Catering Manager
at Balducci’s

Date Posted: 1/22/2020

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be a catering professional with a broad range of knowledge, experienced in providing great customer service,

high-quality product and financial results in a clean, well-organized environment directly and through their leadership of others. Strong visual merchandising skills as well as culinary and product knowledge are essential.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Meet or exceed sales budget by writing plans, managing the catering ordering process and ensuring catering production and delivery systems are in place and followed
  • Grow sales and client lists through activities including, but not limited to: cold calling, in person visits and mailings
  • Work with customers/clients to plan and execute events, including equipment and service needs
  • Deliver tastings and make sales presentations
  • Use catering database to understand, report and respond to sales trends
  • In-store consulting for special events and large catering orders
  • Work events on and off premise as needed
  • Coordinate catering needs with all store departments
  • Maintain relationships with existing customer base through follow-up phone calls, promotional food delivery, and daily order follow-up
  • Train and develop store catering associates
  • Computer skills a must

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

The ideal applicant will have a minimum of 3-5 years of catering and outside sales experience, possess excellent written and oral communication skills as well have the ability to provide superior customer service.  Previous catering management and supervisory experience a must.

Job Snapshot

About Us

IMMEDIATE HIRING for our upcoming Reston, Virginia location! Please send your resume to hr@balduccis.com or click on Jobs by Location above for a full list of openings.

What started as a produce stand run by "Pop" Balducci has now become a food powerhouse, with stores located in Maryland, Virginia, New York and Connecticut. Since 1916, our passion for food has driven us to scour the world, bringing our customers the ultimate indulgences, quality and service. We pride ourselves in having an Executive Chef at every location, ensuring the quality our customers have come to expect.

Balducci’s is more than a quality market, it is a destination for the food lover, the adventuresome pleasure-seeker who knows that eating is more than just a part of living life – it’s part of enjoying life.

In addition, Balducci’s offers these exceptional services:

Catering: We make our restaurant-caliber meals available for catering.

Team of Experts: The heart of our gourmet markets is our team of chefs, cheese professionals, butchers, fishmongers, pastry chefs and bakers.

Gift Baskets: For all of life's special occasions, celebrate with great food.

Fine Wines & Spirits: Select stores have a wide selection of wine, beer and liquor, giving our customers numerous options for upcoming occasions and events.

If you are looking for both a job and a great place to work and be proud of, we would like to interview you!

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