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Director of Sales and Catering - Winery Hotel

Temecula, CA 92591

Posted: 09/04/2023 Country: US Job ID: 1588404 Salary: 90000k/year - 95000k/year State/Province: CA

Job Description

Director of Catering and Event Sales

Temecula, CA 92591

About the Company:

Nestled in the heart of Temecula, CA, our prestigious establishment boasts a rich tapestry of award-winning wines, luxurious accommodations, and panoramic vineyard views. Operating multiple properties, our full-service winery and hotel echo the region's renowned wine culture and offer an experience like no other. As we expand our footprint and services, we invite talented professionals to be a part of our passionate team.

Position Summary:

As the Director of Catering and Sales, under the guidance of the General Manager, you will oversee daily sales operations, emphasizing the creation of enduring client relationships and exceptional event organization. Leading by example, you will foster professionalism, sales, and organizational expertise within your team. Your role will also encompass:

Spearheading sales initiatives across all our properties.

Orchestrating internal and external catering events, with a hands-on approach from the initial stages to the event's culmination.

Collaborating with culinary teams on menu creation, costing, and marketing efforts related to the catering segment.

Overseeing financial aspects, from implementing cost controls to ensuring the department meets its fiscal objectives.


$80,000 - $95,000 DOE

Discretionary Bonus Based on Performance


Health, Vision & Dental

401K Matching

Paid Time Off

2 Paid Holidays (Thanksgiving + Christmas) + 2 Floating Holidays


Primarily Wednesday - Sunday, flexibility required based on business demands.

Weekends, Holidays, Nights.

Ideal Candidates Possess:

5+ years in a senior sales and leadership role, particularly in hospitality events and weddings.

A bachelor's degree in Hotel, Business Administration, or Marketing.

Proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Windows applications, and familiarity with the Triple Seat event management program.

Strong interpersonal skills, problem-solving abilities, and a detail-oriented mindset.

Capability to work effectively under pressure and in a fast-paced setting.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategizing and executing annual marketing plans.

Overseeing and managing sales staff to ensure lead conversion and seamless event execution.

Building and maintaining client relationships through impeccable service.

Collaborating with multiple departments to ensure event success.

Participating in trade events to drive business growth.

Upholding company values, service standards, and environmental guidelines.

Ensuring guest and staff safety.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to stand and walk for extended durations.

Capability to lift up to 40lbs and handle objects weighing up to 50lbs.

For further inquiries or to submit an application, please contact our Human Resources department. We look forward to welcoming a dynamic leader to our esteemed team.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lucas Andrews

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!

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