Compass Group, North America CATERING DIRECTOR in DETROIT, Michigan

As the leader in business and industry dining, Eurest is the company to join if you want a rewarding career packed with limitless opportunities. We feed the employees of the nation's largest and most-prestigious companies -- in every state and across all industries. As a member of Eurest's leadership and professional support team, you will help our 16,000 chefs, and in-unit associates excel as they deliver world-class meals in corporate cafes and executive dining rooms with on-site catering through vending innovations and more.

Our company is innovative, high performing and fast growing. Our teammates are enthusiastic, committed to quality and thrive on consistently delivering unparalleled results. And did we mention we work with exciting companies and at interesting locations? Come grow your career with Eurest.

Job Summary


Working as a Catering Director, you are responsible for Catering and Events in a corporate dining conference center. You will manage a team of staff. You will be responsible for managing client relations, along with ensuring the catering offered to our guests is of superior quality. Additionally, you will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and oversees internal and external catering events

  • Develops and maintains the catering marketing plan including a comprehensive event planning service to clients and detailed menu development

  • Hires, trains, and schedules catering staff, and will be actively involved in the development of existing catering staff in service techniques, menu presentation, policies, and procedures

  • Ensures successful operations of catering functions including labor cost control, foods cost control and preparation, transportation, setup, operation, and cleanup of all events

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required in Hospitality or Culinary Arts

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in hospitality industry including 2 years in management (preferably Catering Management) is required

  • Booking, selecting and costing menu items, pricing contracts, and resourcing temporary help and equipment experience is key

  • Ability to supervise food preparation, service and cleanup is also essential

  • ServSafe Certified a plus

  • Must have a valid clean driving record

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

*Req ID: *182021

Eurest

DONALD L BRINKER

SALARIED EXEMPT