Catering Manager

Catering Manager
City: Calgary
Last visit: 2014-10-29
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-29



Catering ManagerAbout Us

Compass Group Canada is the leading foodservice and support services company in Canada with over 26,000 associates and annual managed revenues of $1.8 billion in 2013. Employing 500,000 associates worldwide, its parent company, UK-based Compass Group PLC had revenues of £17.6 billion in 2013.


Our vision for growth and success is a powerful one, to combine fresh ideas with the industry's greatest talent Great People, Great Service, Great Results!  


Chartwells serves educational institutions from Kindergarten through Grade 12, colleges and universities. Chartwells provides responsible, healthy-eating solutions and education to its customers.

 Position Summary

Position: Catering Manager



Location: Calgary, AB (SAIT)





We are currently recruiting for a dynamic and talented Catering Manager with exceptional people skills to join our catering and events team.


As the Catering Manager, you will be responsible for managing and growing the entire catering and conference business at the account. 




With a "Can Do" attitude and a "Passion for Excellence", the Catering Manager provides the best experience for our clients and event attendees:


Oversee, coordinate and plan events including banquets, luncheons, coffee services, venue room and AV bookings and other various functions. 

Build and maintain positive relationships with clients, associates and suppliers.

Hire, train and schedule associates and be actively involved in the development of service techniques, menu presentation, policies and procedures. 

Ascertain new business and retain existing business.

Ensure each catering function is well planned and prepared, successfully carried-out and financially sound. 

Ensure specifications and requests of each catering event are communicated and executed down the channel effectively. 

Identify and resolve event issues to minimize complications. Qualifications

Required: (please only apply if you meet all required qualifications):


Great Attitude! 

Solid previous catering / event planning experience

Customer focused: a friendly, outgoing personality with a genuine interest in providing excellent customer service

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Effectively manage time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently

Superior attention to detail

Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships and work cooperatively with team members  

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Able to work in a fast paced environment with changing work priorities

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel

Industry: Hospitality

Job Function: Hospitality and Food Service