We have an opening for a CATERING MANAGER position.Location: Chicago, IL This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus! If you know someone that would be a great fit for this role, you can refer them to this position and potentially earn an Employee Referral Bonus! Click here to view the step-by-step instructions to refer a friend to this position. If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team. Restaurant Associates is recognized as the nation's premier hospitality company, operating over 170 prestigious locations. Restaurant Associates, based in New York City, provides premium food services to museums, performing arts centers, aquariums, corporate dining, educational facilities and off-premise catering events in New York City, Boston, Hartford, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia. Restaurant Associates is a subsidiary of Compass Group North America, the world's leading foodservice organization.At RA, food is inspiration. Our unmatched culture of hospitality excellence enables us to provide memorable experiences for premier clients. We empower many to be their best though delicious food that happens to be \"better-for-you\" and the planet.Core Values:Dedication to QualitySpirit of OwnershipCommitment to Talent & DiversityResponsible CitizenshipPassion for Hospitality time associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits such as:MedicalDentalVisionFlexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)Commuter BenefitsWellness ProgramEmployee Assistance ProgramLife Insurance for Associates and Eligible DependentsShort Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) InsuranceDiscount MarketplaceAnd other voluntary benefitsJob SummarySummary: As a Catering Manager, you will be responsible for managing the Catering Department in all duties including training new associates, overseeing event set-ups, and directing any temporary personnel in addition to their everyday assignments. You will ensure proper service to clients during events, including proper set-up, cleaning, and breakdown procedures. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Supervises all catering events.Involved in catering events operations, including logistics, quality improvement, sanitation, and all facility-related activities. Works with the Chef in creating menus.Trains catering associates in service techniques, menu presentation, and customer service.Tracks and monitors the labor and food cost for each event.Communicates on various levels to include management, client, customer and associate levels; maintains excellent client relationships.Assists in the responsibility for all foodservice-related activities.Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications:2 years of food service experience including 1 year at the management level.Experience in restaurants, hotels, corporate dining, education, military, health care, and/or related food service operations.Catering experience is required.Some knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation.Financial, budgetary, accounting and computational skills.Proficient computer skills and knowledge of MS Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and internet.ServSafe Certification.Associate's degree is preferred. About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry 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.Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance). Req ID: 249951SALARIED EXEMPT Associated topics: bakery manager, day shift manager, deli manager, director food and beverage, front end, night manager, partner, restaurant leader, restaurant operations, supervisor
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