Job Vacancy – Catering Manager
Edgbaston Stadium is now recruiting for a new Catering Manager.
This summer, Edgbaston will host the UK's first ever day/night Test Match when England take on West Indies and the biggest domestic fixture in cricket in the NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day. In addition to these major match days, Birmingham Bears will be in action in 7 home T20 domestic matches.
Job Description & Responsibilities
A fantastic opportunity to work at the most exciting venue in Birmingham this summer. We are looking for a new Catering Manager to join a dynamic team with passion for food and developing team members. At least 3 years experience at operations manager level. Successful candidate will have the pleasure of experiencing one of the best atmospheres in sport. Your job will be to provide outstanding service to all our customers working with diligence and pride.
- Manage the food and beverage provision for functions and events
- Supervise catering and waiting staff at functions
- Plan menus in consultation with chefs
- Recruit and train permanent and casual staff
- Organise, lead and motivate the catering team
- Ensure health and safety regulations are strictly observed
- Monitor the quality of the product and service provided
- Interact with customers
- Liaise with suppliers and clients
- Maximise sales and meet profit and financial expectations.
About Edgbaston Stadium
In 2011, Warwickshire County Cricket Club (WCCC) invested £32 Million in the redevelopment of the Edgbaston Stadium making the venue the second largest Cricket stadium in the UK. The venue has been praised by some of the top journalists in cricket as one of the best in the world. Alongside the development of the facilities, the Club has also invested heavily in improving the hospitality experience at Edgbaston and this has seen year on year improvement in customer feedback, enabling Edgbaston to establish itself as the leading cricket hospitality venue in the country.
The stadium boasts unbelievable facilities both for cricket and also non-cricket business. Edgbaston features an array of versatile, modern and luxurious suites and has established itself as a brilliant Conference and Events venue. In 2016, Edgbaston was awarded ‘Best Venue’ at the prestigious Birmingham Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards enhancing its reputation as one of the leading venues in the Midlands.
If you would like more information about this role or to apply, then please email Claire.Daniel@compass-group.co.uk who is our Head of Catering and Facilities. Good luck!