at Compass Group, North America in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Flik Hospitality Group

Salary: $90000 / year

What makes FLIK click

What makes FLIK click? Our people. The decisions, actions and attitudes of our associates earn the trust and loyalty of our clients every day. We know how to pick them and we know how to grow them. It starts with hiring people who share our passion for food and hospitality. Once we find the right talent, we encourage, value and recognize their contributions.

We keep our people renewed, excited and engaged by providing hands-on training and educating them about the latest trends. We give them a stake in successfully raising the bar. Our people love what they do and they love sharing their passion. Join our team and see the FLIK difference. Where a job isn’t merely a job but the start of a career where you can flourish.

Job Summary

Working as a Catering Director, you have the responsibility for Catering and Events. You will manage a team of staff, build client relations, along with ensuring the catering offered to our guests is of outstanding quality.

Schedule: 8:00am- Close

Rotating Weekends (When Needed)

Key Responsibilities:

+ Administrative and Conference Catering:

+ This position requires use of a radio.

+ MyStaff labor management.

+ Post Weekly Catering/Pantry/Houseman Schedule in MyStaff on Wednesdays before Noon and communicate the schedule with Office Manager and General Manager.

+ Includes: Scheduled breaks | 30min and 15mins.

+ Includes: temporary team member requests.

+ Lead catering pre-shift daily with Captains and Admin.

+ Ensure catering staff is compliant with uniforms and radios.

+ Ensure Side Work is being completed and signed off on.

+ Ensure all client emails are take care of in a timely manner, responsible for communicating in regards to client emails and pop-ups after 2:30 pm.

+ PM Admin can assist in communicating assignments over the radio.

+ Ensure all set-ups are correct and properly labeled with dietary restrictions, if any.

+ Assist team with lunch services and/or beverage set-ups.

+ Maintaining an organized schedule to report room checks in a timely manner to Catering Administration.

+ Receptions and Special Events:

+ Host the daily 1:00pm Operations Meeting with Culinary and Captain ( Cover Events 72 hours out)

+ Present completed pull list at Ops meeting at least 24 hours in advance. Adjust pull sheet to include liquor/rentals/special notes for each reception.

+ Ensure Event Packets are complete with Team Member Assignments, Consumption Sheets and BEO that includes matching signage.

+ Place all Binny’s and Hall’s orders for catering. | Maintain liquor inventory.

+ Order all Hall’s rentals for catering and arrange rental pick-ups.

+ Send Office Manager a copy of sign-up sheet to update end times for the day.

+ End of Day Report:

+ Final room checks before the end of the day. List rooms that are pre-set and need to be cleared.

+ EMS – Manage Service Updates- List service discrepancies and solutions.

+ Provide Consumption/Sign-up Sheets to Admin, Office Manager and GM post event

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s Degree is required in Hospitality or Culinary Arts

+ Minimum of 5 years of experience in the hospitality industry including 2 years in management (preferably Catering Management) is required

+ Booking, selecting and costing menu items, pricing contracts, and resourcing temporary help and equipment experience is key

+ The ability to supervise food preparation, service, and cleanup is also essential

Apply to Flik today!

Flik 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)

Flik maintains a drug-free workplace.

Associates at Flik Hospitality 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: 1163123

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Job Posting: JC235414400

Posted On: Mar 02, 2023

Updated On: Jul 01, 2023

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