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Catering Coordinator

posted October 21, 2019

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin
Austin, TX
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Description

A Catering Coordinator is responsible for soliciting, securing, coordinating and responding to inquiries regarding the purchase of food and beverage and use of event facilities for small local and group catered events in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.


What will I be doing?


As a Catering Coordinator, you would be responsible for soliciting, securing, coordinating and responding to inquiries regarding the purchase of food and beverage and use of event facilities for small local and group catered events in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Solicit, secure, coordinate and respond to customer inquiries regarding the purchase of food and beverage, rental of event facilities and purchase of ancillary services from the hotel for groups and meetings of 50 or fewer guests with 10 or fewer guest room nights
  • Host and entertain clients, conduct property tours, draft contracts and promote facilities and services
  • Communicate with and provide direction and supervision to team members to execute catering events
  • Generate contracts and Banquet Event Orders (BEOs) and support daily distribution of BEOs, reader boards and change logs
  • Work with Department Secretaries/Administrative Assistants in maintaining the file room and the proper stocking of Catering Marketing Collateral
  • Respond to guest inquiries and requests and resolve issues in a timely, friendly and efficient manner

Requirements

What are we looking for?


Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability
What will it be like to work for Hilton?


Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!





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About This Employer

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin

303 West 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701-1692

(512) 478-7000

188 Room All Suite

doubletree3.hilton.com

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At A Glance

Welcome to DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin. Enjoy a warm greeting with a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie at this all-suite hotel, located in the downtown business district, and just minutes from all the city has to offer. From our convenient location, guests walk to the University of Texas at Austin and Texas State Capitol. We are also just 11 miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

This DoubleTree Suites hotel offers an on-demand shuttle for guests interested in touring a two-mile radius of the area. Visit the Sixth Street entertainment district, Second Street shopping, and all of the local restaurants in between.

Each spacious suite offers a separate kitchen, full-sized refrigerator, spacious living area, and private bedroom in sophisticated surroundings. Upgrade to a two-bedroom suite, Penthouse, or Executive suite for a wrap-around rooftop balcony with breathtaking city views.

Host a meeting or event in this downtown Austin hotel's 5,000 sq. ft. function space, including a beautiful Rose Garden Terrace. Let our professional staff assist you from planning to execution. Stay fit in our fitness center, or visit the outdoor pool and patio deck. Savor delicious American or Southwestern cuisine in 15th Street Café, open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Book your stay to experience true Texas hospitality.