Director of Catering
Property Name:
Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables
Job Title: 
Director of Catering
Location: 
Florida-Miami
Company Name: 
City: 
Coral Gables
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
 
Delivering hospitality, creating value... every customer, every time is our guarantee not only to our external guests, but to our team members. At Davidson, we know that is the people who operate our hotels that make the difference between average and exceptional performance. Our goal is to recruit, hire, train, support and retain the best hotel team members in the industry. We seek motivated team members who have a passion for service, know how to have fun and desire to provide legendary service. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical, and 401k retirement plan. When you join Davidson Hotels & Resorts, you become family. Join us today!
Company Info

Delivering Hospitality, Creating Value, Every Customer, Every Time

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team!

Established in 1974, Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a leader in the hospitality industry and a rapidly growing hotel company. We offer full service hospitality management, development, acquisition, accounting, and consulting expertise for the lodging industry. Our portfolio of hotels is focused on 3 and 4 star properties such as Hilton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Renaissance, Marriott, Westin, Sheraton, Hyatt Regency, and impressive Independent and Select Service Hotels.

Property Info

The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables is an upscale, boutique hotel located just steps from Miami's famed Miracle Mile. We provide personal, instinctive and renewing service to our guests in our beautifully appointed hotel with 157 guest rooms and 22,000 square feet of meeting space.

Position Info

The Director of Catering & Convention Services is responsible for coordinating catering sales by establishing markets, goals and advertising techniques; coordinating with the Director of Sales to ensure profitable bookings; manage pricing policy of the property, ensuring proper payments for services rendered; developing and maintaining solicitation responsibilities; reviewing catering contracts; selecting, training and developing Team Members.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
• 5+ years catering experience, hotels preferred.
• Highly developed business communication and negotiation skills, both verbal and written.
• Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM systems.
• Able to execute a Sales and Marketing Plan to enhance revenue.
• Creativity in designing events and menus in conjunction with the culinary department to maximize operating profit.
• Strong time management skills.
• Previous experience leading and directing a team.
• Confident and professional appearance.

EOE/AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test, background check, and job assessment required.
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