Compass Group, North America CATERING MANAGER SENIOR - MON-FRI SCHEDULE in GROTON, Connecticut

Position Title: MGR, CATERING SR

Pay GRADE 12

As the leader in business and industry dining, Eurest is the company to join if you want a rewarding career packed with limitless opportunities. We feed the employees of the nation's largest and most-prestigious companies -- in every state and across all industries. As a member of Eurest's leadership and professional support team, you will help our 16,000 chefs, and in-unit associates excel as they deliver world-class meals in corporate cafes and executive dining rooms with on-site catering through vending innovations and more.

Our company is innovative, high performing and fast growing. Our teammates are enthusiastic, committed to quality and thrive on consistently delivering unparalleled results. And did we mention we work with exciting companies and at interesting locations? Come grow your career with Eurest.

Job Summary

Summary: 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:

  • 3 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.

  • Knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation.

  • Financial, budgetary, accounting and computational skills.

  • ServSafe Certification.

  • Associate’s degree is preferred.

  • Bi-lingual is preferred

  • Ability to lead and mentor a diverse team

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite as well as web-based applications

  • Possess a Positive Can-Do-Attitude

Apply to Eurest today!

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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.

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