Catering Manager – Bellville, Cape Town

Western Cape, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Duties ’ Responsibilities

Take full responsibility and management of the unit
Need to be able to work in a demanding environment.
Setting and management of service delivery standards
Lead, motivate, train and develop a team of staff
Implement and maintain operational controls in line within budgetary requirements
Ensure quality of food preparation, presentation and service is up to standard by meeting all quality star grading standards in all areas of responsibility as per grading checklist
Ensure all policies and procedures are complied with
Daily HR and IR issues (including training, development ’ performance management)
Analyse and pre-empt client needs and possible complaints
Take responsibility for all functions by organising, preparing ’ co-ordinating.
Management of all administration, finances, debtors, budgets, etc.
Process paperwork and compile ’ understand weekly ’ monthly P ’ L
Relationship building with the client and customers on a daily basis (essential)
Must be able to work long hours and over weekends should there be a need
Stay abreast of latest food trends and best practices

Skills and Competencies

Strong judgement and problem solving skills
Excellent people skills
Strong interpersonal and communicative skills (verbal and written)
Flexibility with regards to working hours
Attention to detail
Client service orientated
Business management principles
Fully computer literate
Excellent food skills


Relevant Tertiary Qualification would be an added advantage
Preferably own vehicle would be an added advantage