with ensuring the catering offered to our guests is of superior quality. Additionally, you will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and oversees internal and external catering events

  • Develops and maintains the catering marketing plan including a comprehensive event planning service to clients and detailed menu development

  • Hires, trains, and schedules catering staff, and will be actively involved in the development of existing catering staff in service techniques, menu presentation, policies, and procedures

  • Ensures successful operations of catering functions including labor cost control, foods cost control and preparation, transportation, setup, operation, and cleanup of all events

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required in Hospitality or Culinary Arts

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in hospitality industry including 2 years in management (preferably Catering Management) is required

  • Booking, selecting and costing menu items, pricing contracts, and resourcing temporary help and equipment experience is key

  • Ability to supervise food preparation, service and cleanup is also essential

  • ServSafe Certified a plus

  • Must have a valid clean driving record

Apply to Flik today!

/Flik is a member of Compass Group USA/

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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: *312409

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