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Catering Manager

posted October 6, 2017

The McCormick Scottsdale
Scottsdale, AZ
The McCormick Scottsdale is seeks an experienced, energetic and customer focused Catering Manager for our Sales and Catering Team. We are an incredible opportunity waiting for you!
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About This Job

Job overview

The Catering Sales Manager is responsible for effectively selling the food and beverage and function planning services to maximize revenues and profits and servicing the client to maximize guest satisfaction in all markets including weddings, social and corporate.

What you can help us do:   Develop and maintain partnerships by working closely with clients to ensure successful events.

What you will be doing

Your every day:

  • Coordinate catering events to include booking in appropriate function space, planning food and beverage, conducting tastings and servicing the event on-site to ensure complete client satisfaction.
  • Communicate and coordinate with other departments such as Engineering, Banquets, Culinary, AV, etc., to ensure the smooth operation of functions prior to and on the date of the event.
  • Attend weekly meetings to present and communicate BEO’s to Food and Beverage operations.
  • Utilize Delphi to monitor sales productivity, yield management of all function space and develop BEO’s and contracts.
  • Meets or exceed all sales goals including revenue, solicitation and site visits by establishing new accounts, booking repeat business, conducting outside sales calls, conducting site tours of the event space and maximizing revenue by upselling and utilizing all sources of potential.


What you need to perform this job successfully:

  • Strong background in customer relations and experience coordinating teams and managing the catering process in its entirety (preparation, packaging, storage, pricing, delivery, payment, maintaining relationships with clients, etc.).
  • Excellent communication skills including solicitation, negotiations, upselling and closing with a proven track record of meeting revenue goals.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and beverage and service standards.
  • Ability to accurately access and input information in a computer system.


  • Health Insurance (3 plan options)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • Company paid Basic Life Insurance
  • Company paid Long Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability Buy Up
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • 401k Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program

This job description is not intended to detail every aspect of your job or list every task you may perform. It is provided as a general overview of the responsibilities and skills required to do this job successfully.


About This Employer

The McCormick Scottsdale

7401 North Scottsdale Road

Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Telephone (480) 948-5050

125 Room Hotel

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About the Hotel

An idyllic retreat, The McCormick Scottsdale is set on the shores of Camelback Lake, overlooking the McCormick Ranch Golf Club and Camelback Mountain. With splendid views and warm Southwestern hospitality, our lakeside hotel is convenient to Phoenix and Paradise Valley, Arizona. Downtown Scottsdale is just minutes away with world-class shopping, art galleries and dining options. Explore the Sonoran Desert and return to enjoy fun activities.Our 13,000 sq ft (1,208 sq m) of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting spaces offer a fine place to host your events. A warm welcome awaits in Arizona.

The McCormick Scottsdale is raising the bar on our guests' experience. We offer an unbeatable ideal setting for meetings, weddings, parties and special events. The ideal candidate is one who is ready to work hard and have fun. If you are the person who likes to make a difference and enhance the guest experience, we want to meet with you.

We are Scottsdale’s only lakeside retreat!  Our location provides Scottsdale’s most picturesque lakeside landscape setting with the majestic McDowell Mountains in the background.  Our team (this is where you come in), provides our guests with a warm, friendly style of service that keeps our guests happy during their stay and instills a desire to return after they depart.  We want to help them make memories here.  

The McCormick Scottsdale can hold groups of 5 – 200 people and has 125 guestrooms.  The property offers significant on-site amenities and activities.  Our guests can be as active or relaxed as they would like while at The McCormick.  With bicycles, canoes, kayaks, ping pong, horseshoes on the beach, hammocks overlooking the lake and an assortment of poolside games, guests will never run out of things to do!  We also offer an onsite fitness center that is available 24 hours a day.  Our lakeside location offers a beautiful setting for dining.  Pinion Grill, Diamondback’s lounge and the Coyote Cabana Bar (pool) offer a nice selection of food and beverage options for our guests to choose from.