Catering Manager Resume Samples

Catering managers are accountable for planning, organizing, supervising and administering the catering operations of an establishment. Typical duties listed in the Catering Manager Resume include – planning menus along with the chef, ordering supplies and food items, hiring, training, and supervising staff; organizing employee rotas, monitoring food quality and service, maintaining budget control, administering financial and administrative records, and maintaining a high standard of customer satisfaction.

Key skills expected from candidates for this role are – financial, stock-taking and budgeting skills; knowledge of food and food hygiene standards, time management and strong organizational skills, decision-making skills and related computer competencies. Employers value qualifications such as hospitality management, culinary/catering management, hotel, and restaurant management, food science and technology, international hotel management, or similar studies for this employment.

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Catering Manager Resume example

Catering Manager Resume

Headline : Effective and efficient multi tasker to ensure goals and tasks are surpassed Flawless under pressure Has the ability to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and quality standards.

Skills : Guest Service Expert, Reliable, Fast Learner, Knowledge Of Food Handling.

Description :

    1. Greeted customers, took in-person and catering orders.
    2. Received cash, and completed credit-card transactions from customers.
    3. Handled store bank drops when necessary.
    4. Baked ingredients according to recipes to produce breads, pastries and other baked goods.
    5. Placed dough in pans, molds, and on sheets and baked in oven or on grill.
    6. Observed color of products being baked and adjusted oven temperature appropriately.
    7. Cleaned equipment using brushes, cleanser and water.
    8. Prepared espresso beverages following company's standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Culinary Arts


Sr. Catering Manager Resume

Headline : To continue a Management Position as an Event/Meeting Planner, where my experience and excellent organizational skills will be utilized to put together exceptional Corporate and Social Events.

Skills : Numeracy and financial skills in order to manage a budget.

Description :

    1. Responsible for Corporate and Social events with guests of 300 or less such as Weddings and various Corporate Meetings.
    2. Actively solicited new business and responded to inquiries with the intention of confirming profitable catering business.
    3. Achieved 140% of goal for the year while maintaining high quality standards.
    4. Conducted property tours and entertained various clienteles.
    5. Maximized revenue by selling all facets of the hotel to previous, current and potential clients, including room rental, A/V, retail, golf and other revenue generation opportunities.
    6. Coordinated efforts between sales and catering departments to insure proper utilization of function space in order to yield maximum revenues.
    7. Worked closely with banquet department on operations and event execution, ability to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action.
    8. Provided overall direction, coordination and ongoing evaluation to operation departments of catering events.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Event Management


Catering Manager III Resume

Summary : To utilize my analytical, communication, organizational, and problem solving skills as an Office Assistant. Highly interested in contributing my leadership skills to achieve business objectives while upholding strategic imperatives of confidentiality and integrity.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Outlook.

Description :

    1. Recognized on three occasions for superior performance and dedicated service commitment.
    2. Managed all catering events including: overseeing other employees, organizing events, organizing and buying supplies, and maintaining upkeep on inventory.
    3. Demonstrated ability to interact with customers from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
    4. Transformed "difficult" customers into loyal, repeat guests by leveraging strengths in premium service delivery and ability to find win-win resolutions.
    5. Trained new servers in protocol and etiquette.
    6. Maintained car inspections, cleanliness and maintenance for all company vehicles.
    7. Entered invoices weekly into an entry system and spread sheet to be paid for the month.
    8. Promoted three times within the first two years of employment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Human Resources

Catering Manager II Resume

Headline : Highly motivated and goal-oriented professional with a track record of meeting and exceeding established goals and objectives. Skilled in building strong professional relationships with clients and fellow employees. Constantly looking for ways to improve upon current procedure to create a more efficient work environment. Ability to identify training gaps, create programs that correct the gaps, and ensure retraining was successful. Very ambitious with great communication skills.

Skills : Ability to manage in a diverse environment with a focus on client and customer services.

