Tuesday , February 7 2023

Wcs Job Openings – Catering Lead

Website Wildlife Conservation Society

Job Description:

Ideal candidate must be highly driven, maintain a positive attitude while working in a fast paced environment. The Events and Catering Lead is responsible for running an event from start to finish, implementing event logistics, and managing and motivating a front of the house team. The Events and Catering Lead’s top priority will be to ensure a successful event that upholds WCS standards while adhering to WCS policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Complete event oversight to ensure a high level of service is delivered with consistency throughout pre-planning, load-in, service and break down
  • Supervise staff during all aspects of catered events to ensure high quality service standards and presentations are met
  • Reinforce first class service procedures and departmental standard operating procedures
  • Implement and follow sanitary and safety practices for handling of alcohol, general cleanliness and maintenance of equipment as required by NYDOH and WCS
  • Ability to move catering equipment and vendor related items ensuring proper safety standards within the department
  • Prepare daily staffing assignments, diagrams, and stations for front of the house service
  • Assist in coaching, training, development and supervision of all in house and outsourced staff, to assure success in coordinating flawless events
  • Work closely with Events and Catering Manager & Assistant Managers on all aspects of Events & Catering operations

Job Requirements:

  • Two to four years of experience in catering/banquet field, one year in a supervisory capacity
  • Must possess a general knowledge of food and beverage procedures, control, and administration as well as a complete awareness and ability to perform all catering positions
  • ServSafe, NYC Food Handler, ATAP, F-4 and BOH certification preferred

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must be able to work independently and/or other team members with limited supervision
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have full availability including day shift and night shift hours, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to work effectively under pressure, follow instructions and meet strict deadlines
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be reliable, neat, highly organized, and accurate
  • Must be proficiency in Microsoft office

Job Details:

Company: Wildlife Conservation Society

Vacancy Type:  Temporary

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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