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Catering Directors organize the food and drink service of an organization or catering business and collaborate with chefs and assistants. Common duties listed on a typical resume sample for Catering Directors are creating menus, organizing shifts, maintaining stocks, training staff, budgeting, liaising with suppliers, decorating the dining area, and enforcing food hygiene regulations. Employers select resumes highlighting nutrition knowledge, supervisory skills, organization, communication abilities, teamwork, and time management. Some Catering Directors hold a certificate in hospitality management.

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Catering Director

Managed all aspects of catered events including coordinating the initial contract with the customer, production with the kitchen staff, supervised the delivery and set up of all events, including the supervision of onsite service staff. Events ranged from twenty to three hundred in a group.

  • Increased catering sales by 35%, through increased marketing and improved customer communication
  • Took the leadership role of the catering department and implemented a HACCP program.
  • Reduced food cost by 4% via developing and putting into practice a standardized recipe book with focus on portion control.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Culinary Arts
BS
Management
Culinary Arts Trainer/instructor
2

Catering Director and Spa Director

Managed all aspects of banquet sales and catering operations including marketing, client relations and support, staffing, coordinating, vendor relations, and exceeded overall guest expectations

  • Planned and executed all aspects of wedding ceremonies, rehearsals, and receptions by maximizing sales techniques to meet financial goals and create memorable events
  • Improved top line revenues for wedding sales from $295K annually in 2011 to $450K in 2013.
  • Exceeded 2013 budget projections overall by $350K
  • Traveled to expo's throughout the country to promote property awareness and increase revenues
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Hospitality, Tourism, And Travel
Business Administrative Management
Cosmetology
3

Catering Director

Oversaw campus and third party catered events for up to 2000 people. Provided outstanding customer service and exceeded client's expectations.

  • Reduced labor costs both by hiring and training student employees, and creative scheduling.
  • Arranged catering with Capella University generating revenue in excess $250,000.00
  • Collaborated with college in overseeing a $4 million café renovation.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Political Science
4

Catering Director

Oversaw the management of 1 Assistant Catering Director and 15 Associates with annual sales of $2.5 million in catering revenue.

  • Coordinated Monthly Board Luncheons, Dinners and Stockholder meetings for Top 10 Executives in the company.
  • Developed and oversaw the implementation of morning and afternoon cart breaks in office areas
  • Supported off premise catering concept
  • Responsible for developing, forecasting and projecting annual catering budgets
  • Interface with clients weekly to provide financial reporting and client satisfaction
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Management
Business Administration
5

Catering Director

Increased monthly catering sales from $2000 to over $25,000 through efficient management practices

  • Developed catering department from the ground up, including computer system set up, sales calls, re-writing menu, training, portioning, ordering, invoicing, billing, production, and delivery
  • Built customer base to over 500 satisfied customers by maintaining consistently friendly attitude and professional, accurate and on time service
  • Made weekly supply orders to ensure adequate stock while staying within the budget
  • Devised work schedules to ensure successful event coordination
  • Supervised the Assistant Manager and delivery staff
  • Received weekly feedback from clients to ensure complete customer satisfaction
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
6

Partner / Catering Director

Public and private event planning and management for companies and individual clients.

  • Developed, implemented and managed all aspects of sales process in pursuit of revenue and profit generation.
  • Built and maintained relationships with new clients and further developed opportunities with existing clients.
  • Prepared, negotiated, and delivered bids and final contracts to clients (budgets ranging from $1K - $200K)
  • Collaborated with other managing partner on the conception, design and execution of private events from 4 - 400 persons.
  • Managed/supervised the delivery and execution of gourmet food and formal dining service for events.
  • Detailed client list and references available upon request.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
Marketing
Business Administration/marketing
7

Manager, Catering Director of High-profile Restaurant Named D Magazine's Best Burger

  • Assisted coordination of restaurant feature on The Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" hosted by Guy Fieri
  • Developed and implemented procedures for catering division that boosted overall monthly revenue by 8%
  • Achieved record profitability by reducing fixed cost, including labor and food, by 10% monthly
  • Created and implemented employee procedure handbook and catering guidelines to increase overall guest satisfaction
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Sociology
8

District Manager/catering Director

Offering comprehensive food services ranging from corporate catering to cafeteria services and vending. Clients include large governmental, educational, industrial, corporate, institutional and health care organizations with 150 people or more.

  • Developed, motivated and managed district personnel in surpassing company and revenue goals.
  • Managed budgets, inventory and daily operations for 14 corporate and educational accounts.
  • Created, developed and grew catering sector over 800%.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Marketing Management
9

Assistant Catering Director

Responsible for all catered events on and off premise earning over $1.5 million revenue yearly for catering department.

  • Hired, trained and motivated catering staff.
  • Facilitated Catering Essentials seminars for New England Region.
  • Redesigned Presidential, Executive Administration and Tiered Menus.
  • Customized and implemented web based catering program
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Management
10

Assistant Catering Director

Handled catering inquiries and developed catering programs to suit individual needs.

  • Created floor plans for various types of catering events.
  • Assisted in sales and conducted site visits with prospective clients.
  • Worked with sales director to develop menus and pricing.
  • Hired, trained and scheduled new crewmembers.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Exercise Science

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