Catering Manager (Temp to Perm)

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Catering Manager (Temp to Perm)

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    Kate Field-Elsey

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    about 1 month ago

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First Choice are actively recruiting for a Catering Manager to join our reputable client based in Junction 41 Wakefield, to cover until approximately Christmas but with the possibility of a permanent role. The role holder will need to be self-motivated and organised and able to fully comply with all environmental health regulations and to work in a team to achieve this.

Key accountabilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of the in-house catering operation including food production, service, and delivery.

  • Coordinate with the Operations Manager to understand the event requirements and ensure their satisfaction.

  • Create and manage catering budgets, including cost control measures.

  • Train, and supervise catering staff, including chefs, servers, and support staff.

  • Develop menus and pricing strategies to meet client needs and maximize profitability.

  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations in the kitchen and during events.

  • Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment, and coordinate maintenance as needed.

  • Collaborate with other departments within the hotel to ensure seamless event execution.

  • Handle customer inquiries, complaints, and special requests in a professional manner.


- Previous experience in food production or catering management is required.
- Strong knowledge of kitchen operations and food safety regulations.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
- Proficient in computer software applications related to catering management.