Website Above and Beyond Catering

High End Catering Co.

Job Title:  Event Planner

Job Description/Responsibilities:  Field Sales calls and develop events from start to finish; develop marketing techniques to bring in new business; continue building existing relationships with current clientele; supervise/coordinate all related catering job activities; work beside employees to train and motivate them to a high level of service; work with Chef to ensure consistent quality; establish presentation techniques and quality standards; ensure proper safety procedures; deliver to and/or set up events as well as perform on-site Manager duties at events.

Recipe to Succeed:

  • A passion for Sales and Marketing
  • Strong supervisory, leadership, management and coaching skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal; able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Proficient in menu development, invoice tabulation and cost controls
  • Proficient computer skills to include; Microsoft Office programs, e-mail and the Internet
  • Ability to perform various motor skills such as; lifting, reaching, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, squatting, grasping and arm-hand coordination on a continuous basis
  • Ability to multi-task with constant interruptions
  • Must work as a team player and get along with others, flexibility and patience is a plus
  • Culinary creativity and menu writing abilities
  • Exhibit courtesy, tact and urgency in performance of duties
  • Loyalty to Above and Beyond Catering as a Company and a brand

Necessary Ingredients:

  • Being able to lift 50 lbs
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of culinary, business and management experience in event planning, catering, foodservice, fine dining, or restaurant
  • Good knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on sales, quality and presentation
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Strong knowledge of catering and event procedures; loading, packing, on-site food finishing and presentation, bussing and breakdown
  • Basic knowledge of rental inventory and equipment
  • Basic familiarity of area venues and event spaces
  • Must be able to pass criminal background and drug test.

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