Job Description

Chartwells HE

  • We are hiring immediately for a Catering Intern position.
  • Location: 715 North Avenue New Rochelle, NY Note: online applications accepted only.
  • Schedule: To be determined based on class schedule and business needs.
  • Requirement: Working experience in Catering/Hospitality and related fields would be a plus!
  • Starting pay: $17.00 per hour.

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At over 300 colleges and universities around the country, Chartwells Higher Education is re-inventing the on-campus dining experience. We are challenging the norm and setting new standards by investing in high-tech, food-infused social spaces that bring people together to promote meaningful relationships and interactions. We are food-forward difference makers, bound together by a desire to feed hungry minds and prepare students for success.

We are seeking hungry, humble and smart associates who are looking to join and grow with a diverse organization. We invite you to start your career journey with us and look forward to hearing from you.

    General Description:

    The Catering Intern will work closely with the Senior Catering Manager at Iona Spellman to learn the intricacies of catering from both a sales and operations standpoint. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work directly with catering clients to coordinate the details of their events including but not limited to menu selections, tastings, linen rental, set up, and floral design. Additionally, in this role you will learn how to properly set up and execute events following the specific timeline and guidelines for each event. In order to thrive in this position, you must be able to provide great customer service to clients and guests, have a keen eye for attention to detail, be organized and have the ability to multitask in a fast-paced work environment.

    Qualifications for Catering/Event Planning Internship:

    • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

    • Customer service experience/knowledge

    • Must be undergraduate student

    • Availability to work evenings and weekends, if needed

    • Enjoy building relationships

    • Professional attitude and appearance

    • Ability to operate multiple computer programs and office equipment

    • Experience working with MAC’s and PC’s

    Interest in one or more of the following:

    • Sustainability

    • Farm to Fork

    • Quality Assurance

    • Current Catering Trends

    • Menu Development

    • Contract Food Service Management

    Job Responsibilities (May include any or all):

    • Aid in planning and organizing events

    • Assist with set up and break down of events, when needed

    • Complete safety training for proper lifting techniques

    • Assist the culinary team in developing custom menus for events

    • Work closely with vendor partners (I.E: rentals, florists, bakeries, etc.) in arranging services

    • Assist in staff scheduling

    • Marketing catering services both on and off campus

    • Assist with inventory management

    • Aid in staff training on catering standards

    • Assist in keeping staff motivated to provide the highest standard of service

    Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
    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. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act.

    Chartwells Higher Ed maintains a drug-free workplace.

    Req ID:1229263

    Chartwells HE

    Application Instructions

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