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Catering Coordinators oversee daily operations in a catering facility and make sure that each event they provide food for is a success. Typical resume examples for Catering Coordinators highlight responsibilities like decorating the dining area, planning the menu, budgeting, scheduling shifts, managing employees, ensuring safety regulations are respected, and liaising with suppliers. Based on our collection of sample resumes, essential skills for this role are leadership, organization, food storage and preparation expertise, attention to details, time management, and teamwork. Some Catering Coordinators hold a certificate in hospitality management.

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Catering Assistant/catering Coordinator

Responsible for setting schedule and being a productive self starter, looked to by other members of the Catering team for guidance on a daily basis.

  • Ensure all necessary tools and equipment required for each order are available and used according to established standard guidelines.
  • Assisted fellow catering attendants with food preparation, delivery, and clean up. Critical in maintaining highest standards related to food safety and quality, current board of health score: 100.5%.
  • Conducted administrative and clerical procedures and promoted to catering coordinator role to assist with scheduling and daily coordination of all catering orders.
  • Excellent communication and hospitality skills, recognized by clients on a daily basis.
  • Verse in opening procedures of Conference Center, including audio visual equipment operation.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
2

Catering Coordinator

Prepares the store front for service by operating, stocking, and cleaning the store. Provide superior customer service by creating a pleasant atmosphere for customers. Manages the cash register.

  • Ensured that the service counters and working areas, and public areas are kept hygienically clean
  • Increased revenue by $500 a week
  • Established a benchmark of best practices for catering.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
3

Catering Coordinator

Coordinated and executed small and large company-wide events for up to 10,000 guests

  • Managed a group of 10 employees daily to make sure catering department ran smoothly and efficiently
  • Took inventory and maintained cleanliness of all supplies
  • Implemented a more efficient system for day-to-day catering and event orders
  • Handled catering inquiries and ensured client needs from start to completion of event
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Communications
4

Catering Coordinator

Direct point of contact with all customers through all stages from initial contact, proposal negotiations and finalized booking of catering and event sales. Event coordination and management of staff, vendors and clients.
Office management duties to include daily book keeping, accounts receivable and payable.

  • Directly led to increased business sales by building strong client relationships with key corporate accounts
  • Increased efficiency and significantly reduced variable and food costs by creating and implementing multiple
  • Increased customer retention by personally developing a customer feedback tool and resolving customer
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
International Hospitality & Service Management
5

Shift Manager/ Catering Coordinator

Developed and nurtured relationship with 30-40 clientele daily to buy and maintain our service.

  • Increased company revenue by 20% between 2007-2009 by selling our service to potential clients through on-site presentations and negotiations.
  • Coordinated new marketing and sales strategies with team members.
  • Advised and trained new employees on how to sell our product and maintain customer relations.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AAS
Biotechnology
BS
Chemistry
6

Sales and Catering Coordinator

Cultivated strong relationships with clients and vendors, resulting in repeat business and outstanding feedback ratings.

  • Built and maintained business clientele relationships, ensuring a high quality guest experience.
  • Developed and managed full service meetings and event programs, including client communications, catering menu coordination, banquet set up, audio visual and specialty services.
  • Assisted Director of Sales with proposals, contracts, marketing material, and daily reports.
  • Worked continuously with the front desk and restaurant team to improve functions by being readily available and positively influencing decisions by fellow colleagues.
  • Created and maintained client files, group blocks, billings, and invoiced all charges.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
C
Certificate
AS
Associate of Science
Business Management
7

Events and Catering Coordinator

Responsible for catering of high-profile congressional events and research seminars

  • Increased catering sales by over 30% over the same period in previous years by improving customer service, modernizing aesthetic presentation, and helping to
  • Prepared contracts, proposals, and banquet event orders
  • Oversaw preparation and execution of up to 11 events per day
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Middle East Studies
8

Catering Coordinator

Responsible for understanding the intricacies of planning, producing and delivering orders within a deadline and with complete accuracy.

  • Work on an individual basis with customers to create orders and provide quotes through phone, e-mail and in-person communication.
  • Created and maintain a database that tracks customer information and orders.
  • Work in conjunction with management team to integrate catering operations into daily business operations of Café by creating schedules of events.
  • Created and maintain two productive Corporate Catering Accounts and helped develop/test a procedure for issuing invoices for these clients.
  • Increased sales with a consistent 40% margin of growth by building a strong rapport with customers.
  • Tracked and forecasted sales to give an accurate picture of operations in the Café.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Business Management
University Honors Open Option
9

Catering Coordinator

Provided above average customer service and product to local businesses, schools and community organizations.

  • Responsible for credit card, cash transactions and closing out on POS for Catering and Café.
  • Promoted, prepared, and provided pleasant and responsive catering experiences.
  • Build and maintained steady base of contacts and customers by calling on local businesses and organizations, encouraging them to engage catering services for their social and business events.
  • Prepared sandwiches, salads, soups and baked goods for catering orders/deliveries.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Fine Arts
10

Catering Coordinator

Prepared full catering orders (i.e. food preparation) and coordinated deliveries

  • Compiled and maintained customer files to include: investigating and resolving complaints about food quality / service
  • Promoted, prepared and provided pleasant and responsive catering experiences
  • Maintained database for tracking sales, cold calls, repeat business and new business
  • Processed computerized invoices utilizing Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Designed menus and décor for various events
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Hospitality Management

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