Description :

    1. Supervise total catering operations to include such duties as booking, selecting and costing menu items, pricing, arranging for temporary help and equipment rental.
    2. Supervise the preparation and service of food and refreshments, as well as clean-up.
    3. Supervises catering employees with responsibility for hiring, discipline, performance reviews and initiating pay increases.
    4. Properly maintain labor and product restrictions.
    5. Focus on client and customer services.
    6. Provide strong organizational and time management skills.
    7. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while providing a high level of customer service.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Marketing

Banquet/Catering Manager Resume

Objective : Result-oriented professional with effective combination of event management, client services, marketing, and project management experience seeking the opportunity to transition into a new organization Self-motivated individual who is able to multi-task while focusing on the overall picture Recognized for assuming ownership of work and willingness to take on additional responsibilities.

Skills : great communication skills, love working with people.

Description :

    1. Sets up and maintains presentation of catered events thought events.
    2. Serve as liaison with clients to make sure experience Is the best possible and responds to last-minute special requests and changes where possible.
    3. Supervise, direct and motivates banquet captains and service staff.
    4. Responsible for maintaining accurate records of client consumption for billing purposes.
    5. Submits final invoice to the accounting department for final billing and reconciliation of accounts, or collection of funds as appropriate based on client type.
    6. Responsible for smooth operations of business office and staff, inventory control and management of banquet and catering equipment, In charge of staff training and education on procedures, service, sanitation and safety.
    7. Reviews customer feedback with staff after event.
    8. Established annual staff training and new employee orientations and training programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Hospitality Management

Catering Manager/Executive Chef Resume

Objective : Highly motivated, experienced and creative professional who strives to provide exceptional customer service while leading and motivating a team in a fast paced environment. Background in both managerial and administrative support with extensive experience in the food service and hospitality industries.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service Experience, Management Experience, Recruiting, Hiring and Training Experience, Administrative Experience, Outlook.

Description :

    1. Planned, coordinated and booked corporate and social events such as seminars, conferences, reunions and formal events, which include food, beverage, and setup requirements.
    2. Worked closely with the Director of Catering and the Director of Finance to ensure the hotel met the catering goals each quarter.
    3. Assisted with the grand opening and marketing of Hilton Long Beach Executive Meeting Center.
    4. Maintained and established clientele relationships with corporate businesses and social organizations through sales calls, sales leads and presentation to potential clientele.
    5. Managed and monitored logistics, schedules and timelines to ensure proper flow of events.
    6. Disseminated both written and verbal information on each event to the appropriate departments and vendors.
    7. Developed marketing plans every trimester to achieve set goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Advertising

Assistant Catering Manager Resume

Objective : Knowledgeable manager and trainer with over 5 years of experience in customer service related fields. Self-motivated team leader who is willing to learn new things. I possess strong communication, organizational, and multi-tasking skills. I work diligently to meet work standards in an accurate, prompt, and neat manner. I'm also an extremely adaptable, flexible, interpersonal, and dependable individual that is committed to excellence and success.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Outlook.

Description :

    1. Provide professional and courteous guest service at all times.
    2. Follow up on all leads through phone calls, correspondence or personal visits.
    3. Develop innovative sales and marketing techniques.
    4. Plan, supervise and coordinate all catered functions to ensure performance of hotel obligations.
    5. Maintain current filing system account and prepare required reports.Contact in-house guests, group leaders, and meeting planners to promote good will and foster additional business.
    6. Maintain good rapport with local civic groups and associations.
    7. Work closely with sales department to promote follow up on all sales bookings.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Catering Manager/Event Coordinator Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Catering Manager with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Inventory Management, Trainer, Computer Literacy.

