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Catering Operations Manager at Ray's and Stark Bar

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The Opportunity 

Delaware North's Patina Restaurant Group is hiring for a Catering Operations Manager to join our team at Ray's and Stark Bar at LACMA in Los Angeles, California. As a Catering Operations Manager, you will partner with the Food and Beverage team at Ray's and Stark Bar at LACMA, and ensure that all events run efficiently to create memorable experiences for guests.


Minimum – Anticipated Maximum Salary: $64480 - $74700 / year

The advertised pay range represents what we believe at the time of this job posting, that we would be willing to pay for this position. Only in special circumstances, where a candidate has education, training, or experience that far exceeds the requirements for the position, would we consider paying higher than the stated range. Information on our comprehensive benefits package can be found at




At Delaware North, we care about our team member’s personal and professional journeys. These are just some of the benefits we offer: 

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Performance bonuses
  • Paid vacation days and holidays
  • Paid parental bonding leave
  • Tuition and/or professional certification reimbursement
  • Generous friends-and-family discounts at many of our hotels and resorts




  • Work closely with leaders, clients and catering staff to produce exceptional events.
  • Plan, coordinate and execute catering events from start to finish and ensure the highest quality of product and service throughout.
  • Negotiate prices and arrangements with clients, draws up contracts and secures client's signature and deposit.
  • Coordinate and organize necessary banquet, kitchen and service staff and arrangements for each event.
  • Maintain an excellent track record of maintaining budgetary allotments and exceeding guests' expectations in satisfaction.
  • Document and review all records for each catering event and analyze what can be done to improve booking sales.
  • Prepare operational reports, and keep records of purchases, requisitions, and liquor logs.
  • Monitor customer service feedback and develop standards of service that are shared with the catering associates.
  • Design and deliver appropriate catering menus by collaborating with clients and chefs.
  • Develop and maintain positive client relationships.
  • Assist service team in restaurant on non-event days.
  • All other duties assigned.


  • Minimum of 3 years' catering management experience in a full service, catering company, high volume restaurant, hotel or other food and beverage operation with a similar capacity and clientele.
  • Excellent knowledge of food, wine and spirits.
  • Knowledge of food preparation, inventory, and cost control measures.
  • High-level understanding and expertise in the sales process.
  • Excellent verbal communication and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to analyze data and make decisions.

Physical Requirements 

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Constant lifting, bending, and repetitive motions. 
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Exposed to outdoors and variable temperatures, including extreme hot and cold, depending on the season.

Who We Are 

Patina Restaurant Group is a leader in the premium segment of the restaurant and catering industry, operating restaurants and managing catering and food service operations at high-profile venues including, Lincoln Center, Walt Disney World®, Disneyland®, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, and The Metropolitan Opera. Patina Restaurant Group was recently named one of America's Top 25 restaurant groups by Nation's Restaurant News.

At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

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