Banquet/Catering Manager

Job description

Position Summary

Manages and coordinates the catering operations for Kellogg Center Catering at the Stadium Tower and other MSU campus locations; manages and oversees the food service and set-up activities for catering events in order to ensure high quality service to all guests; prepares bills for catered events; plans, develops, and oversees implementation of training programs for catering staff; instructs and assists all catering staff in meal service, alcohol and non-alcoholic beverage services, and proper work methods and procedures; manages catering activities with the Catering Kitchen to ensure proper timing and smooth catering events; provides analysis in order to forecast and make recommendations for departmental strategic planning; assists with special projects; interviews, hires, schedules, trains, and evaluates the performance of all part-time team members; manages food & beverage supplies, equipment, and labor costs.  

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Hospitality Business, General Business, or a related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in banquet/catering service to include proper meal service techniques and protocol; special events and banquet services; food sanitation and safety procedures; alcoholic beverage service including application of State of Michigan sale and service regulations; food/beverage preparation and presentation; cost control and supervision; menu planning; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Experience managing catering events.

Required Application Materials


Cover Letter 

Work Hours

Variable hours including frequent evenings, weekends (including all MSU home football games), and holidays based on business demands.

Summary of Physical Demands

Lifting, carrying, and pushing/pulling up to 100 lbs and climbing.

Bidding eligibility ends on 7/17/2018 at 11:55PM    




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Posted: 7/11/2018
Application Due: 7/22/2018
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