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Cafe and Events Catering Manager - East london  

Vacancy Reference: CM6064
Vacancy Title:Cafe and Events Catering Manager - East london
The Company:
This exciting established coffee store brand concept with multiple sites offering a premium coffee and dining experience ( also has an alcohol license) and is set within contemporary and artistic surroundings. The site also caters for multiple functions and events for an average of 200 pax once or twice per week (Events are generally Monday to Friday ) and on rare occasions the events will cater for up to 700 pax. The food offering for events will mainly consist of bowl food, canapes and buffets The outlet offers both eat in and take away with the focus on healthy and nutritious eating.
Vacancy Description:

Responsibilities include:

Responsible to oversee the initial opening  operation together with the exec chef 

In charge of recruitment, team training & development (HR procedures)

Stock management: purchasing, wastage control, supplier liaison

Delivering large scale events and logistics

Staff Rotas and managing labour effectively 

 Figure reporting

Daily cashing up 

Due Diligence: Hygiene, Health & Safety, Fire Safety Records & Procedures

Management meetings

About you:

Passion for customer service /hospitality in  fast paced environment working within a multifaceted role of cafe and events manager 

The successful candidate will  have a proven background in dealing with the  logistics of large scale  event catering working within a customer facing capacity liaising with both the client and the exec chef to deliver seamless catering.

Min 24 months experience as a Cafe  Manager with events experience  level within a comparable / vibrant Retail recognised quality brand operation/ ( opening experience a distinct advantage) 

Strong all round skill set – man management, leadership, organisation, communication, attention to detail

Ability to manage & motivate a team, ensuring high standards of product quality & service

Business acumen – finance control, target driven  / sales driven, forecasting

Reliable & committed with intention to offer a long term commitment to next role

New launch experience

Salary & Benefits:
£35 - 45 k per annum

You will need to have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role, along with all the necessary supporting documents.

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