Golden Spice Catering
Director of sales & operations
September 1995 — Present
Highly accomplished caterer, with 24 years of experience designing menus and preparing dishes for gatherings from 50 to 2,500 people.
Create and prepare menus including all appetizers, entrees, food stations and desserts.
Innovative display & design of food service.
Negotiate with vendors to get the best prices and improve logistics. Design, plan and execute events in any venue.
Coordinate with accounting to ensure accurate billing and invoicing.
Brand development, web site traffic & social media presence & growth.
Serve as last line of customer service, handling escalated issues with guests, clients, vendors or other contractors.
Plan, inventory and deliver all "components" to events to ensure proper quantities and quality.
Plan and execute all pre-event preparation to reduce time on event day, etc.
Developing & executing a floor plan based on the menu, venue & guest count for a good "flow".
Determine the staff required & staff the events, with top notch crew. Recruitment is on going.
Always updating our equipment & that extra pizzazz required to be the best.