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Catering Manager in Fort Wayne, IN at AVI FOODSYSTEMS, INC.

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • 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 Catering 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
  • Work with Resident Director regarding menu concepts and special events
  • Professionally engage with individuals at all levels at the account, including the client, team members, faculty, and executives
  • Monitor the care and operation of delivery vehicles


Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of operational management experience in the catering field
  • Knowledge of online catering modules is a plus
  • Previous catering sales and/or catering operation experience is required
  • Previous experience in the Contract Foodservice or Hotel Industry  is a plus
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and decision making ability
  • The 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
  • Professional image
  • Operational knowledge of commercial kitchen equipment
  • TIPS Training experience preferred
  • 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