Catering Manager - Somerset, NJ (Westwood)


: $43,450.00 - $63,420.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Hospitality - Food Services

Posted Date: Nov 27, 2019

Monday-Friday schedule!

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

With a marked focus on senior living, Unidine delivers custom culinary programs centered on diamond service, scratch cooking, and a holistic health & wellness approach to dining. We embrace culinary integrity and innovation to craft invigorating, nourishing, and memorable meals with high quality local, seasonal, and responsibly sourced ingredients and products. As a boutique food and dining management service, we specialize in tailored, creative solutions to serve discerning clients and their clientele nationwide.

Full time associates at Unidine are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Discount Marketplace
  • 401(k)
  • And other voluntary benefits
Job Summary

The Catering Manager establishes and maintains effective guest and client satisfaction through regular contact, active listening and timely addressing of issues or concerns. Overseeing all catering operations, this person will be responsible for strategically planning, creating and implementing strong customer menus and merchandising that drive customer satisfaction, volume and revenue.

Essential Functions and Key Tasks:

  • Hires team members for existing/anticipated position openings to meet authorized staffing needs and completes all hiring protocols on schedule.
  • Develops new team members through skills and standards training, coaching, and feedback.
  • Uses systems and training programs to provide a safe working environment.
  • Implement effective retail merchandising strategies and best practices to attract and retain customer base.
  • Achieve and exceed planned sales and profit levels through the implementation of creative and attractive dining choices.
  • Provide leadership to front of the house team members ensuring execution of all duties to guarantee a maximum quality customer dining experience in a quality work environment.
  • Provide expertise to client in the planning and execution of catered functions within the hospital or business dining segment.
  • Work collaboratively with Dining Services Director to generate and implement strategies to create a successful overall dining experience and exceed customer expectations.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group North America is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).


Associated topics: assistant general manager, assistant restaurant manager, bakery manager, deli manager, floor manager, gerente de cocina, grocery store manager, operations manager, produce manager, restaurant manager * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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