Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Catering Sales Manager

Location US-IL-Chicago
ID 2024-1194
Category
Restaurant Management
Position Type
Full-Time
Location
Miru
Salary Range
USD $60,000.00 - USD $100,000.00 /Yr.

Miru

About US

Miru, Japanese for view, is located on the 11th floor of the St. Regis Chicago, with a menu featuring sushi, sashimi and raw selections from the sushi bar, complimented by sharable dishes like tempura, skewers and fried rice, as well as a robust wagyu and seafood section.

Overview

Miru is Hiring Now: CATERING SALES MANAGER!

Lettuce Entertain You is looking for a CATERING SALES MANAGER with 2 years of catering sales experience in a restaurant environment. 

Lettuce is a culinary-driven company with a genuine commitment to our people: we welcome unique perspectives and nurture diverse talents at 100+ locations, supported by our Culture of Caring. If you’re ready to be a part of what we do next, then explore your possibilities at Lettuce! EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify

Some of Our Catering Sales Manager Benefits:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)

Responsibilities

  • Manage the restaurant’s catering and events to ensure an exceptional guest and employee experience
  • Develop and maintain a Lettuce client list using various techniques including but not limited to prospecting and cold calls
  • Develop and write catering proposals, contracts and event orders; schedule catering events in online system; respond to client and guest questions; and work toward achieving sales goals
  • Attend tastings and meetings, and collaborate with General Manager and Chef to develop catering menus
  • Cultivate and maintain a list of preferred vendors
  • Assist GM in managing costs, driving sales and growing the business in support of financial goals
  • Partner with GM and management team to interview, hire, onboard, train, supervise and develop all catering team employees as needed
  • Understand and assist as needed with in-house audio visual equipment as needed
  • Model and promote teamwork across all teams
  • Use tact and good judgment when dealing with challenges pertaining to guests, vendors and employees, and respond with patience and courtesy
  • Work a variety of days and shifts (including early mornings, late nights and weekends) at multiple sites with or without overnight travel, as needed
  • Move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of catering sales management experience
  • Skilled in developing guest rapport

Salary Range

USD $60,000.00 - USD $100,000.00 /Yr.

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