The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin is located 1 block west of our State Capitol in downtown Austin and is also within walking distance to The University of Texas, downtown business and entertainment districts and 20 minutes (11 miles) from Austin Bergstrom International Airport. We are also convenient to Dell Seton Medical Center and less than a mile to the Austin Convention Center.
We're looking for a Catering Manager to join the team! Catering Manager executes written sales agreement and Banquet Event Orders for moderately-sized and moderately-complex events characteristically limited up to 150 Peak room nights.
What will I be doing?
Maintain liaison between the customer and their representatives and the hotel by directing each department within the hotel as to their specific role in the pre-planning and execution of on-site convention. Maximizes revenues and controls expenses through effective negotiation of services and accurate forecasting. Initiates verbal and written communication with customer and internal team relative to payment structure, room block management, food and beverage, public room rental and exhibit hall fees, incremental and affiliate revenue streams, performance damages and master billing process. Analyzes customers' service and product needs and financial issues of in-house groups; and within parameters authorizes on behalf of the General Manager appropriate resolution of customers' concerns. Trains, supervises, schedules and works closely with Catering Coordinator and Sales Team.
What are we looking for?
Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:
- Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
- Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
- Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
- Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
- Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
- Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline
In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:
- Customer Focus
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!