Determiningcustomer requirements and proposing catering options.
Negotiating prices and preparing meticulous catering orderforms.
Planning menus and overseeing venue, equipment,food, and service preparations.
Hiring, training, andsupervising catering staff, as well as scheduling employeeshifts.
Liaising with customers, sales staff, chefs,and specialized catering equipment providers.
Overseeing seating arrangements, the serving of meals andbeverages, and the clearing of tables.
Monitoring theavailability of catering stock and supplies and orderingreplenishments.
Tracking catering expenses andmaintaining accurate records.
Adhering to food andhealth industry regulations and standards.
Researchingcatering trends and promoting competitive catering services.
Accredited course in CateringManagement, or similar.
Bachelor's Degree inHospitality and Culinary Arts or Business Management would beadvantageous.
Knowledge of electronic cateringmanagement systems, such as Better Cater and Caterease.
Exceptional ability to deliver catering services within budget andon time.
Experience in hiring, training, and overseeingcatering staff.
Ability to coordinate cateringrequirements with customers, chefs, and suppliers.
Theability to apply industry knowledge to improve cateringservices.
Advanced knowledge of best practices incatering management.
Excellent interpersonal andcommunication skills.