The average salary for a Catering Manager at Aramark is $58,440.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Catering Manager
The top respondents for the job title Catering Manager are from the companies Compass Group, Sodexo, Inc. and Hilton Worldwide. Reported salaries are highest at Bon Appetit where the average pay is $52,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bon Appetit Management Company and Restaurant Associates, earning around $50,000 and $48,834, respectively. Levy Restaurant Company pays the lowest at around $46,642. Sodexo, Inc. and Hilton Worldwide also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $46,976 and $47,023, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Catering Manager
Skills in Event Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Planning and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Catering Manager
A mid-career Catering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,616 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $53,500.
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