Job Title: Catering Manager

Location: Co Dublin

Salary: €50,000 – €58,000

Reference: MC1638

We are currently recruiting an experienced Catering Manager to be responsible for the overall culinary success of the on-site restaurant at this premium corporate client. This role will ensure that high quality food items are creatively well-prepared and presented in a cost-effective manner, meeting and/or exceeding the expectations of the client’s perceived value. Responsible for all financials, this role reports to the Operations Manager.

Overall responsibilities include:

  • Successful implementation of GP targets and monthly reporting to site manager and client Implementation of company policies for procurement, sustainability, carbon footprint, food quality and food development
  • Complete catering department/site walks and audits on food practices and HACCP
  • Attend bi-weekly operational and food calls and report updates
  • Responsible for successful operation and bedding in of new initiatives in regards to food, coffee innovation in technology etc
  • Site improvements: liaise with site FM and obtain updates on client activities and issues
  • Implement change programme where necessary
  • Work closely with the culinary team, contributing to the development and direction of client services
  • Motivate, train, develop and direct team to accomplish the objectives of the operation and maintain a positive relationship with the client
  • Work directly with the Culinary Director on new food development, food standards, costings, HACCP and Health & Safety

The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience as Catering Manager of a large client site with a proven track record of achieving all financial targets. Further candidate attributes include:

  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Professional, courteous, friendly manner with all colleagues and collaborators
  • Keen financial and commercial acumen
  • Genuine passion for cooking, good food and food trends
  • Sound time management skills
  • Excellent service standards with ability to train team in same

Benefits include pension and bonus. Send in your CV today to find out more on this role!