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Catering Director

Chester, VA 23836

Posted: 06/20/2023 Country: US Job ID: 1523 Salary: $75,000 - $77,900 State/Province: VA

Job Description

We are seeking a Director Of Catering (Monday - Friday Days)! to join our team! You will be responsible for providing customers with a memorable dining experience.

$75,000 - $77,900 Base salary!

Full benefits

3 weeks vacation


Health and Dental comprehensive insurance

Location will be in the Richmond/Petersburg or Chester, VA area

Experience with contract foodservice accounts will be a huge plus.

Business Dining, Corporate Dining, Education segments or freestanding restaurant catering experience required.



  • Supervise and coordinate all culinary activities
  • Oversee guest services and resolve issues
  • Ensure a high quality of ingredients and food preparation
  • Train and manage kitchen personnel
  • Create and adjust staff schedules to meet restaurant needs
  • Adhere to all safety and sanitation regulations


  • Previous experience in food service or other related fields
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

To learn more about this role please send your resume to Tom Bull with Gecko Hospitality


Meet Your Recruiter

Tom Bull, CPC

Tom Bull, CPC is the senior executive recruiter for Gecko Hospitality, Virginia and DC. Tom has a big background in restaurant operations with prior experience as DO for Applebee’s.

After joining Gecko in 2010 he has successfully developed an extensive client and candidate base throughout Washington DC and Virginia. Tom has received numerous awards for top performance during his career at Gecko. He receives frequent accolades from candidates and clients for his ability to fill job orders fast.

Tom’s experience in operations and recruiting provide a solid foundation allowing him to fill some of the most challenging positions, fast. He has connections at all levels within the restaurant segment from unit managers to Senior VP level operations, in addition to Executive Chefs and similar culinary roles.

Tom’s success is built on his ability to develop strong business relationships and works ethically with a high sense of urgency.

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