Catering and Event Sales Manager - Apply Today
11022 Aviation Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Los Angeles, CA 90045
Catering and Events Sales Manager
Granada Hills - Apply Now
For anyone traveling to/from Los Angeles, we’ve been an iconic name in the region. We have a rich history in the area, providing millions of travelers with quality meals. Over the years, we’ve been able to adapt with the times, and we have recently re-opened after an $11M total renovation. Our new layout will feature amazing views of the bustling airport along with a variety of dining options and a bar area to relax before your flight. Even with the renovations, we’re still in touch with our rich history and plan on acknowledging those who served our great country. Our renovation will also give us some of the largest banquet space on the Westside for any special events.
Title of Position: Catering Event Sales Manager
Job Description: Our Catering & Events Sales Manager will be overseeing the preparation of arrangements with clients for functions that are booked in person or other correspondence methods (phone, e-mail, etc.). This individual will obtain all pertinent information concerning events, specifically the size of the party, menu, and schedule of events. The Catering and Events Sales Manager will work directly with the client in setting up and following through on all details of the event. The person in the Catering & Events Sales Manager role will be responsible for contract negotiations with clients and working with other sales personnel to generate new leads for events. He/She will oversee the inspection of each banquet room to verify everything is up to or exceeding our clients’ standards.
- 3-5 years of current Restaurant Catering/Sales Management experience in a Full Service Restaurant or Hotel
- High volume background; must have Catering/Sales experience with Full Service Restaurant or a Hotel doing over $4 million per year in F&B sales
- Outstanding leadership, communication, and organizational skills
- Hands-on with hiring, training, and developing hourly employees
- Ability to build a steady client base and interact with the community
- Previous Outside Sales experience required
- Strong, deep, connected Rolodex of contacts in the Los Angeles area is necessary for this position
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Rob Dallaire, CPC
Rob Dallaire attended MSU where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Hospitality Management. Throughout Rob's management career, he has been fortunate enough to work for some top level companies in the industry such as Houston's, Champps, Hard Rock Cafe, and PF Chang's / Pei Wei. Rob made the transition over to the recruiting side of the business with Gecko Hospitality in 2005. Rob is responsible for the Southern California area for Gecko Hospitality. When not working, Rob likes to spend as much time as possible being outside enjoying the lifestyle that Southern California offers, spending time with his 3 daughters. Rob is big MI State and Detroit sports fan.