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Corporate Director of Catering
Property Name
Stanford Hotels
Job Title
Corporate Director of Catering
City
San Francisco
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
Yes
Bonus Pay
No
Accommodation
No
Industry
Hotel/Resort
Position Categories
Administration

Stanford's Corporate Culture


Stanford Hotels Corporation is a mid-size, owner-operated company that specializes in the development and management of high quality, full service hotels using a variety of franchise brands. The corporate office is located in San Francisco; however, Stanford Hotels has 13 properties throughout the U.S. comprising three top global brands including Marriott, Starwood and Hilton.

Our goal is to be the "Best of the Brand." Since 1985, Stanford Hotels Corporation believes that high-quality properties, exceptional customer satisfaction, and engaged employees set Stanford Hotels apart from the rest.

Job Description


Stanford Hotels Corporation is seeking an experienced Catering professional to join their team as their Corporate Director of Catering! The Corporate Director of Catering will provide oversight and direction to the Catering & Event Services teams located at Stanford's properties throughout the US. The individual will ensure optimal performance, profitability, revenue generation and guest satisfaction at all of the properties. This will necessitate extensive travel.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Support, train and collaborate with hotel management in the hiring of all catering personnel
  • Provide motivation, leadership and mentoring to Directors of Catering to ensure we maintain highest possible levels of employee morale and productivity
  • Audit business development production solicits from various channels such as tradeshows, sales calls and prospecting and networking
  • Assist in development of revenue goals for each hotel as determined by the budget and future needs of the property
  • Work with Corporate support to increase visibility and promotional value of properties as a social media venue
  • Conduct informational tours of the competitive set
  • Attend hotel and trade events as designated by the market and subject matter
  • Review Catering menus, offerings and bi annual competitive analysis and offerings
  • Collaborate with Director of Sales and develop annual Catering marketing plans
  • Maintain accurate information in Delphi and Profit Sage
  • Monitor group resumes, pre and post convention meetings to ensure customer has a voice in our future developments in the Catering discipline
  • Review space utilization report from Delphi and provide direction regarding free sell and pricing strategies to maximize revenue
  • Adapt style for market conditions and types of properties
  • Engage Sales & Catering teams to create new revenue opportunities
  • Work in conjunction with brand for marketing promotions and events through the brands and website
  • Develop relationship with entities such as Wedding Wire, Events etc., local venues, and vendors

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 5 years prior experience working as a Corporate Director of Catering, Regional Director of Catering or Multi Property Catering
  • Bachelors Degree (Preferred)
  • Experience with Delphi
  • Customer service focused
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to details, organized, disciplined and personally accountable

Job Requirements