Catering Manager, fast casual concept, commission based
Now Hiring in Allentown, PA !
Within the past few years, our concept has grown into nearly 50 restaurants in a dozen states with ambitious growth lined up over the next several years. Our success can be credited to two things: dedication to the community and dedication to quality food. While other companies talk about community involvement, we’ve become an integral part of every city we’ve opened up restaurants in, working with various charities and organizations. Our menu features a slew of mouthwatering selections to choose from, along with options to cater your next big event. We’re looking for Managers who want to feel good about the company they work for and make a difference; with no late night hours and excellent quality of life, we offer a great environment for Managers to advance from within.
Title of Position: Catering Manager
Job Description: Our Catering Manager plays a dynamic role in our business by assisting our customers. We plan and host parties at home or celebrations in offices by arranging to have our menu items, heating equipment, and relevant party supplies prepared for the event. This professional will meet with the customer to organize the details of the function and will ensure operational compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving. The Catering Manager will report the progress of the caterings to the General Manager as needed and will be responsible for coordinating with additional departments and will investigate and resolve issues regarding food quality or service.
- 2+ years of current Restaurant/Catering Manager experience
- High volume background; must have experience with Catering in Full Service Restaurants doing over $2 million per year in sales
- Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
- Ability to build a steady client base and interact with the community
- Outside sales experience required
- Must have strong knowledge of the Lehigh Valley market and extensive contacts to drive Catering Sales
Apply Now - Catering Manager located in Lehigh Valley!
Bob Backus, CPC
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division
Bob Backus started his career with Gecko Hospitality in June of 2012. Prior to Gecko, Bob was in restaurant operation as a lead manager for a growing national franchise. As an experienced Senior Executive Recruiter, he has helped shape the success of Gecko Hospitality in Eastern PA market. Throughout his tenure, he has a demonstrated history of effectively transforming people lives. He is a professional who specializes in listening to people and honing in on their wants and needs. He is a 5 time recipient of the Gecko Sales Achievement Award and is licensed by the National Association of Professional Services as a Certified Professional Consultant (CPC). Bob and his wife have two beautiful children, and live in Bucks County.
Bob recruits for Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley, NEPA, Harrisburg, Lancaster, and all surrounding areas east of the Susquehanna including Williamsport and Selinsgrove.
“Bob was honest and great to work with during the whole process! Found me work within a weeks time.” - Dan W.
“It was a great experience and Bob Backus had a lot of opportunities for me.” -David W.
“From start to finish, working with Bob was a great experience. He was right there to help through the entire process. I would recommend him and Gecko to anyone serious about finding what they are truly looking for in their career.” -Chris H.
“Bob was fantastic, he was very helpful, involved in every part of the process. Showed genuine care, I would recommend Gecko Hospitality to friends or family members.”-Paul B
“Hiring for the Philadelphia area has been a positive experience." -Mad Mex
“Gecko Eastern PA team work hard to fill our open positions.” -Paxos Restaurant Group