Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Director of Catering is $61,248
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Director of Caterings?
An early career Director of Catering with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,745 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Director of Catering with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,989 based on 61 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Director of Caterings Do?
A director of catering is a food preparation and service manager who typically works to serve larger groups. They supervise the creation of a menu and then oversees preparation, service, and cleanup. This person may supervise middle managers who run service or aspects of the kitchen as well. Typically, a company or organization employs a director of catering when they expect to host frequent large-scale meetings; these can be within the company, for example, or hosting prospective clients and …Read more
- Manage logistics for catered event and ensure that the required equipment, personnel, and supplies are available when needed.
- Oversee the set up and clean up of catered events.
- Supervise on and off site preparation of food and the serving of food at the event.
- Work with customers to plan and budget event food service.