Job Description

Wolfgang Puck Catering

The nation's most innovative catering organization Wolfgang Puck Catering is seeking a Catering Coordinator. 


Our diverse team is open-minded and curious about our clients & passionate in the celebration of life through good food and welcoming hospitality. We curate company and partner resources to bring our client’s vision to life. We seek to cultivate the next generation of talent, purveyors and partnerships. 
 

The dynamic candidate will have an outstanding background in hospitality catering management with proven track record to lead & empower, while enjoying working with creative, cross-functional organization to spark innovations and services. Our ultimate goal is to develop mentoring and career building opportunities through a talent pipeline that allows us to promote from within.

 

“I can have the best food, but if we don’t have good people, it won’t get you very far” - Wolfgang Puc

Job Summary

As a Catering Coordinator, you will hold duties related to sales/marketing, administration, and coordination for on and off premise catering events.  The position entails a need for excellent attention to detail and communication skills; ability to multi-task on a variety of projects simultaneously, accurate distribution of pertinent information both internally to all departments as well as to clients and related vendors. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inputs and maintains all reserve data for all events including inquiries, tentative and definite. Details function sheets with equipment needs and rental orders.
  • Creates captain’s packets for each event including staff sheets, equipment pulls, beverage pulls, signage, expo sheets, etc. as needed and assures that captains are in receipt of packet.
  • Creates buffet signage and printed menus as required for each event.
  • Assembles and performs upkeep of organized event files including all correspondence, orders, invoices, payments, proposals, function sheets, etc.
  • Processes certificate of insurance requests.
  • Intakes inquiries including all pertinent event information client contact, date, time, format, number of guests, location, etc.
  • Prepares proposals for events and submits staff requisitions.
  • Supports sales initiatives through research, marketing interface, communications and sourcing
  • Works with marketing department on materials and promotions.
  • Assists with client walkthroughs of venue spaces and provides on-site sales representation at events as scheduled.
  • Receives and processes all deposits.
  • Reviews reserve financial entry to assure accurately forecasted and communicates with accounting on any needs, clarification, etc.
  • Prepares final event invoicing and expense reports on a monthly basis.
  • Assists in scheduling meetings, appointments, travel, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Experience in dining, catering and/or events.
  • Experience in restaurants, hotels, corporate dining, education, military, health care, and/or related food service operations.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule as the business demands.
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and organization skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality or Marketing is preferred.

Apply to Wolfgang Puck today!

Wolfgang Puck Catering is a member of Compass Group USA

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)

 

Associates at Wolfgang Puck Catering are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 971324

Wolfgang Puck Catering 

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