123 Elm Street, Miami, FL
33183, Cellular: (305) 444-4444,
CATERING MANAGER / COORDINATOR
Dynamic and accomplished catering and event-planning
professional with extensive experience in social and corporate
markets. Notable success in large-scale event planning,
preparation, logistics, and production. Client-centric approach;
exceptionally well-organized and practiced in conducting
business at the highest level of professionalism. Areas of
- Social Event Planning
- Staff Development/ Training
- Event Catering
- Special Events/ Invitation Design
- Recruitment/ Hiring
- Preparation/ Logistics
- Operations Management
- Performance Evaluation
- Vendor Negotiations
ABC HOTELS - Catering Sales Manager, Miami, FL,
Oversaw all aspects of high-profile/large-scale social and
corporate events. Served a diverse clientele, including social
clients, administrative assistants, business owners, show
producers, executive managers, and convention, wedding, and
meeting planners on events serving two to 2000 guests.
Cultivated new business through comprehensive site tours.
Prepared function space contracts; proposed menus based on
function type, size, and budget. Negotiated and contracted with
outside vendors, including florists, party rental companies,
temporary staffing companies, and audiovisual vendors.
Collaborated with chefs,
banquet managers, and convention leaders in planning and
execution of highly successful functions.
Developed floor plans and seating
assignments and designed tasteful decor.
Won several awards including Manager
of the Quarter in 20xx and Employee of the Month in 20xx.
BCD HOTEL -
Catering Service Manager, Miami, F, 20xx-20xx
Executed all catering operations with full P&L
responsibility for one of Miami's most sophisticated hotel.
Supervised a top-performing catering team of 100+. Met with all
clients and partnered with Chefs / banquet staff to ensure
seamless operations during all events. Provided valuable
expertise for event planning. Planned all buffet layouts and
room arrangements. Oversaw all financial details; managed
receipts, billing, and expenditures. Ordered supplies / banquet
equipment and negotiated best prices with vendors. Directed set
up of audio / visual equipment.
Drove revenue by helping to
create a full service business center.
Established best practices for
catering operations which are still in use today.
Purchased $80,000 in new linen for
the Banquet and Convention Service Department.
Helped develop a telephone patch
system for the convention service area.
areas for convention equipment and a highly effective
Played instrumental role in
developing a $4 million convention area with a
CDE CATERING -
Catering Operations Manager, Miami, FL,
Provided exceptional professional
coordination and event support for external clients, off-site
events, and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Coordinated staff
and oversaw multiple events, ensured all departments received
accurate operational instructions, and planned for execution.
Managed delivery schedules, outside vendor orders, and budget
requirements for the sales, operations, and culinary staff.
Monitored budgets in excess of
$200,000 associated with events, and ensured 10%
profitability margins were met.
Prepared written and oral
communications to lead weekly departmental operations
Utilized Reserve Interactive software
in the preparation of all event details and final event
Provided pre-event and post-event
financial support documentation, weekly budget forecasts,
and accrual reports.
Bachelor of Arts in Management & Marketing
XYZ COLLEGE, Miami, FL, 20xx
Associates of Applied Science in Hospitality Management
XYZ State Community College, Miami,