Mamaleh’s Delicatessen – Catering and Events Manager

The Catering & Events Manager at Mamaleh’s is in charge of the logistics behind the department – they will answer potential inquiries, propose menus, interact with clients to confirm details, and facilitate orders from inception to follow-up. They will work on building the business – making connections with local companies, offices and organizations, dispersing information about their menus, facility and capabilities, and solidifying repeat business. They will coordinate with the chefs, and with the front of house staff to ensure catering jobs are planned for properly, and go out correctly with the appropriate packaging and that on-site events are communicated to the Kitchen and Manager on duty in such a way that they can schedule staff appropriately and seamlessly execute events.

The Catering & Events Manager hired at this time, October 2019, will be tasked with working to improve the current systems in place. They will need to think through the relationship between their department, and various stakeholders to improve and expand the business. There will be an expectation of this person to work with ownership to troubleshoot the issues and take the lead on exploring ideas and proposing / implementing improved systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Catering
  • Regular pickup/delivery orders
  • EZ Cater
  • Off-Site Catered Event
  • Holiday catering
  • Delivery scheduling
  • Onsite Private Events
  • Onsite Hosted Events, ie. ticketed Shabbat or other special dinners, book signings, screenings, special events, etc
  • Classes and the associated Eventbrites and organization
  • Pop Ups
  • Non-Profit Events
  • Oversee part time assistant to the department

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 2 years experience in catering and event planning
  • Experience in sales and marketing
  • Highly Organized
  • Self Motivated
  • People-person with strong interpersonal skills
  • Passionate
  • Problem Solver
  • Decision maker

NOT REQUIRED, BUT HELPFUL

Familiarity with Jewish Culture and Cuisine

Benefits available to you include:

  • Paid vacation! Up to 10 days in your first year with annual increases
  • Health insurance – After 60 days of employment, you become eligible to enroll in health insurance, which will take effect on your 90th day of employment, 50% paid by company
  • A matched simple IRA retirement plan to help you invest in your future – and you can take it with you when you leave! Any employee that has been with us for one year and has made at least $500 in that calendar year, is eligible to participate
  • Company paid short term and long term disability insurance
  • A 50% discount at all our restaurants the moment you start!
  • Discounted parking (and coming soon, transit passes)
  • Discount towards gym membership
  • Perks at Work is an exclusive employee discount program for services and products. If you choose to enroll – you will receive access to hundreds of promotions as well as have the opportunity to opt in to weekly updates from Perks at Work via email
  • Community volunteer opportunities and charitable donations
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