Catering Coordinator

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  10325 


Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Varied 

Salary Range: $13.26 - $17.55 


Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.


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Job Role Summary

The Catering Coordinator performs the appropriate steps of service associated with a catered meal dependent upon the style of the event (plated, buffet, reception).

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Delivers excellent customer service at all times and communicates in a professional and courteous manner with guests, hospital staff and coworkers
  • Ability to interpret catering BEOs, gather and set up appropriate equipment for multiple events at one time
  • Performs the appropriate steps of service associated with a catered meal dependent upon the style of the event (plated, buffet, reception)
  • Maintains appropriate sanitation levels in the work area in compliance with the food code (proper labelling, FIFO and hand washing)
  • Completes side work at the beginning and end of shift as assigned including but not limited to cleaning duties, food prep and stocking
  • Works as a team member to provide the most efficient service to guests
  • Maintains a calm and professional demeanor during periods of high volume to promote a positive guest experience and stable working environment
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Minimum of two years of experience in hospitality or other related field

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and build positive relationships
  • Demonstrates proper use of equipment
  • Follows infection control policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of safe food handling practices
  • Ability to handle complaints professionally
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a professional, courteous manner with food service personnel and other hospital staff



Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.




Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis