Director Of Catering Sales
Carslbad, CA 92008 US
Job Title: Director of Catering Sales
Location: Carlsbad, California, 92008 - Primarily Remote Out in Field and Home Office
Salary: Up to $120,000 per annum, plus bonus and a comprehensive benefits package
Company: Fast Casual Restaurant Group
We are a fast-growing fast-casual restaurant group based in Carlsbad, California, currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Director of Catering. This role involves implementing and managing catering systems at a unit level across various locations. This is a new department head role and are looking for someone to spearhead the department It is a predominantly remote role and out in the field, with about 10% of work performed in our Carlsbad office. The successful candidate will have a strong background in catering, excellent managerial skills, and a commitment to delivering exceptional service.
Develop and implement catering systems and processes across all units, ensuring a consistent and high-quality service
Collaborate with unit managers to ensure efficient execution of catering orders
Oversee the development and management of catering menus, taking into account customer preferences and dietary restrictions
Manage and coordinate logistics for catering orders, including delivery schedules and staff assignments
Develop and implement training programs for catering staff
Collaborate with the sales and marketing team to develop strategies for expanding the catering business
Conduct regular reviews of catering operations to identify areas for improvement and implement necessary changes
Minimum of 7 years of experience in catering management, preferably in the fast-casual restaurant sector
Strong understanding of catering operations, including food and labor cost controls
Excellent leadership and team management skills
Outstanding customer service skills with the ability to handle customer complaints professionally
Familiarity with health and safety regulations in the catering industry
Ability to work remotely and travel to various locations as required
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
This position offers a competitive salary, potential bonuses, and a comprehensive benefits package.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume detailing their relevant catering management experience. We look forward to hearing from you!
Meet Your Recruiter
Lucas Andrews has over 15 years of experience in restaurant operations and another 5 of that being in recruiting and onboarding and leadership experience. During high school, Lucas began his career as a busser and moved up the ranks and was a part of the managing team within three years while going to college. Lucas had held many different management positions before transitioning into recruitment.
He grew up in a suburb of Roseville in Northern California, then moved to Southern California to pursue his successful restaurant management career. Lucas’s’ ability to see talent and passion for others makes him an exceptional recruiter.
Lucas is a devoted family man and spends most of his free time with his wife Ashley, and his two sons – Callum and Liam, and daughter Presley. He enjoys football, boating, basketball, hiking and fantasy sports!