Description :

    1. Responsible for coordinating catering and working with bakery, sandwich preparation, offsite kitchen, vendors, and delivery personnel, utilizing strong organizational skills.
    2. Improved system of daily preparation and delivery of catering to clients.
    3. Developed long-term customer loyalty.
    4. Actively recruited new customers, improving customer base by 40%.
    5. Created spreadsheets to improve tracking of corporate sales and costs resulting in improved efficiency.
    6. Developed cost-benefit analyses for the catering menu to eliminate all but cost effective items.
    7. Helped develop new menu to reflect these changes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Paralegal Studies

Catering Manager/Dietary Aide Resume

Objective : Significant experience in a variety of Customer Service roles in both the private and public sectors Extensive background and record of success in building productive, long-term business relationships with customers, vendors, business associates Extensive knowledge of health and safety regulations as a Firefighter, Paramedic, Fire/Safety Inspector, and Food Service Manager Solid work ethic, professional demeanor, and high level of personal integrity.

Skills : Mac And PC Proficient. Excel, Microsoft Word. Semi Proficient In Speaking And Understanding Spanish. Security, Administration And Secretarial Duties.

Description :

    1. Develop and be accountable for a safety culture that creates a work environment where no one gets hurt.
    2. Supervise total catering operations to include such duties as booking events, supervising sales / support staff, developing, selecting and costing menus, pricing, staff selection / development, and departmental administration.
    3. Supervise all aspects of preparation, service, and cleanup for catering operations.
    4. Directly supervise catering staff with responsibility for hiring, training, discipline, communication, performance management, retention, and administration.
    5. Ensure establishment, communication, and compliance of appropriate sanitation and safety standards.
    6. Responsible for timely and accurate reporting and communication of all catering related revenue, expenses, and receivables.
    7. Maintain records to comply with Aramark, government, and accrediting agency standards.
    8. Interact with Client Management and maintains effective client and customer relations at all levels with client organization.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Shift Manager/Catering Manager Resume

Headline : Customer service driven, results oriented individual with over 8 years of extensive experience in the areas of management, event planning, event coordination, catering, customer service, office administration, and sales. I am recognized as a team player who is able to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously and consistently meet established goals and objectives.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Office Management, Event Planning, Executive Support, Event Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for coordination of all aspects of services for catering and convention groups by optimizing maximum revenues while ensuring complete guest satisfaction.
    2. Develops client programs by efficiently delegating space and providing specific information regarding room set ups.
    3. Accurately prepares convention service, resume and follow through with all aspects of convention group requirements.
    4. Prepares and produces banquet event orders, contracts and coordination of any additional outside vendors.
    5. Greets clients for each event and is proactive in resolving issues with the department or with client.
    6. Promotes property and company opportunities through personal involvement in community organizations, industry trade shows, and promotional functions.
    7. Maintains communications and rapport with group guests and representatives to ensure guest satisfaction with an upbeat and positive attitude.
    8. Counsels, guides and instructs personnel in the proper performance of their duties.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
CJ

Outside Catering Manager Resume

Objective : To obtain a line cook position that will enable me to use my educational background, work experience, and ability to work well with people.

Skills : Inventory control, Basic computer skills, Recipe development, Strong culinary skills.

Description :

    1. Schedule use of catering services for events such as banquets or receptions.
    2. Create specialty dishes and develop recipes to be used in dining facilities.
    3. Monitor compliance with health regulations regarding food preparation and serving.
    4. Monitor food preparation methods, and garnishing and presentation of food.
    5. Investigate and resolve complaints regarding food quality, service, or accommodations.
    6. Coordinate assignments of cooking personnel to ensure economical use of food and timely preparation.
    7. Schedule and receive food and beverage deliveries, checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
    8. Maintain food inventories, and keep inventory records.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Senior Social Catering Manager Resume

Summary : Talented Food preparation professional with 5+ years food service experience in all types of restaurant facilities. grocery manager with a 10-year background in cashiering, stocking and general grocery store operations. Desires a role as a team member.. front end manager with background in cash handling, check out, stocking and bagging.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office, Management, Customer Service, Marketing, Money Handling.

