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Director of CateringPhoenix Marriott Resort Tempe at the ButtesTempe, AZ
A property of: Columbia Sussex Corporation
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Job Description

The Phoenix Marriott Resort Tempe at the Buttes is currently seeking a dynamic, experienced and motivated individual for the position of Director of Catering. This candidate should demonstrate excellent organizational & communication skills; a strong proficiency in multi-tasking with hospitality sales experience essential. With over 35,000 sq.ft of flexible indoor/outdoor meeting space the Director of Catering is responsible for overseeing and directing the Catering team and working closely with associated departments, and will ensure that all goals are reached and standards are met for the department. Additional responsibility is to instill consistency of standards by generating revenue and promoting ideas on a daily basis to ensure and enhance guest’s experience.


Job Requirements

  • Understanding of pace and productivity as well as monthly forecasting and the annual budget process.
  • Optimize the catering mix of business and the use of historical data. 
  • Evaluating catering opportunities to maximize revenue and profitability while achieving customer expectations. 
  • Interview, hire, train, develop, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, and recommend
  • discipline and/or termination when appropriate of staff members. 
  • Assist in maintaining or exceeding budgeted sales and profits in all catering areas. 
  • Implement effective marketing plans for generating social and wedding revenues. 
  • Identify trends, research the competition's products, services and pricing and use to develop strategic business
  • plans. 
  • Optimize room rental charges. 
  • Experience selling to a variety of market segments. 
  • Consistently book repeat business by having a track record of long term client relationships.
  • Thorough knowledge of sales techniques including strong closing skills as well as negotiating skills. 
  • Comfortable with hotel site inspections and client presentations. 
  • Excellent creative skills to provide innovative set-ups, menus, and functions for groups. Ability to generate
  • creative and innovative menus while working closely with Chef on pricing specialty menus. 
  • Develop Action Plans
  • Excellent knowledge of computers, specifically CI/TY, Word and Excel.

Job Details

Mid level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Luxury
room Count:
251-500
location Type:
Resort

Perks

401(K)
Accommodation Subsidies
Company Discounts
Disability Insurance
Discounted Staff Meals
Family Medical Leave
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Health Insurance Benefits
Job Training
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
Vision Benefits
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Phoenix Marriott Resort Tempe at the Buttes
Marriott Phoenix Resort Tempe at The Buttes welcomes you with style,
substance and award-winning service. Our hotel is situated just three
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Address2000 W Westcourt Way, Tempe, AZ, 85282 View map
Property typeHotel 
classLuxury 
room Count251-500 
location TypeResort 
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