Crossroads Cafe Director of Catering
Position Number: 900750
Department or Office: Dining Services
Level: Level C (Specialist)
Reports To Position #: 001123
Date Prepared: 02-01-2012
Dining Services, McCullough, Middlebury, VT 05753
Student Employment Information
Work Study: No
Works with event planners to provide food and drinks for events at and outside of the Crossroads Café.
-Offers and provides catering services for all events requiring in the Crossroads Café. The Crossroads maintains the exclusive privilege to provide food and beverage services for all student events. Any event hosted by the administration has the option to select catering services from any authorized Middlebury provider. Because of the exclusivity arrangement, it is necessary that all student food requests are responded to and fulfilled in a timely manner.
-Organizes and oversees any Crossroads catering to locations outside of the Crossroads Café. All catering and event planning should also include a plan for cleaning up.
-Creates, updates and maintains a menu of catering items that 1) remains consistent with the Crossroads mission of healthy and/or local food, 2) has a wide variety of offerings in both taste and affordability, 3) is affordable to clients, 4) is simple enough to be prepared by cooks without formal culinary training.
-Focuses on the appearance and presentation of all catering services.
-Requests ingredients and products from Inventory Manager.
-Interviews, hires, and trains Catering Staff.
-Oversees catering staff. Enforces proper food cooking, handling and serving methods.
Reports to: Crossroads Café Manager
Places orders through: Inventory Manager
Oversees: Crossroads Catering Staff (B level)
Previous employment at the Crossroads Cafe desired.
Food Holding, Sanitation ServSafe certification. This position also requires a keen eye for detail and proper presentation.