The average salary for a Catering Manager in Canada is C$46,393.
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Job Description for Catering Manager
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. Most cate…Read more
Catering Manager Tasks
- Oversee all catering operations, including inventory, budget, equipment, and special events.
- Resolve customer service complaints and inventory or cooking problems.
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Catering Manager
Skills in Event Planning, Event Management, Customer Service and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
Pay by Experience Level for Catering Manager
An early career Catering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$41,502 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Catering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,964 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Catering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,315 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$50,576.
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Employees with Catering Manager in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 14.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (3.0% less) and Calgary, Alberta (3.0% less).
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