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A catering coordinator’s contribution to an event cannot be overstated. The responsibility of planning and coordinating numerous event logistical elements takes grit, organization, and passion. 

Finding a catering coordinator begins with drafting an eye-catching job description that will make candidates excited to apply. In hiring a catering coordinator, it is important to highlight the integral role that this person will have in your company. Job seekers must be able to picture themselves working for your company through the details provided in the job description. Clearly defined requirements and responsibilities will help make a job posting stand out. Aside from a list of tasks, make sure to include details about prospective events and benefits that candidates can look forward to upon hiring. These details may include: training and advancement opportunities, job perks, and special aspects of your company’s culture.

Catering Coordinator Responsibilities

A catering coordinator wears many hats. They handle the planning of catering requirements while managing all deliverables within a set timeline. This involves identifying the client’s vision for the event, while taking into account budget and time constraints. It is up to the catering coordinator to also conduct market research on various vendors and suppliers and make appropriate and helpful suggestions to the client. 

Acting as a liaison for all external vendors of food and events set-up supplies, a catering coordinator effectively communicates with catering team members, suppliers, delivery personnel, and event managers. A catering coordinator ensures compliance with legal, health, and safety obligations of all parties involved. This employee should know the ins and outs of the venue and allotted space and the people responsible for each aspect of the event.  Lastly, a post-event evaluation, which includes feedback and areas for improvement, is a way that the catering coordinator contributes to the team’s growth and success.  

Catering Coordinator Skills and Qualifications

To be successful as a catering coordinator, the ideal candidate should be an individual who has a passion for people and events, as well as someone who is organized and detail-oriented.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are crucial since the role involves coordinating with staff, clients, vendors, and guests. Leadership and time management skills will prove useful each day as needs may arise. Apart from these, prior experience in event management is vital.

Hiring managers decide on the educational background qualifications of the role. While a high school diploma or GED may be the minimum educational requirement, a bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, or any related field may be required as well. 

A wonderfully crafted job description and a customer-centric recruitment process are key to hiring a fantastic catering coordinator who will deliver excellent results, one event at a time.

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Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Catering Coordinator

What is the best way to find and hire a Catering Coordinator near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Catering Coordinator applicants. Employers posting their Catering Coordinator job on Indeed get about 16 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Catering Coordinator applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Catering Coordinator are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 4 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Catering Coordinator positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Catering Coordinator role?
SMS has 81% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Catering Coordinator job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Catering Coordinators are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 193% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Catering Coordinator applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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