Catering managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of food services within an establishment. Ensuring that ordered food is on time and meets standards is a vital role for catering managers. Additionally, catering managers must work with their chefs; they must also ensure that waiters have the necessary knowledge to effectively serve clients. Catering managers must be patient, able to work well under stressful situations, and have a keen eye for logistics and problem solving.
Catering Manager Tasks
Collaborate with the chef and cooks to create menus, order the supplies, and ensure timeliness.
Build and maintain positive relationships with clients, vendors, and serving staff.
Oversee all catering operations, including inventory, budget, equipment, and special events.
Resolve customer service complaints and inventory or cooking problems.