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Sample Catering Manager Resume


I am looking for a great opportunity to work as a Catering Director to showcase my skills, passion, and creative abilities in the catering/hospitality industry with a reputable company.


  • Excellent management skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Positive and winning attitude
  • Ability to take responsibilities such as direction, supervision, organization, coordination, etc.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Proficient with computer, MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, Publisher, Power Point and Internet
  • Excels in creativity and event design
  • Able to carry out sales and marketing plans to improve profits
  • Goal Oriented

  • Experience

    Atlanta Taste Catering and Event (2008 - Present)

    Corporate Sales
  • Menu development
  • Marketing development
  • Facility relationship builder
  • Network at Metro CVB's, local Chambers of Commerce and industry related events.
  • Event set-up and execution
  • Directed sales meetings, and follow ups

  • Culinary Expressions Catering and Events (1985-2004)

  • Sales- generated million dollar catering sales, directed sales team, retained clients, created sales tools, inside and outside sales history
  • Kitchen Manager- developed menus, purchasing, menu implementation, created job descriptions, sanitation, head cook for 18 years
  • Operations- created Standard Operating Procedures for all warehouse duties, created event equipment lists, detail sheets, and job descriptions

  • CED Food services (2004-2008)

    Director of On-premise Catering & Sales
  • Head of Sales for on-site banquet facility, director of events, wedding coordinator, wedding director for rehearsal, and day of events
  • Organized and executed bi-annual Bridal Showcases with 30+ vendors, door prizes, fashion show, tasting rooms, etc.
  • Toured facility, created estimates, proposals, and contracts for clients
  • Managed events, created time lines, directed all aspects of weddings
  • Hired, trained and managed all event staff
  • Developed corporate and social clients
  • Developed Wedding packages with tiered pricing
  • Network at industry related events, CVB'S, and Chambers of Commerce
  • Managed event set-up and execution

  • Education

    Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pa.
    Majored in Art Education