Restaurant Catering Manager
12960 W Center Rd, Omaha, NE 68144 Omaha, NE 68114 US
Now Hiring in Omaha!
Salary: up to $52,000 base salary + aggressive commission & benefits packages
For the past 20+ years, we have grown from a couple units in the Midwest to become one of the largest and most well-known (and loved) names in the restaurant industry. How have we done it? While others emphasize speed of service over quality, we’ve successfully balanced both. Our restaurants feature a wide array of healthy meals that can satisfy any craving quickly. Whether it’s a quick bite to eat in the morning or catering a birthday party, we have become an integral part of the community wherever we have opened up. We are regularly recognized as a top name in the industry, which has helped fuel our growth and ensure our success.
Title of Position: Catering Manager
Job Description: Our Catering Manager plays a dynamic role in our business by assisting our customers. We plan and host parties at home or celebrations in offices by arranging to have our menu items, heating equipment, and relevant party supplies prepared for the event. This professional will meet with the customer to organize the details of the function and will ensure operational compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving. The Catering Manager will report the progress of the caterings to the General Manager as needed and will be responsible for coordinating with additional departments and will investigate and resolve issues regarding food quality or service.
- 2+ years of current Restaurant/Catering Manager experience
- High volume background; must have experience with Catering in Full Service Restaurants doing over $2 million per year in sales
- 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 Omaha market and extensive contacts to drive Catering Sales
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Tara Gates, CPC
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division
Tara Gates joined the Gecko Hospitality team as a Restaurant Recruiter in 2014. As a Recruiter, Tara has been very successful in connecting top talent candidates with successful corporate restaurants. She has mastered the craft of engaging candidates on a personal level, coordinating interviews with the clients, as well as determining the hiring needs and fulfilling the position with candidates that excel expectations set forth by the client. She attributes this to her 20+ years of experience managing different types of restaurant settings from privately owned upscale facilities, banquet, to casual corporate environments.
In addition to being a Recruiter, Tara is an adventurous risk taker and thrill seeker and has a passion for living on the edge. She enjoys four wheeling, rock climbing, white water rafting and traveling. Tara attended Penn State University and was an All Star Track and Cross Country runner.