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Posted: Sunday, March 5, 2017 12:19 PM

Job Description:/h3:
CulinArt Group is preparing for another year of substantial growth.
We are looking for career oriented qualified food service professionals in the Pittsburgh, PA area.
We currently seek a Director of Catering for one of our higher education accounts. The ideal candidate will share in our belief in the quality value of delivering superior hospitality to our clients.
The successful candidate will effectively plan events and meetings from start to finish while keeping the customers and operation in mind by maximizing space and generating monthly metrics. Confer with customers and team members in all phases of their meeting/conference to ensure complete customer satisfaction. Maintain excellent relationships with the client and their guests, as well as other departments within the operations. Additional responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
:Work directly with the Food Service Director to ensure all catering menu proposals are presented to the client accurately and effectively
:Be able to adjust schedule to meet business demands
:Strong knowledge of how catering events operate, buffet service, high:end cocktail events and plated table service.
:Manage on:the:floor activities, confers with customers, service staff both on:site union and agency wait staff teams.
:Hire, train and schedule catering associates and is actively involved in the development of existing associates in service techniques, menu presentation, policies, and procedures
:Menu development and marketing functions as they relate to the catering department
:Strive to make constant improvements in the event operation : research alternative products of either higher quality or lower cost review, propose new display wares, beverage recipes, menu items to chef / initiate seasonal offerings; improve standards of service and event operation design
:Book, select and cost menu items, pricing contracts, and resourcing temporary help and equipment experience is key
Our comprehensive benefits package includes: competitive salaries, comprehensive health benefits, life insurance and a company:matched 401K retirement plan.
3:5 years of experience in the hospitality industry including 2 years of supervisory experience : corporate or higher educational environment preferred
The ability to plan, oversee and execute events with emphasis on detail
Outstanding communication and organizational skills
Must have knowledge of exquisite food presentation, to perfectly match the mood, setting and overall ambiance of each event
Possess knowledge of current food trends
Strong computer skills : MS Office. Catertrax a plus
Must posses strong organizational and interpersonal skills with a strong ability to multi:task as well
Must have strong customer relation skills and be team oriented
Must be able to write menu proposals in consultation with chefs
Prepare and monitor budgets; financial targets and forecasts
The ability to supervise food preparation, service and clean up is also essential.
Maintain local clients database and build and maintain relationship with vendors
Ensure all safety and sanitation procedures are followed in compliance with NYC health code and HACCP
Company Description:/h3:
Our goal is to be the industry leader in providing the highest quality dining service to our clients and customers while striving to provide maximum career opportunities for our team members. Our success lies in our ability not merely to adapt but to revitalize and transform our services continually, pioneering the cutting:edge and unconventional.

In the on:site industry, whether corporate, educational, or leisure, it is our boutique approach to restaurant:style retail dining programs that distinguishes us from the competition. In the field of social catering, we are at the pinnacle of premier caterers.

CulinArts extremely diverse client portfolio affords great opportunities for care


• Location: Pittsburgh

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