Description :

    1. Carefully interviewed, selected, trained and supervised staff.
    2. Clearly and promptly communicated pertinent information to staff, such as large reservations or last minute menu changes.
    3. Organized special events in the restaurant, including receptions, promotions and corporate luncheons.
    4. Recognized and formally acknowledged outstanding staff performance to boost company morale and productivity.
    5. Actively participated in ongoing customer service programs to build sales and rapport in the community.
    6. Promoted a positive atmosphere and went above and beyond to guarantee each customer received exceptional food and service.
    7. Led and directed team members on effective methods, operations and procedures.
    8. Prepared for and executed new menu implementations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business

Catering manager/Events Coordinator Resume

Summary : Motivated, personable business professional who enjoys learning new skills and quickly adapts to organizational changes. Self motivated; able to implement decisions and set effective priorities to achieve both immediate and long term goals. Flexible and versatile -. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences. Thrive in deadline-driven environments. Excellent team-building skills.

Skills : Cashier Customer Service Can run a meat slicer Can work commerial kitchen equipment Some computer knowledge Perms Highlights/ all over color Haircuts Updos for special occasions Acrylic nails manicure/ pedicure Facials/ facial waxing Makeup.

Description :

    1. Oversaw all aspects of high-profile social event catering for a multitude of medium sized party settings including weddings and a variety of indoor and outdoor events with up to 300 attendees.
    2. Cultivated new business through word-of-mouth and online marketing.
    3. Negotiated and contracted with outside vendors; prepared all client food quotes, menu options, and budget breakdowns.
    4. Executed all catering operations and supervised a top-performing catering team.
    5. Prepared a variety of creative dishes per client requests, including American, Mediterranean, Italian, and Caribbean cuisines with event employees and ensure seamless operations during all events.
    6. Oversaw all financial details; managed receipts, billings, and expenditures.
    7. Constantly negotiated best prices with vendors, and ordered event equipment and cooking supplies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Catering Manager/Dietetic Technician Resume

Summary : More than 6 years' experience in customer service in high volume environments. Creative problem-solving, always keeping customers best interest as priority. Effective multi-tasker, ability to perform on the spot and prioritize as needed. Great with delegation. Can be team player, take control of the situation or be a helping hand, depending on the circumstance. Reliable and independent with a take charge attitude.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe, Customer Service Skills, Office Equipment, Food Service, Public Speaking, Speak 3 languages.

Description :

    1. In charge of managing a 12+ team, responsible for 50% of daily sales.
    2. Work with Local Sales Managers in assisting customers through the planning, ordering, and presentation of their orders.
    3. Experience in prospecting customers and performing needs analysis.
    4. Responsible for ensuring all employees are providing out of this world customer service, even during very chaotic situations.
    5. Assist with product inventory and employee scheduling.
    6. Make and manage new accounts and relationships with customers to ensure repeat service and expand sales potential.
    7. Ensure highest quality products and customer satisfaction.
    8. In charge of new employee training and previously assisted in managers training.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Administration

Catering Manager Resume

Headline : Stable, reliable and goal oriented individual. I work extremely well both unsupervised and/or in a team environment. Working within your organization will enable me to become an indispensable and highly motivated asset.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Food Handling, Office Management, PNL, Food Ordering, Staffing, Staffing Management.

Description :

    1. Catering for a wide variety of corporate events from dinners to retirement parties.
    2. Serving private lunch and dinners for executives, up to 40 people, as well as bartending these events when necessary.
    3. Worked directly with clients constantly to insure every need they had was met.
    4. Overseeing work and personnel in the kitchen to insure food quality is above and beyond.
    5. Ordering and keeping friendly relationships with many different vendors.
    6. Working as daily prep cook in the kitchen, prepping salad bar, sandwich bar and making pizzas for lunch.
    7. Organizes each delivery timely, setting up all non-perishable items needed in advance.
    8. Distributes needed food preparation requirements to each food department in advance.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma