Job Description

Job Listing: Event Catering Manager

At Sodexo Live!, we take pride in crafting exceptional events at the most prestigious venues on the planet and creating lasting memories for fans, visitors, guests and team members. Working with Sodexo Live! is more than a job; it's a chance to be part of something greater. Here, you'll build a career where 'everyday' is anything but normal.

Our experiences are unique, and so are our people. Bring your personality, your background and your desire to delight others. In return, we'll give you all you need to thrive. After giving it all, you'll return home knowing that you've played your part in creating a truly unforgettable moment.

We are seeking skilled Event Catering Managers to join the Sodexo Live! team at New England Aquarium in Boston, MA.

New England Aquarium Information:

The New England Aquarium is a nonprofit research and conservation organization that has protected and cared for our ocean and marine animals for more than 50 years. The New England Aquarium is a catalyst for global change through public engagement and education.

Principal Function:

The Event Catering Manager will be directly responsible for creating unique dining experiences by directing and actively participating in the production of catered functions. Working closely with clients, as well as with the sales, culinary, and operations staff, they are responsible for ensuring that events are coordinated and executed smoothly and in accordance with all client expectations and specifications.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the efficient operation of the business unit by monitoring and ensuring that catering tasks are completed by catering and event staff in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Maximize customer satisfaction and support catering operations by assisting in executing catered events and functions in accordance with Sodexo Live! standards, guest expectations and specifications as per Banquet Event Orders.
  • Implement, support and maintain standards for workplace safety at all times.
  • Provide consistent floor supervision of Banquet events; Provide direction to Banquet Captains, Servers and Porters.


  • 1-2 years of event management experience within a complex food and beverage operation
  • Must possess strong knowledge of food and wine for menu development.
  • Must possess strong knowledge of food and beverage financials, operations procedures, controls and administration, as well as awareness and ability to perform all sales-related functions.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management; Ability to
  • Ability to work well in a high stress, fast paced environment.

Other Requirements:

  • Able to work effectively and safely while subject to wet floors, temperature extremes and excessive noise; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in weight; must be able to maneuver in an often tightly-quartered environment.

Hours may be extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Thank you for expressing interest in employment with Sodexo Live!. While only those candidates considered for this position will be contacted, your resume will remain on file for 90 days.

Sodexo Live! is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

Application Instructions

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