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Catering Sales Manager
Tre Dita
401 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois
Tre Dita hiring Catering Sales Manager in Chicago, IL

Tre Dita hiring Catering Sales Manager in Chicago, IL

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: May 19, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details
About US

Tre Dita, opening fall 2023 in the St Regis Chicago, will be led by award-winning Chef Evan Funke of the acclaimed Felix Trattoria, Mother Wolf and Funke, and will feature a "pasta lab" preparing fresh, handmade pasta daily, classic Italian steaks like bistecca Fiorentina

Overview

Tre Dita is Hiring Now: CATERING SALES MANAGER!

Lettuce Entertain You is looking for a CATERING SALES MANAGER with 2 years of catering sales experience in a restaurant environment. 

Lettuce is a culinary-driven company with a genuine commitment to our people: we welcome unique perspectives and nurture diverse talents at 100+ locations, supported by our Culture of Caring. If you’re ready to be a part of what we do next, then explore your possibilities at Lettuce! EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify

Some of Our Catering Sales Manager Benefits:

  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)
Responsibilities
  • Manage the restaurant’s catering and events to ensure an exceptional guest and employee experience
  • Develop and maintain a Lettuce client list using various techniques including but not limited to prospecting and cold calls
  • Develop and write catering proposals, contracts and event orders; schedule catering events in online system; respond to client and guest questions; and work toward achieving sales goals
  • Attend tastings and meetings, and collaborate with General Manager and Chef to develop catering menus
  • Cultivate and maintain a list of preferred vendors
  • Assist GM in managing costs, driving sales and growing the business in support of financial goals
  • Partner with GM and management team to interview, hire, onboard, train, supervise and develop all catering team employees as needed
  • Understand and assist as needed with in-house audio visual equipment as needed
  • Model and promote teamwork across all teams
  • Use tact and good judgment when dealing with challenges pertaining to guests, vendors and employees, and respond with patience and courtesy
  • Work a variety of days and shifts (including early mornings, late nights and weekends) at multiple sites with or without overnight travel, as needed
  • Move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds
Qualifications
  • 2+ years of catering sales management experience
  • Skilled in developing guest rapport

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Potential Bonuses


Required Skills

Catering Sales Experience

Prospecting

Cold Calling

Proposal Writing

Contract Negotiation

Event Planning

Menu Development

Vendor Management

Team Management

Financial Goal Setting

Audio Visual Equipment Knowledge

Customer Service

Problem Solving

Time Management

Physical Strength and Agility

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Part of Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Tre Dita, slated to open in fall 2023 in the St Regis Chicago, will be led by award-winning Chef Evan Funke of the acclaimed Felix Trattoria, Mother Wolf and Funke, all located in Los Angeles. The restaurant will feature a "pasta lab" preparing fresh, handmade pasta daily, classic Italian steaks like bistecca Fiorentina cooked at open-hearth wood fired grill and an extensive wine and craft cocktail list.

EOE. E-Verify.