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Catering Manager 3 

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Catering Manager 3

Relocation Assistance and Sign-on Bonus Available

The successful candidate will:

Identify customer needs and expectations;

Ensure that client and customer goals are aligned and met;

Educate and develop rapport with clients and promote partnerships;

Promote a customer/client centered culture that strives to exceed customer and client needs;

Coordinate all unit catering initiatives to drive sales growth and track results.

Maintain and improve service level resulting in increased customer satisfaction;

Ensure all haacp standards are followed; and/or demonstrate resourcefulness and quick responsiveness to client and customer requests.

Supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively

Have a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance

Manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service

Prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed

Five consecutive years of food service experience in high volume catering management

Extensive formal training in Catering services, with particular emphasis on customer service, event planning and presentation, and event management

Strong focus on food quality and presentation as well as high end catering experience

Previous success managing a University Campus account

Strong leadership skills, computer skills, culinary knowledge and food/beverage cost controls.

Experience in diverse culinary functions, food and labor cost control, food safety and sanitation

Technical competence in unit financial management, pricing, menu development and will be responsible for the training and development of front line hourly employees and managers.

Superior interpersonal skills and have the ability to develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with multiple clients, liaisons, customers, employees, supervisors and vendors.

Effective communication skills and will be able to articulate ideas, thoughts, opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of client and Client's organizations.

Exceptional time management skills and will be able to juggle multiple priorities

Ability to enhance the learning environment on campus through world-class food service


Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 2 years

Basic Functional Experience 1 year work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.


Oversight of catering activities for a medium to large size location/unit with less than $1.5M in managed catering volume. Complex events with a high degree of hands on involvement in catering solutions. Large amount of high profile events. Strong client interaction.

Key Duties

- Oversight of Client resources, recipes, systems and use of catering programs to direct daily catering events including; food production, inventory, product deliveries, invoices, and procurement operations.

- Oversight of the sales process for catering and/or conference services. Works with client and customers to design events.

- Ensures employees have appropriate equipment, supplies and resources to perform their job, and meet goals, cost controls and deadlines as assigned.

- Establishes and maintains a safe work environment including both food and physical safety in order to comply with all regulatory and Client standards in various environments. Drives the Zero Harm mindset.

- Complies with budget requirements by controlling costs (i.e. labor, inventory, equipment, materials) and making adjustments when necessary

- Supervises employees by delegating, assigning and prioritizing activities, and monitoring operating standards

Diverse Lynx LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive due consideration for employment without any discrimination. All applicants will be evaluated solely on the basis of their ability, competence and their proven capability to perform the functions outlined in the corresponding role. We promote and support a diverse workforce across all levels in the company.