Events Supervisor (Catering & Events Department) -

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Marketing, PR
£24,000 to £25,500 per annum
Salary Description:
£24000 - £25500 Per Annum
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Events Supervisor (Catering & Events Department) - London
Salary: £24-25,500 plus excellent benefits

The Company
Our client is one of the four Inns of Court which have the exclusive right to call men and women to the Bar i.e. to admit those who have fulfilled the necessary qualifications to the degree of Barrister-at-Law, which entitles them, after a period of pupillage (vocational training), to practice as Barristers. The Inn holds numerous events and functions throughout the year and is available for private hire.

The Role
The Events Department provides lunch Mondays to Fridays to members of the Inn and pre-booked groups in its Hall. The Inn hosts a number of events for the benefit of members of the Inn and can also be booked for private events ranging from formal dinners, weddings, meetings, receptions, corporate events and garden parties to outdoor functions, TV documentaries and Hollywood movies
To have a visible presence during lunch service times and ensure that it is set in accordance with guidance of the Catering & Merchandise Manager

Ensure that all events spaces are cleared and prepared for service or left in a state ready for public access

To ensure that on arrival, every member of staff is fully briefed as to the duties they are to carry out including general housekeeping and health and safety

Carry out operational planning for each event such as equipment requirements, room layouts and staffing requirements

Liaise with the kitchen where necessary in the planning and delivery of an event

Ensure all function sheets are correctly completed before the commencement of service

Ensure the that all staff accurately complete timesheets of the hours they have worked for the shift

Assist in the preparation of accurate consumption figures for events within the shortest possible time after the end of an event

Make purchase recommendations to the Executive Chef & Events Operations Manager

To assist in ensuring that all the Departmental targets are met

Undertake regular stock takes of inventories of catering supplies

Conduct meetings with visitors/clients/prospective clients of all levels of seniority with a view of booking events or confirming details of events already booked.

Keep abreast of the latest trends within the catering/banqueting industry, making recommendations to improve the Middle Temple product as appropriate

To take a proactive approach to equipment maintenance and to deal with any issues that may arise

To assist with the efforts to maintain the Events Department as a clean safe environment to work


To ensure that all waiting staff are fully briefed for the roles they are expected to perform (i.e. to ensure that they can serve/clear/lay-up/pour hot and cold beverages)

To ensure that all aspects of function sheets are fully understood and carried out as specified, (i.e. that the menus are printed as per client instructions, that timings are adhered to as best they can be, that any reasonable client request is carried out)

Ensure that all committee meetings are correctly set up and adequately supplied with the function requirements

To ensure the smooth operation of any event by making sure all staff attending the event are fully aware of what work needs to be carried out when and that all staff are coordinated effectively

Ensure that all pre-dinner procedures and policies are followed before the commencement of service


Contact Details:
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Tel: 0845 450 6635
Contact: Naomi

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