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Event Operations Manager - Catering

Durham, NC 27707

Posted: 03/23/2023 Country: US Job ID: 1228 Salary: $45,000 - $50,000 State/Province: NC

Job Description

Event Operations Manager - Catering & Events

Raleigh-Durham, NC

Salary $45,000- $50,000

Summary of Position:

Oversee and coordinate the planning, organizing, training and leadership necessary to achieve stated objectives in sales, costs, employee retention, guest service and satisfaction, food quality, cleanliness, sanitation, and increase the overall efficiency of the business.

Remote work & travel required

Must be self-disciplined to work from home, and travel/commute to onsite and offsite venues.


  • Implement company culture, values and policies
  • Develop workforce strategies, to recruit and develop qualified candidates
  • Coordinate events focused on employee recognition and dedication
  • Advocate for employee retention and development
  • Oversee data entry and maintenance of employee records
  • Participate in the investigation and guidance for disciplinary actions


  • Current & Valid Serv Safe Certificate
  • Have knowledge of service and food and beverage, generally involving at least three years of front-of-the-house operations and/or assistant management positions.
  • Possess excellent basic math skills and excellent written skills
  • Have or be willing to obtain notary seal in Wake County and maintain the credential.
  • Must have the stamina to work 50 to 60 hours per week.
  • Overtime – Must be able to work overtime when needed including emergency overtime and
  • during busy times of the year
  • Driver’s license – Must maintain a current valid automobile driver’s license if required as part of the job
  • Driving record – Must maintain a good driving record if required to drive as part of the job
  • Previous experience in Human Resources or other related fields is a plus
  • Experience in conflict resolution
  • Fundamental knowledge of labor and employment laws


  • 2 weeks paid vacation within first year
  • 8 Paid holidays (Closed on major holidays)
  • 50% Employer paid Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Opportunity to work in a healthy fun work environment!



Meet Your Recruiter

Adele DeGeare

Adele began her career in a full service casual chain restaurant. She has a natural talent for success. She worked her way up from an entry level position to a Service Manager and her supervisor wanted her at the highest volume location in the company. During her time there she was appointed as the mentor of the FOH training program, as well as supporting the training for four other locations. She was the mentor in her spare time while she helped open new locations! She said “Who needs rest! I’m busy!” She was the point person for new restaurant opening staffing. Interviews, interviews and more interviews! She understands the urgency that surrounds the hiring process. She then worked for a Food Services Contract Company as a Retail Services Manager. Always driving for success she gained skills in menu development, retail design, and marketing. Once again, she was called on to support over 20 locations by hosting monthly marketing calls, site visits, and opening new account locations.

Over the years, Adele has never lost focus service. She is passionate about her work and will do what it takes to always provide the very best service by going above and beyond. Her management style is fair, inclusive, and business minded. She has a strong attention to detail and enjoys helping others achieve their goals.

Adele is married with two sons. She enjoys spending time with her family, watching her kids play sports on the weekends, and cooking with her husband.

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