• Catering Coordinator- Higher Education (18 Month Contract)

    Location CA-ON-Ottawa
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/10/2018 5:20 PM)
    Food Services
  • Overview

    Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world's leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.ca


    Reporting to the Catering Manager, the Catering Coordinator is responsible for the management and execution of each day to day catering event/ function from beginning to end for Aramark operations at Carleton University in Ottawa. 


    Please note that this is a contract opportunity that's expected to last 18 months. 


    • Ensures all contractual obligations of contract are met
    • Supports Catering Manager at client meetings in determining floor plans, rentals and staffing
    • Responsible for execution of functions
    • Resolves customer concerns in a timely manner
    • Supports meetings with the Catering Chef to plan menus for clients, special events
    • Recruits staff and oversees staff training
    • Conducts hourly Performance Reviews with assistance from Banquet Captain
    • Manages hourly staff and provides leadership
    • Sets staff work schedules and monitors staff performance
    • Manages progressive disciplinary process with assistance from Manager
    • Supports inventory process
    • Ensures proper cash handling procedures are followed
    • Supports Marketing initiatives
    • Verifies payroll
    • Maintains vehicle inspection reports
    • Ensures adherence to Aramark’s Policies and Procedures
    • Ensures adherence to Aramark’s Health and Safety Policy
    • Conducts weekly meetings with Catering Team


    • Completion of College hospitality or food and beverage program
    • 2-4  years experience in the Hospitality industry- including supervisory experience
    • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Smart Serv certified
    • Ability to lift 50lbs and push 100lbs
    • Valid driver’s license a requirement
    • Excellent  customer service skills
    • Ability to multi task and prioritize to provide direction
    • Flexible Schedule Required – may involve some nights and weekends


    Please note all candidates considered for hire will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

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