Diligent Catering Sales Manager adept at applying solid understanding of the catering industry to meet client requests. Skilled at assemblling a carefully selected catering staff. Focused on ensuring the proper delivery and presentation of catered foods and beverages.
Â• Profound knowledge of catering sales and catering procedures Â• Ability to develop and implement marketing strategies to increase business Â• Solid understanding of profit and loss statements Â• Proficient in the use of accounting software and MS Office applications Â• Ability to manage inventories and handle billling issues Â• Excellent internal and external communications skills
November 2003 to August 2006 Crystal Blue Catering Â— Manchester, UK Catering Sales Manager Â• Maintained records of all catering projects. Â• Assisted with marketing and promotional efforts to attract new clients. Â• Hired catering staff, including temporary workers for larger projects. Â• Supervised the preparation of all catered food. Â• Worked with clients to review menu items and make allowances for dietary issues. Â• Ensured that basic sanitary procedures were followed. August 2006 to April 2011 Scenic Hotel & Resort Â— Manchester, UK Catering Sales Manager Â• Made arrangements for trunk rentals to transport food and supplies. Â• Arranged for equipment rentals for larger catered events. Â• Supervised all food preparation and cleaning activities. Â• Maintained updated list of pricing for catering services. Â• Actively solicited catering jobs from local businesses. Â• Identified potential clients and approved various promotional activities. May 2011 to Present Comfort Inn Â— Manchester, UK Catering Sales Manager Â• Assisted with promotional activities. Â• Met with clients to review all requested services and determine full cost. Â• Worked with clients to finalise event details and menu selection.
2003 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK Bachelor of Science, Hospitality Management