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Catering Manager

Posted June 10, 2022

Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
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About This Job

Overview

The ideal candidate will be passionate about social event planning and committed to educating themselves on current food & beverage trends.  

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 but not necessary!

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

Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria

801 North Saint Asaph Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

(703) 836-4700

247 Room All Suite

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Blend timeless classics with modern amenities at Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria. With a prime location in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, our hotel places you near King Street and the vibrant waterfront. Find museums, boutiques and world-class restaurants within walking distance. Easily travel to and from the Reagan National Airport via the hotel's complimentary shuttle. After exploring the historical sights in Alexandria, join us at our on-site restaurant, Finn and Hoof Bar and Grill, serving American favorites made with locally sourced ingredients. Recharge in a spacious hotel suite with complimentary Wi-Fi and separate areas to work and relax. Sleep on a plush bed topped with crisp linens and fluffy pillows before your next adventure. Whether you're in town for business or leisure, let Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria redefine your expectations.