Responsible to the Director of Dining Services for all aspects of our catering operation. This includes but not limited to employee supervision, event coordination, sales, and menu planning.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Guide customers through the whole process of planning the catering for their event.
Hire, schedule, and train staff for catering events.
Assist Senior Events Coordinator with work-study and high school students scheduling and training.
Supervise kitchen operations for events.
Work with kitchen staff on developing recipes.
Assist in writing the menu.
Assist catering coordinators and kitchen staff w/ extra work when necessary
Develop cleaning schedules and procedures.
Manage all invoicing, accounts receivable, and financial reports.
Develop and maintain marketing strategies through email, social media, etc.
Assist with Central Market, Fred’s, or Café events when necessary.
Must be organized and detail-oriented.
Requires the ability to be flexible and adaptable to change.
Shift hours may vary, including evenings, weekends, and college closure periods.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, in food service or related field, plus a minimum of 2 years effective experience preferred.
Ability to lift, pull or push up to 50 pounds and have a valid driver’s license.
About Central College
Founded in 1853, Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, residential four-year liberal arts college known for its academic rigor and strength in global experiential learning, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), sustainability education, athletics success and tradition, and leadership and service. Central continues to value its long-standing relationship with the Reformed Church in America. The college participates in NCAA Division III athletics and is a member of the American Rivers Conference. Central is an active part of the Greater Des Moines region and just minutes from Lake Red Rock, Iowa's largest lake.