Job Posting for Catering Sales Manager at Saladelia Catering
About Our Company
ILILI Hospitality is the parent company of both Saladelia Café & Catering and The Mad Hatter’s Café & Bakeshop, serving the Triangle area since 1988 and consistently voted Best in the Triangle for our food and baked goods. We have several locations across Durham and Chapel Hill as well as off-site catering and private meeting and dining space.
About This Position
The Catering Sales Manager is responsible for the overall operations of the catering department. This includes managing a catering facility during an event, overseeing event preparation beforehand as well as the breakdown afterwards. Catering Sales Manager builds client relationships, ensures their events are successful, follows up with client feedback to improve catering processes, and maintains employee and vendor relations to run a successful catering facility.
Management and Leadership Responsibilities
Ensure catering operations connect with the ilili Hospitality Group procedures. Deliver consistent quality in planning and execution of events.
Oversee the schedule and management of the Drivers.
Coordinate all logistics, staffing, in-house equipment, rental equipment, pick up of Mad Hatter’s menu items, all in accordance with the rules and regulations of each venue.
Make deliveries when applicable (slow, off weeks, driver shortages)
Participate in events as appropriate or as directed, especially for large or detailed events.
Make seasonal adjustments to staffing, production, etc. to take full advantage of optimizing seasonal opportunities.
Assistant with any other tasks as needed.
1 year of experience with Caterease software (preferred)
Must have at least 2 years of catering experience
Must have prior experience in a management role
Must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience