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Catering Service Manager

Elon, NC

  • Food Service

  • Salaried

Job Description

The catering Manager is responsible for developing and executing catering solutions to meet guests’ specific event needs. Facilitates the delivery of prepared food created from event-specific work orders.  Ensures catering operations comply with Harvest Table’s Executional Framework. Delivers consistent quality in planning and execution of events. Manages catering team to ensure quality in final presentation of food.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Client Relationships

Develops and maintains effective client and customer rapport for mutually beneficial business relationships. Demonstrates excellent customer service using Harvest Table’s standard model. Implements communication strategy as provided by marketing team in order to build catering revenue.

  • Financial Performance

Responsible for delivering on food and labor targets. Develops and executes strategies to achieve catering revenue forecasts.

  • Productivity

Responsible for executing catering events of varied size and scope, including staffing and management. Ensures accurate reporting of all catering-related revenue, expenses, and receivables. Coordinates activities with other departments as appropriate.

  • Compliance

Ensures compliance with Harvest Table’s food, occupational, and environmental safety policies in all culinary and kitchen operations. Complies with all applicable policies, rules, and regulations, including (but not limited to) those relating to safety, health, and wage and hour practices.


  • Requires at least 2 years’ of experience, including and prior experience in a management role.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

  • Financial acumen, creative problem solving, and customer savviness.

  • A strong value system, unquestioned integrity, and good listening skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

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Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At HTCG, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.



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