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Catering Manager

Company: Costa Vida
Location: Lehi
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

CATERING MANAGERABOUT COSTA VIDA: Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill has been redefining traditional Mexican food since 2003. By using fresh ingredients and making the entire menu from scratch, Costa Vida has created a lighter, healthier take on Mexican food that is like a trip to the coast. Today Costa Vida has restaurants in a growing number of the US States and Canada and is positioned to be one of the fastest-growing restaurant franchises in North America.POSITION SUMMARY:The Catering Manager oversees the company-wide catering program. This person plans and manages catered events. The Catering Operations Manager closely with customers, sales staff, store management, and transportation team members. This person is responsible for consulting with customers to determine their needs and consulting with the staff that prepares the food. This person will coordinate transportation of the food to catered events and makes sure that everything is organized before and after catered events. The Catering Operations Manager will negotiate to price, collaborate with suppliers, and prepare order forms. The Catering Operations Manager will report to the Director of Off-Premise Sales on the financial success and strategic goals of the catering program.THE ESSENTIAL ACTIONS THAT WILL MAXIMIZE SUCCESS ARE: Event Management and Leadership Skills:

Builds relationships with local catering teams and partners to successfully execute catering orders and supply feedback and coaching to strengthen skill set and executionWorks in a team environment with regional sales coordinators to oversee regional sales efforts to prospect and find corporate customers within a regional geographyDevelops business plan to achieve desired results in financial responsibilities such as P&L management, budgeting, productivity, scheduling, labor planning, local networking, and marketing.Achieves required KPIs identifying growth in target accounts, acquisition of new customers and organizations, and dollar value consistent valued customersLeads restaurant managers and catering team before and after a catering eventManages event budget and maintains financial and administrative records such as invoices and account-related documentsAnalyzes pricing offered by various suppliers to ensure pricing is competitive and aligns with budgetDemonstrates excellence in time management by using the Microsoft Office Suite and other online software tools and resources to maximize the organization, strategic planning, and follow-upSupports company-wide marketing programs and evaluates local restaurant marketing opportunitiesQUALIFICATIONS:
Preferred Bachelor's degree or catering experiencePrevious Restaurant General Management experience is a plus!2+ years of catering management experience neededFull-Time management position that requires full flexibility, including the ability to work weekends and holidays and a varied scheduleStrong computer skills including Microsoft Office suiteUnderstanding of market segment, economic trends, and supply and demandCOMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Competitive salary based on experienceMedical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Open PTO, and 401K matching plan, HSA, FSA plansGym, Restaurant, Travel Discounts + more50% off Meal Discounts at Costa Vida Restaurants.WORK LOCATION: Lehi, Utah (Travel for catering events is needed)ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM? If you are ready to build valuable relationships with a work-family worth bragging about, please fill out our fast, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!We are a value-based company with capital raised to accelerate our growth. Costa Vida's headquarters are near Salt Lake City, Utah. Individuals seeking employment at Costa Vida are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Keywords: Costa Vida, Lehi , Catering Manager, Executive , Lehi, Utah

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