Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail is seeking a Director of Catering to join the Sales and Marketing Team. The deeply instilled Four Seasons culture is personified by its employees, people who share a single focus and are inspired to offer great service. Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is ranked FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.”
“The reason for our success is no secret. It comes down to one single principle that transcends time and geography, religion, and culture. It’s the Golden Rule – the simple idea that if you treat people well, the way you would like to be treated, they will do the same.” – Isadore Sharp, Founder and Chairman Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Join our Team
Work on a team that is built around adaptability & flexibility, service passion, professionalism, ethic for work integrity, communication, and teamwork.
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail has received the industry’s most sought-after accolades, including Forbes Four-Star rating for the Resort and Five-Star rating for the Spa. Located in the heart of Vail Village, the Resort offers 121 spacious, well-appointed guest rooms and suites; an award winning full-service spa; a renowned mountain steakhouse, Flame; and an exciting food and cocktail hotspot, The Remedy.
This position is responsible for monitoring the forecast and booking pace while driving the team to achieve results.
The Director of Catering is responsible for the supervision and overall responsibility of the Catering function. This includes maintaining and monitoring the accuracy and effectiveness of all written communication from Catering Manager and Catering Administrative Assistants. They will actively prospect and solicit, develop, and maintain local corporate catering accounts through telephone, personal sales calls, trade shows, and on-site entertainment. Finalize the requirements of personally booked catering events while maximizing revenue potential through up selling and ensuring effective communication both written and personal contact with all departments for the success of the event. This position will also supervise the execution of banquet events. The Director of Catering will be involved in hiring, disciplinary decisions, conduct performance evaluations and serve as a mentor for any Catering or Conference Services employee.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
•Excellent reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language
•3 to 5 years catering sales experience and/or related food and beverage experience required
• Previous experience managing a team
• College education or equivalent experience
• Must be able to communicate in English both verbal and written
• Successful candidate must possess legal work authorization in the United States
What to Expect:
• Be part of a cohesive team with opportunities to build a successful career with global potential
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance
• Holiday, vacation, and sick pay
• Winter Season Lifestyle Benefit that can be used towards one of the following:
Merchant Ski Pass; ECO Transit Bus Pass; Parking Pass; and Fitness Membership
• 401k participation with a company matching program
• Complimentary stays at Four Seasons worldwide (subject to availability)
• Free employee meals prepared by the culinary team
• Complimentary dry cleaning of employee uniforms
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