CATERING CAPTAIN

Kahn’s Catering is celebrating 20 years of setting the standard in Indianapolis for premier catering and event planning. 

We have begun the recruiting process for Part-Time Catering Captains .

PLEASE – No Phone Calls:  We look forward to following up with you as soon as we receive your response to this posting.

What Catering Captains Do

At Kahn’s Catering, Catering Captains are really hourly paid assistant managers. This is a hands-on leadership role responsible for the operational excellence of the event they are assigned.

  • Load truck pre and post-event, taking inventory of food and beverage product for event
  • Manage team of catering servers and bartenders, providing direction on timeline, meal service, and other event related needs
  • Provide consistent and exceptional service to clients and their guests
  • Serve beverage, food and clear courses as directed by timeline
  • Replenish beverage and food as necessary on displays and buffets
  • Greet and welcome guests, responding to their requests and questions in a courteous and friendly manner
  • Finalize the set-up of and tear down events
  • Perform other related functions that may be assigned

Who are we looking for?

One Team – One Dream:  Our best employees understand this philosophy and display a “whatever it takes” attitude to delivering on our Customer Promise of ‘Great Food and Great Service’.  Our best employees make themselves available to perform in roles other than Catering Server when the need arises. As such, it’s this philosophy that drives our employee promise of “The right people, in the right places, at the right times, doing the right things.”

  • strong leadership skills
  • excellent verbal and written communicator
  • ability to follow verbal and written instruction
  • customer-focused to selflessly create a high-quality hospitality experience
  • ability to thrive under timelines and work in a team environment, while also delivering independent results
  • open minded and easily adaptable to change
  • creative problem-solvers that can make decisions and think on their feet
  • hard-working and entrepreneurial spirit
  • driven, enthusiastic and highly motivated

Job Requirements:

  • Available Thursday-Saturday days and nights, at minimum.
  • Immediate access to communication tools (phone and email).
  • Reliable transportation to reach events throughout Indianapolis and surrounding cities.
  • Must be able to lift 38 pounds.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull, and bend repeatedly.
  • This position requires standing for long durations of time.

Compensation & Benefits

Our Servers and Bartenders earn industry leading compensation:

  • $18.00 per hour to start
  • Opportunity to make up to $21.00 per hour

Flexible, Part-Time Scheduling – ideal for anyone wanting temporary employment or for anyone wanting to make extra money, save money to travel, earn money for college, or save money for the holidays! Some of our positions offer full-time opportunities for those who earn them. All scheduling is done via email with updates provided by email, text, and phone.  Employees must have immediate access to communication tools.

Category Leading Compensation – the more skills you acquire and teach to others, the greater your earning potential.

Growth – we’re a growth company and we constantly need great people to grow with us. Additionally, many of the individual and team skills employed in successful catering are transferable to other professions and help to distinguish you.

Be Part of Exciting Events – In Mid-March, we will host 2 large events that will be sure to be exciting.  The first is a fund raiser gala for 1000 guests on March 11 with an international celebrity in attendance.  The second event is a corporate dinner event for 1500 international guests on March 22.     

Captain

Please use the link below to complete and submit an application. You may also apply in person Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm
8580 Allison Pointe Blvd. Indianapolis, IN 46250

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Thank you for everything you both did this past weekend for me and Matt to make our wedding weekend absolutely perfect!! Everything was a dream and you two made it run flawlessly! We appreciate the endless attention and hard work you both put in. Thank you again!!

Matt Groom Scottish Rite Cathedral October 6, 2020