Catering Coordinator

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Donyale Newsham | (229) 327-0267 | Bennington, VT


I have over 3 years of experience as a Catering Coordinator. I am responsible for coordinating all aspects of catering events, including menu selection, food preparation, and service. I work closely with clients to ensure that their event is successful and memorable. I have a proven track record of success in coordinating large-scale events. My attention to detail and commitment to customer satisfaction ensures that each event is handled flawlessly.


Catering Coordinator at HireAHelper, VTApr 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and secured discounts with vendors, resulting in a 15% decrease in overall catering costs.
  • Successfully coordinated the logistics for catering events with up to 500 guests.
  • Created customized menus that resulted in positive feedback from clients.
  • Managed a team of 10+ staff members during catering events.
  • Trained new employees on food safety procedures and standards.

Assistant Catering Coordinator at MoveForFree, VTAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated with vendors to secure best prices for supplies while maintaining quality standards.
  • Trained and supervised a team of 5 catering assistants during events.
  • Successfully executed caterings for up to 500 people, including VIP clients.
  • Created innovative menus that received positive feedback from guests.
  • Worked closely with the chef to ensure all food items were prepared according to specifications.


High School Diploma at Champlain Valley Union High School, Hinesburg, VTSep 2014 - May 2019

I've learned how to write papers, how to do research, and how to think critically.


  • Catering coordination
  • Food and beverage knowledge
  • Event planning
  • Budget management
  • Communication skills
  • Time management
  • Organizational skills

Kodie Gaetz | (383) 525-1241 | Saint Paul, MN


A food service professional with over three years of experience in catering coordination. I have a strong background in customer service and working with teams to deliver high-quality results. I am organized, efficient, and passionate about creating memorable dining experiences for guests.


Catering Coordinator at D’amico Catering, MNMar 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated with vendors to secure discounts on supplies, resulting in an annual savings of $2,000.
  • Hired and trained new catering staff members, increasing the size of the team by 25%.
  • Wrote and implemented a new Standard Operating Procedure manual for the Catering department.
  • Planned and executed monthly themed events for up to 200 guests, within budget.
  • Managed inventory and ordering for all food & beverage items needed for catering events.
  • Trained front-of-house staff on table service etiquette standards.

Assistant Catering Coordinator at Catering by Design, MNSep 2019 - Jan 2022

  • Assisted in catering events for up to 500 people.
  • Arranged and coordinated delivery times for food and other supplies needed for the event with outside vendors.
  • Prepped food items according to recipes provided by the head chef.
  • Kept track of inventory levels of all perishable and non-perishable goods needed for catering events.
  • Monitored budget restrictions set by the Catering Manager to ensure that no over spending occurred.
  • Wrote out guest list, table assignments, and any special requests made by guests attending the event.


High School Diploma at Roseville Area High School, MNAug 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Catering coordination
  • Food and beverage knowledge
  • Event planning
  • Budget management
  • People skills
  • Time management
  • Organization