Director Of CateringHilton Garden Inn - BossierBossier City, LA
A property of: Dimension Development CompanyPosted 1 week ago

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Job Description

This is the job description for DIRECTOR OF CATERING

Job Title: Director of Catering
Department: Sales
Company: Dimension Development
Reports To: Director of Sales
Supervises: Catering Sales Manager, Convention Service Manager, Catering Administrative Assistant

Job Purpose: Generation of budgeted top line catering revenue for the hotel through revenue maximization and profit.

Job Responsibilities:
1. Lead, train & mentor catering staff including hiring, coaching development, performing evaluations,
disciplinary actions and terminations.
2. Develop marketing plans and evaluate trends to modify strategies that will enhance revenues effectively.
Assist in the production of annual hotel business plan.
3. Drive all catering revenues. Ensure the quarterly and annual revenue goals are achieved for the hotel.
4. Maintain a close working relationship with the Director of Food & Beverage, Chef and Banquet Manager.
5. Direct the catering sales effort to ensure revenue maximization with a working knowledge of food & beverage
compositions and an understanding of kitchen and banquet service procedures.
6. Ensure that hotel credit procedures and audit guidelines are followed.
7. Maintain good rapport with local civic groups and companies.
8. Ensure quality standards are met in areas of customer service and satisfaction.
9. Use leadership skills in Banquet Event Order Meetings, Pre- and Post-Conference Meetings, Sales Meetings,
etc.
10. Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills:
1. Have computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheet, and familiarity with brand specific property
Management System(s).
2. Exercise excellent communication, presentation, organization, time management and listening skills.
3. Use analytical skills for measuring business potential and value to the hotel.
4. Interact with all levels of customers and hotel management.

Job Qualifications:
Education: Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field
Experience: Minimum 3 years banquet or meeting planner experience, or the equivalent industry experience; OR,
an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Licenses/Certifications: None required

Management Activities:
X Interview, select and train associates
X Set and adjust associates' rates of pay and hours of work
X Direct the work of associates
X Appraise associates' productivity and efficiency for purpose of recommending promotions or other changes in
status
X Handle associate complaints
X Discipline associates
X Plan the work
X Determine the techniques to be used
X Apportion the work among associates
X Determine types of materials, supplies, machinery, equipment/tools used or merchandise to be bought, stocked
& sold
X Control the flow and distribution of materials or merchandise and supplies
X Provide for the safety and security of the employees or the property
X Plan and control the budget
X Monitor or implement legal compliance measures
X Customarily and regularly direct the work of at least 2 or more full-time associates or their equivalent (1 full-time
associate at 40 and 2 half-time associates at 20 hours each, are equivalent to 2 full-time associates).
X Authority to hire or fire other associates, or makes suggestions and recommendations as to the hiring, firing,
advancement, promotion or any other change of status of other associates are given particular weight.

Physical Requirements and working conditions:
Ability to speak and hear in English. Close and distance vision. Frequent sitting with some walking and standing. Frequently lifts/carries up to 10 lbs. Continual use of manual dexterity and gross motor skills with frequent use of bi-manual dexterity and fine motor skills. Continually works in normal office conditions and in close proximity to others.

Additional physical, visual and working requirements:
X Walk extended distances
X Able to work overtime and irregular hours

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when business need dictates.

Job Requirements

 

Job Details

Senior level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Midscale
room Count:
101-250
location Type:
Interstate

Values

Customer Service
Excellence
Growth
Passion
Performance
Quality
Teamwork

Perks

Dental Benefits
Disability Insurance
Health Insurance Benefits
Hotel Discounts
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Paid Time Off
Pet Insurance
Tuition Reimbursement
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Hilton Garden Inn - Bossier
Hilton Garden Inn - Bossiershow more
Address2015 Old Minden Road - Hilton, Bossier City, LA, 71111 View map
Property typeHotel 
classMidscale 
room Count101-250 
location TypeInterstate 

People (3)

Samuel CuevaVICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCESSamuel is responsible for the HR policies, procedures, benefits, compensation, and training, as well as serving as a consultant to our General Managers and hotel HR staff in all matters related to human resources. Samuel brings more than twenty five years of Human Resources experience in both hotel and corporate level positions with Hilton Hotels, Gaylord Entertainment, John Q. Hammons Hotels and Interstate Hotels & Resorts.
Tim HortonCOO – CHIEF OPERATING OFFICERTim has been a member of the Dimension team since 1992 when he joined our company as an Assistant General at one of our full service hotels in the Shreveport area. From there Tim has distinguished himself in all areas of hotel operations and advanced from General Manager to Area Manager to Regional Director. Most recently he served as Vice President of Operations for the Central Region and advanced to Chief Operating Officer in May 2013. Reporting to Tim are the regional vice presidents of operations and the head of sales & marketing. Tim is a graduate of the University of Alabama.
Sam J. FriedmanFOUNDER & CEOIn 1958, Sam Friedman obtained a B.S. degree from Louisiana State University. He went on to graduate from the LSU Law School in 1961. He also served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged as a Captain in 1963. In 1973, Sam Friedman who was then a practicing attorney in Natchitoches, LA, left his practice to develop and operate hotels. Since that time Sam has developed or participated in the development of more than 40 hotels and has acquired ownership and/or management of an additional 25 hotels over his development career. Mr. Friedman formed Dimension Development Company in 1988 to develop extended stay hotels and has since grown his company to where today Dimension owns and/or manages 51 hotels in 13 states with hotels being Hilton, Marriott and IHG hotel brands. Sam has served as President of the International Association of Holiday Inns and continues to serve as the longstanding Chairman of the Homewood Suites Franchise Advisory Board. Mr. Friedman is the Principal Managing Partner and Asset Manager for The Roosevelt, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New Orleans. Dimension redeveloped this hotel at a budgeted cost of 150 million dollars from the former Fairmont Hotel New Orleans following the significant damage that closed the hotel after the impact of Hurricane Katrina. Dimension also recently completed a major renovation of the Inter Continental Hotel also in New Orleans. Formerly Mr. Friedman served as Chairman of the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors and currently is a member of both the LSU Alumni Board and the LSU Foundation. Sam has played significant roles in the development of Holiday Inn, Residence Inn and Homewood Suites as franchised hotel brands. Sam resides in Natchitoches, LA, with his spouse Edwina Friedman.

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Reputation of SuccessDimension has earned a reputation of success by sticking with a few, basic principles: Be affiliated with great brands! Recruit and retain great people! Continuously improve! We've built a winning tradition by: Selecting winning development sites and capitalizing on well-timed acquisitions; Working with a winning combination of leading lenders, architects, contractors, and vendor-partners; Maintaining a geographically diversified portfolio of superior hotel product concepts.
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