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Catering Sales Manager

Posted December 30, 2021

Hyatt Regency Lexington
Lexington, KY
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Catering Sales Manager needed at the Hyatt Regency Lexington

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Overview

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

This position reports to the Director of Sales & Marketing and is held accountable for quarterly sales goals for the property.

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 the Director of Sales and Marketing 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.

Requirements

  • 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.
  • Hilton Brand experience a plus!

Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances
  • Disability Insurances (Short-Term and Long-Term)
  • Supplemental Life Insurances (Self, Spouse and Children)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • 401(k)
  • Sick Time, Vacation Time and Holidays
  • AMAZING HOTEL DISCOUNTS!

EEO/VET/DISABLED

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About this Employer

Hyatt Regency Lexington

401 West High Street
Lexington, KY 40507

(859) 253-1234

366 Room Hotel

www.hyatt.com

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Our Hotel

Only one mile away from the University of Kentucky and stops along the bourbon trail, the Hyatt Regency Lexington offers ease of access to numerous Lexington favorites. For our Wildcat fans, our hotel is connected to the ever-popular Rupp Arena which houses University of Kentucky basketball games, concerts, and more.

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor sun deck
  • Safe deposit boxes at front desk
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry and dry cleaning for a charge
  • Room Service