Published: March 1, 2018
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Chef / Catering Manager

Our client, a gourmet kitchen and food delivery service, is seeking a Chef / Catering Manager to support the Executive Chef at their Long Island location. The Chef will provide backup to the Executive Chef on the day to day preparation of food and supervising of all catering events. This role will work in the Kitchen as needed, in addition to overseeing the delivery of the food to the event and overseeing the event.  The position is in Long Island with some trips to New York City for events.

Primary Responsibilities of a Catering Manager:

  • Responsible for supporting the Lead Executive Chef on the day to day running of the Kitchen in support of catering events
  • Plan menus in consultation with the chef
  • Order and prepare foods and coordinate the logistics of events
  • Support the Executive Chef on the cooking and plating of foods
  • Coordinate in-house tastings
  • Provide backup to Chef on tracking of inventory
  • Ensure highest quality of food delivery and service
  • Monitor the quality of the food and service while maintaining a high level of quality within budget, hygiene, and customer satisfaction
  • Supervise all catering events
  • Coordinate with client, kitchen, marketing, on all aspects of delivering best in class service
  • Ensure client satisfaction is at a high standard
  • Ensure that health and safety regulations are observed, and recorded

A successful Catering Manager will have:

  • 3+ years’ experience as a junior Chef
  • Experience as a Catering Manager is ideal within a gourmet kitchen / food delivery type environment
  • Knowledge of food hygiene, and food preparation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage in a fast pace, deadline environment with a focus on high level of customer service
  • Strong Relationship and motivational skills
  • Degree in Catering/Culinary Management or similar qualifications


Executive Chef / Sous Chef / Production Cook / Line Cook / Catering Sales Manager / Catering Service Manager / Event Sales Manager / Banquet Manager / Food Service Manager

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