Regional Catering Sales Manager – Fast Casual Restaurant
3965 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92606 Irvine, CA 92606
Regional Catering Sales Manager
Now Hiring in Orange County!
For years we have been trendsetters in the Southern California area and the Fast Casual industry. We have grown from our San Diego roots into operating 50+ restaurants across the region. The key to our success over the years has been our dedication to quality. While other chains have lost sight of that to cut costs, we understand what our guests look for when choosing to dine out and make sure every meal is crafted perfectly. With new menu items added and a diverse selection of spirits to choose from, we aim to please any taste pallet. Featuring a chef driven menu prepared in a scratch kitchen, this restaurant group has been recognized with multiple awards. With over four dozen locations and growing at a pace of over 10+ new locations per year, this is the Fast Casual restaurant group to take your career to the next level!
Job Title: Regional Catering Sales Manager
Job Description: Our Regional Catering Sales Manager plays a dynamic role in oversight of their market. He/she will work with the Catering Sales team to generate new leads for our restaurants. The Regional Catering Sales Manager will work to strengthen relationships with regular clients along with soliciting new ones. The Regional Catering Sales Manager will motivate our sales team to hit targeted goals by setting clear expectations. He/she will proactively solicit new leads and revenue streams for new events and partnerships. This individual will create guidelines and templates for proposals to be sent out to prospective clients that highlight our brand and what we bring to the table. The Regional Catering Sales Manager will assist in developing marketing strategies to maximize our presence on social media sites and in-person showcases. Contract negotiation and knowledge is another vital part of this Regional Catering Sales Manager position, as this individual will review them regularly with our company and potential clients.
- 3-4 years of current Director-level Catering Sales Management experience in a Restaurant or Hospitality environment
- High volume background; must have experience with Catering in Fast Casual or Full Service Restaurants doing over $2 million per year in sales
- Prior experience with cold calling and outside sales in the hospitality industry
- Strong 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
- Outside sales experience required
- Must have strong knowledge of the market and extensive contacts to drive Catering Sales
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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.