• Director of Catering

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    ID
    2018-19059
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Property Name
    Courtyard LA Marriott - Westside
    Location
    6333 Bristol Parkway Culver City California 90230 US
  • Overview

    Opportunity: Director of Catering

     

    Optimize catering sales and achieve guest satisfaction in accordance with established guest service and sustainability standards.

     

    Potential Career Path   

    Director of Food & Beverage – Director of Sales  

     

    Essential Job Functions

    • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach, and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.   
    • Analyze banquet event orders, to ensure that all room set-ups, equipment, supplies, staffing and menus meet/exceed customer's expectations.
    • Recommend, implement, monitor, and control the banquet budget and coordinate with event budgets to maximize revenue and minimize expenses.
    • Develop and implement, in conjunction with sales and convention services, special packages, and create new menus and themes within corporate guidelines.
    • Ensure that Hersha’s cash handling policies and procedures are adhered to.
    • Monitor and control the maintenance of the meeting space and equipment to protect hotel assets and ensure a safe work environment.
    • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
    • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
    • Perform other duties as requested by management.

    Position Requirements

    • Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • 3-5 years related sales experience in hospitality industry
    • Knowledge of food/wine is essential.

     

    Work Environment and Context

    • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends.
    • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, bending and reaching stooping kneeling, or crouching.

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