Catering General Manager
Our award-winning, growing Seacoast NH catering company is seeking an experienced hands-on General Manager to provide business management and organizational leadership for the six distinct facets of our company, including 5-star catering for a rapidly expanding list of corporate customers and personal events; aviation/in-flight catering for military personnel and private charters; "Air Side Café" a kiosk at the Portsmouth International Airport; our food truck, “The Daily Press”; “What-A-Crock,” a gourmet take-out soup restaurant and The South End Yacht Club.
This position is an exciting career opportunity for the right individual, who should have a strong desire to provide an outstanding food experience for our wide variety of customers as well as enjoyable work experience for our staff.
In addition to managing our overall operations, this position will perform staff management, expense control, menu selection, oversee food preparation and quality, develop a positive working relationship with our customers, and explore business opportunities to grow.
· Operations experience, particularly in a multi-functional foodservice business;
· Proven leadership skills with an understanding of the importance of team building and development;
· Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making skills
· Ability to think quickly, work in stressful situations, and stay calm in a crisis;
· Customer-focused with clear communication skills;
· Computer skills and aptitude to make the most of technology in the workplace;
· Physical ability to stand for extended periods and to lift to 50 pounds; and
· Culinary background is highly desired.
We provide a challenging work environment, a competitive salary with profit sharing, a generous benefits package including paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick time, employee health insurance, and a 401K plan in an air-conditioned facility.
If you are passionate about food and people and value an active work environment, autonomy, creativity, and professional growth, we would love to talk with you. Please be aware that this job does require a security clearance, including a thorough background check and drug screen.