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Catering Manager in Philadelphia, PA at AVI FOODSYSTEMS, INC.

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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Job Description

Join a prestigious team with a leader in the hospitality industry.   AVI Foodsystems, Inc. is now hiring a Catering Manager in Philadelphia, PA. A passion to deliver great food and lead a group of culinary professionals in an entrepreneurial environment is our mission.  Come join an innovative team and recover the work/life balance you are seeking in your career path.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Promote and coordinate events with client representatives
  • Manage the planning and execution of catering functions
  • Schedule team members to ensure appropriate coverage and service for events
  • Oversee ordering, receiving and billing functions
  • Remain in constant communication with Resident Director, Executive Chef and other team members to ensure high quality products and service
  • Follow up on all catered events
  • Monitor team member job performance
  • Manage the financials of all catering activities through effective food, labor and supply controls
  • Engage professionally with individuals at all levels at the account, including the client, team members, faculty and executives
  • Monitor care and operation of delivery vehicles


Job Requirements

  • At least 5 years of operational management experience in the catering field
  • Knowledge and prior experience in the hospitality industry
  • Experience in sustainability and sustainable food practices is preferred, but not required
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and decision making ability
  • Culinary experience a plus
  • Ability to lead, supervise, train and coordinate the catering team
  • Willingness and availability to work a flexible schedule
  • Hands on approach to training and development of the service team
  • Knowledge of wine service and wine pairing is beneficial
  • Operational knowledge of commercial kitchen equipment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and catering billing systems
  • ServSafe Certification preferred


AVI offers:

  • A family culture and atmosphere
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance for full-time team members
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Immense training and growth opportunities


We conduct pre-employment drug testing. EOE


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