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Catering Manager

Posted April 23, 2021

Champlin's Resort & Marina
New Shoreham, RI
Position located in Key West, FL
Champlin's is under new management! Come join our team! YEAR POSITION! HOUSING IS PROVIDED!

About This Job


The ideal candidate will be passionate about social event planning and committed to educating themselves on current food & beverage trends. Champlin's Marina  Resort is dedicated to maintaining the highest reputation within our industry and the Catering & Restaurant Manager must be able to sell and keep that promise for the property with genuine care. 

This is a year round Catering Sales position. Restaurant Manager is secondary to this position. In the initial ramp-up, this position will  assist in RestauranManagement then transition over to Catering Sales.


What you will be doing

  • Meet with clients to capture catering order specifics like menu dishes, date and time, address as well as logistical requirements like tables and chairs.
  • Conduct site inspections for prospecting clients.
  • Draft and submit the sales contract to client for review, approval and payment.
  • Report progress of catering sales to upper management as applicable.
  • Ensure operational compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving.
  • Coordinate with Food and Beverage Department such as the food preparation and banquet room set-ups to ensure they can meet scheduled catering service.
  • Investigate and resolve challenges regarding food quality or service.
  • Be responsible for soliciting new catering accounts, entertaining and maintaining relationships with existing accounts.
  • Represent the hotel by conducting site visits, negotiating and making proposals, detailing events, and ensuring that each client is executed successfully.
  • Achieve catering services by contributing information; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, quality, and customer service standards; identifying and resolving problems, completing post function production reports.


  • Candidates may be called upon to work extended workweeks, including weekends, to accommodate a client's needs as well as any functions they are overseeing.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience with social catering events including weddings.
  • Independent Brand experience is highly preferred but not recommended.


  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances
  • Disability Insurances (Short-Term and Long-Term)
  • Supplemental Life Insurances (Self, Spouse and Child)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation, Sick Time and Holidays
  • and much more!



About this Employer

Champlin's Resort & Marina

80 West Side Road
New Shoreham, RI 02807

Champlin's Marina & Resort 

Situated on Block Island’s beautiful Great Salt Pond, Champlin’s is one of New England’s largest resorts and marinas. We are currently closed for the season and undergoing property renovations. We look forward to welcoming you in the 2021 season!